Latest revision: 2019
Target audience: National level Cluster Coordinators and co-coordinators, co-chairs, government focal points
Summary: The goal of this course is to introduce participants to coordination roles, responsibilities, approaches, tools and outputs through practical exploration of the Humanitarian Program Cycle and Core Functions of Clusters and to develop knowledge and understanding of the interpersonal skills and skills needed for leading coordination platforms.
Duration of training: 5 days
GNC support in conducting the training: Trainings organized globally or regionally by the GNC on a regular basis.
Latest revision: 2016
Target audience: National level Cluster Information Management Officers (IMOs), including government focal points for IM. It can be adapted by a national IMO to train subnational IMOs as needed. It is not recommended to use this generic package for the sub-national IM training in countries, unless adaptation to local context and tool has been made.
Summary: Course goal is to develop knowledge and skills in nutrition cluster information management and their application to the elements of the humanitarian programme cycle to ensure IM support of all cluster core functions.
Duration of training: 5 days
GNC support in conducting the training: Trainings organized globally by the GNC on regular basis. If a country wants to use this package for sub-national IMOs training, a request can be sent to the GNC for support, however training package adaptation should be done in country.
"Training has a clear framework: clear frameworks make for good trainings “
"I feel very comfortable in preparing now Strategy and be part of HRP process because I understand the logical flows“
"I had been looking forward to this training for a long time, for one year since moving over from another job. Wanted a full understanding of how the cluster functions. Training met expectations"
"I appreciated the balance between group and practical sessions, I found that the training was excellent”
"I found that the training was very practical and relevant for the daily work that I am doing”
"Before it was not very clear what the cluster was supposed to do, now I understand the key roles and functions”
Remote assistance and support for field-based teams in a number of areas
The Coordination Helpdesk provides guidance, support and remote assistance in the field of nutrition cluster coordination, specifically related to the implementation of the six core functions of a nutrition cluster and the integration of accountability to affected populations into nutrition programming.
The Information Management Helpdesk provides guidance, support and remote assistance on information management activities, processes and tools to support nutrition cluster coordination and response.
The Nutrition in Emergencies Helpdesk provides technical assistance and remote support in the field of nutrition in emergencies, specifically in the areas of community management of acute malnutrition, micronutrient supplementation in emergencies and infant and young child feeding in emergencies.
The Integration for Nutrition Outcomes Helpdesk provides technical assistance and remote support in the field of integrated programming to support nutrition outcomes, including the planning and implementation of holistic, nutrition-sensitive approaches to prevent undernutrition.
The guidance outlines roles and responsibilities of UNICEF’s staff in supporting and leading cluster approach at national level
The goal of the training is to strengthen the ability of country clusters/sector working groups in programming the multi-sectoral integrated interventions for improved nutrition outcomes.
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