Global Protection Forum 2023 Summary Report

From the 23 October to 2 November 2023 the Global Protection Cluster (GPC), its Strategic Advisory Group and Areas of Responsibility organized the Global Protection Forum with the theme In the Hour of Need: Advancing Prevention and Proactive Protection. The Forum is dedicated to the broader constituency of the GPC and designed to foster dialogue on current protection priorities, discuss emerging issues and present new evidence and good practices on a chosen theme across Protection Cluster operations. The Forum included an opening ceremony, six core sessions and two side events. The Forum presented an opportunity to showcase frontline work and also hear from local voices. Registration numbers reached over 4100 people from 143 different countries. In total, more than 2,112 unique participations were recorded.