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Social Protection and CVA Pt. II: Designing Humanitarian CVA Linked to Social Assistance in Washington, DC, USA

6th August 2019

Please note: Participants will be required to take Part I of this course, Introduction to Social Protection & CVA for Humanitarian Stakeholders, online as a pre-requisite.

This course aims to cover the key processes and steps involved in designing humanitarian assistance that contributes to strengthening and developing social assistance systems in the country. This follows the project cycle from assessment, design, implementation and learning. This training is based on the CaLP publication 'Working with Cash Based Safety Nets in Humanitarian Contexts'. 

This training will allow participants to:

  • Acquire knowledge of key steps and considerations involved in designing humanitarian assistance that contributes to strengthening and developing social protection systems in the country
  • Have clarity on the role of humanitarian actors in linking humanitarian assistance with social protection in general and cash-based social safety nets in particular

The course targets humanitarian practitioners who have little or no experience of working with social protection, but understand the basic concepts and opportunities, and want to learn more about how they might this apply in humanitarian programming. It is assumed participants of this course will already have a working knowledge of Cash and Voucher Assistance. 

Please note: Participants will be required to take Part I of this course, Introduction to Social Protection & CVA for Humanitarian Stakeholders, online as a pre-requisite and will be asked to submit their certificate of completion in order to confirm their participation for Part II of the course which will be administered face-to-face. The e-learning course is available on Kaya and you will need to create a free account to access the course.

The course will take place in Washington, DC on August 6, 2019. It is a face-to-face, classroom-based training, and it will not be possible to participate remotely. In addition, while there are no fees for the course, participants are responsible for any travel or associated costs and visa support letters.

To apply, please click here and for any additional inquiries please contact Karen Pinzon.