Reflection Paper - William S. Chemaly

The drive, passion, responsiveness, and expertise of protection advocates and aid workers has turned a previously underprioritized area of humanitarian work – protection – to one at its centre. And yet, conference room confusion about protection and its centrality to all humanitarian action grows increasingly disconnected from a field reality where protection responsibilities are crystal clear. As the baton is passed to the next leadership, outgoing Global Protection Cluster Coordinator William Chemaly shares five ideas that shaped our work in the last three years.