The State of Protection in the COVID-19 Era, Global Protection Cluster High Level Event, 30th November #Advocacy #covid19response #upcomingwebinar

Perrine Corcuff

Dear all,

also sharing this High Level Event on the State of Protection in the COVID-19 Era, organized by the Global Protection Cluster, together with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, and with support from PHAP and the Norwegian Refugee Council.

The event is bringing together a High-Level Panel (see below) to reflect on the state of protection in the Covid-19 era and will draw on findings from a new NRC-Global Protection Cluster report on the current state of play in protection financing, and bring to a close the Global Protection Forum.

This event will present a critical discussion on the place of protection within humanitarian response and the commitments needed across the humanitarian community to address major needs and challenges in 2021 and beyond.

Date: Monday 30th November
Time: 6 pm-8 pm CET (Geneva) 
The event will be held virtually in English and Spanish and International Sign. Subtitles will also be available. All details and registration here

Manuel Bessler - Swiss Ambassador Head of Swiss Humanitarian Aid and SHA
Gillian Triggs – Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, UNHCR
Jan Egeland - Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council
Cecilia Jimenez-Damary – UN Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons
Mayerlín Vergara Pérez – Regional Coordinator for Fundación Renancer & Nansen Refugee Award Winner
William Chemaly - Global Protection Cluster Coordinator