Meet Yorgo Younes! Prior to joining the IFRC, Yorgo worked as a Protection Coordinator with the Norwegian Refugee Council where he oversaw the overall implementation of safe and inclusive programming in North of Lebanon.
Previously, Yorgo worked as a child protection officer with Save the Children International, directly implementing child protection activities, in addition to responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Beirut Port explosion. He was also the anti-harassment, bullying and intimidation focal point for SCI’s Beirut field office, in addition to being a member of SCI’s inclusion committee. Yorgo also worked with Terre des Hommes Italy as a team leader, community empowerment officer and child protection officer where he mostly focused on mental health and psychosocial support, in addition to community empowerment and development.