• A rich and frank exchange of evidence and experience around social protection in fragile and humanitarian contexts;

  • A clear understanding of the existing gaps and possible avenues of work (both in terms of research and policy) needed to address them;

  • Strengthened contact among stakeholders working on the same issues from different perspectives (research, policy and operations) and countries;

  • A conference proceedings volume;

  • A book or special issue in a leading academic journal;

  • A document summarising key operational guiding considerations in the humanitarian-development nexus which have been supported by the EU, and conference partners.