The Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) module defines AAP and examines why it is important in humanitarian action broadly
The Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) module defines AAP and examines why it is important in humanitarian action broadly and in response to the Ukraine humanitarian crisis more specifically. It explores, in more detail, three pillars of AAP: community participations, information sharing and feedback mechanisms; including ways to put these into practice. The module provides opportunities for participates to identify actions they can take to increase accountability to the affected populations they are currently working with.
The course includes two sessions:
- Session 1: AAP and community participation - this session defines AAP and examines why it is important and what it entails. It focuses on one pillar of AAP: community participation. The session allows participants to consider community participation in the context of the Ukraine humanitarian crisis response and identify actions to increase community participation in their current response.
- Session 2: AAP, information sharing and feedback mechanisms - this session explores two pillars of AAP: information sharing and feedback mechanisms. It allows participants to consider how to effectively implement these pillars to increase their accountability to the affected populations they are currently working with.
The facilitated module uses participatory methods and it is expected that learners will participate in discussions and activities in order to deepen their understanding of the concepts that are discussed. Participants will be offered opportunities to share relevant personal experiences and reflections to benefit their own and others' learning.
To support participants to implement actions that increase their accountability to affected populations in their work as part of the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Response.
By the end of the module, participants will be able to:
- Describe some of the key considerations and attributes of accountability to affected populations (AAP),
- Explain what community participation means and the possible barriers to participation in the context of the Ukraine humanitarian crisis response,
- Assess potential actions to encourage community participation in their current response to the Ukraine humanitarian crisis,
- Describe how effective communication can support accountability to affected populations,
- Describe what feedback and response mechanisms are and how they can support accountability to affected populations,
- Identify actions that they and their organisation can take to improve their information sharing and establish or strengthen feedback and response mechanisms in their current response to the Ukraine humanitarian crisis.
The module comprises two live facilitated sessions, each 60 minutes duration.
TOTAL: 120 minutes.
Participants will be asked to watch a short video prior to the live session.
Who should attend?
Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) module is intended for anyone working or volunteering with populations affected by the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis. There are no formal entry requirements for the module.
This course is offered for free; on a first come, first served basis. We will be creating a waiting list, so please email us if the course is already full so we can keep you in mind if anybody drops out.
How to Join?
If you would like to attend, please register through Eventbrite. You will receive instructions on how to join the course after registration.
The live online sessions are hosted on Zoom. We recommend joining via the Zoom app. Participants may join the training via a browser, although the browser offers limited access to some of the interactive features of the training. Participants will be expected to have a stable internet connection and to actively participate in all facilitated sessions.
What is the language of the training?
English (simultaneous translation available in Romanian)
Session I: Tuesday 26th April, 09:00 Kyiv time (EEST or UTC+3)
Session II: Wednesday 27th April, 09:00 Kyiv time (EEST or UTC+3)
Upon completion of the course participants will be eligible to apply for a HPass Badge, a digital indicator of achievement, and a way for participants to demonstrate their skills and experience in the humanitarian sector. You can find more information on HPass Badges here.
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