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Frederieke van Herk

Protection Coordination Specialist

As of March 2022 Frederieke (Fray) van Herk works as a Protection Coordination Specialist within the roving team. In this role, she also focuses specifically on strengthening co-coordination and engagement with the Strategic Advisory Groups (SAG) across operations. She has mostly worked in roles that mostly supported information management, analysis, and coordination, including at the Gender-Based Violence Area of Responsibility and UNICEF’s GBViE and Global Cluster Coordination Unit teams. In addition to her work at global level she has done protection programming at transit centres for the Red Cross during the 2015 European refugee crisis, monitoring of protection programmes in Greece and analysis in support of the coordination to the Rohingya response for ACAPS in Cox’s Bazar. She has done her bachelors in International Relations and International Law, and holds a masters in International Humanitarian Action.