The Global Protection Cluster (GPC) is chaired by UNHCR,
which is the Global Cluster Lead Agency for Protection.

Field Operations
 

GPC acts at both the Global Level and Field Level, in the latter case providing advice and support to clusters in the field.

GPC Help Desk
 

The first point of contact
for all Field Support requests
and queries.

SEND REQUEST or read more...

Protection Cluster
Coordination Toolbox

Find the necessary tools
on the coordination of a field protection cluster.

read more...

intro image 1

GPC Overview

Established in 2005 as part of the humanitarian reform, the Global Protection Cluster (GPC) is the main inter-agency forum at the global level for standard and policy setting as well as collabo-ration and overall coordination of activities supporting the protection response in complex and natural disaster humanitarian emergencies.

read more...

intro image 2

Areas of Responsibility

In light of their specific expertise, certain agencies have agreed to serve as Focal Point Agencies for certain Areas of Responsibility (AORs) within the GPC: Child Protection (UNICEF), Gender-Based Violence (UNFPA/UNICEF), Land, Housing and Property (UN-Habitat), Mine Action (UNMAS).

read more...

intro image 3

Emergencies in Focus

Each year millions of people are affected by conflict, violence, human rights violations or natural disasters. The GPC provides operational support to field protection clusters which work to ensure the protection of internally displaced persons and affected populations in complex and natural disaster humanitarian emergencies.

read more...

ProCap (in English)
Date: 01 Mar 2015–07 Mar 2015
Location: Geneva
Type:
Training


ProCap (in English)
Date: 07 Jun 2015–12 Jun 2015
Location: Tanzania
Type:
Training


ProCap
Date: 06 Sep 2015–12 Sep 2015
Location: Bangkok
Type:
Training


ProCap
Date: 06 Dec 2015–11 Dec 2015
Location: Geneva
Type:
Training


GenCap Gender in Humanitarian Action
Date: 23 Mar 2015–26 Mar 2015
Location: Istanbul / Dubai
Type:
Training


GenCap Gender in Humanitarian Action
Date: 15 Jun 2015–18 Jun 2015
Location: Tanzania
Type:
Training


GenCap Gender in Humanitarian Action
Date: 01 Sep 2015–04 Sep 2015
Location: Bangkok
Type:
Training


GenCap Gender in Humanitarian Action
Date: 01 Dec 2015–04 Dec 2015
Location: Geneva
Type:
Training


PLP Europe 2015
Date: 23 Nov 2015–27 Nov 2015
Location: tbc
Type:
Training


PLP Americas 2014/2015
Date: 23 Feb 2015–27 Feb 2015
Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
Type:
Mission


PLP SURGE 2015
Date: 05 Oct 2015–09 Oct 2015
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Type:
Mission


PLP Carribean 2015
Date: 25 May 2015–29 May 2015
Location:
Type:
Mission


PLP MENA Syria situation 2015
Date: 17 Aug 2015–21 Aug 2015
Location: tbc
Type:
Mission


Project Cycle Management
Date: 29 Apr 2015–09 Jun 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Project Cycle Management
Date: 04 Nov 2015–15 Dec 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Monitoring and Evaluation in the NGO Sector
Date: 04 Mar 2015–14 Apr 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Monitoring and Evaluation in the NGO Sector
Date: 06 May 2015–16 Jun 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Monitoring and Evaluation in the NGO Sector
Date: 02 Sep 2015–13 Oct 2015
Location:
Type:
Mission


Data Collection and Analysis for Project Monitoring and Evaluation
Date: 04 Feb 2015–03 Mar 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Non-profit Financial Management
Date: 28 Oct 2015–08 Dec 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Effective Leadership for Humanitarian Action and Social Change
Date: 04 Feb 2015–17 Mar 2015
Location:
Type:
Mission


Resilience, Humanitarian Action and Human Development
Date: 04 Mar 2015–14 Apr 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Engaging Men and Boys in Gender Equality Programming
Date: 29 Apr 2015–09 Jun 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Gender Mainstreaming (Gender Equality-Advanced Course)
Date: 28 Jan 2015–14 Apr 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Gender Mainstreaming (Gender Equality-Advanced Course)
Date: 02 Sep 2015–17 Nov 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Advocacy Institute
Date: 04 Aug 2015–07 Aug 2015
Location: Cambridge
Type:
Training


11th Conduct of Peace Operations Course
Date: 15 Jun 2015–19 Jun 2015
Location: Sanremo
Type:
Training


15th Summer Course on International Humanitarian Law
Date: 22 Jun 2015–03 Jul 2015
Location: Sanremo/Geneva
Type:
Training


11th International Migration Law Course
Date: 28 Sep 2015–02 Oct 2015
Location: Sanremo
Type:
Training


Regional Training of Trainers for Central Africa
Date: 01 Feb 2015–28 Feb 2015
Location: Brazzaville or Kinshasa
Type:
Training


Regional Training of Trainers for Latin America
Date: 01 Apr 2015–30 Apr 2015
Location: Bogota or Panama
Type:
Training


Regional Training of Trainers for Francophone Africa
Date: 01 Jun 2015–30 Jun 2015
Location: TBC: Bamako/Ouagadougou/Dakar/Casablanca
Type:
Training


Regional Training of Trainers for Anglophone Africa
Date: 01 Jul 2015–31 Aug 2015
Location: Nairobi or Entebbe
Type:
Training


Regional Training of Trainers for the Middle East
Date: 01 Sep 2015–31 Oct 2015
Location: Amman or Beyrouth
Type:
Training


><

ECHO Contribution

Another year has passed during which the Global Protection Cluster (GPC) and its partners have benefitted from the generosity and support of the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO).

read more...