Professional standards for protection work carried out by human rights and humanitarian actors in armed conflict


/ January 20, 2015

The Professional Standards for Protection Work are a set of minimum standards for humanitarian and human rights actors who engage in protection work, below which organizations are advised not to implement protection activities. For humanitarian organisations, pages 77-103 on managing sensitive protection information are particularly useful.

Where this comes from: This resource was created by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Status: Completed.
Maya Richman

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Maya is an interdisciplinary technologist, researcher and improvisational electronic musician based in Berlin. In 2012, she worked with Development Seed, building websites and interactive maps. Later, she worked as a research assistant for Gabriella Coleman investigating the politics of hackers, and as a radio show host for a feminist, artist-run centre. She is now working with organizations of all sizes to influence their security culture, in addition to managing and developing new internal tech processes for a distributed organization.

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