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11 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 01 May 2016 Training date: 20 Jun 2016 to 01 Jul 2016 University of Geneva, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON HIGHER EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES

11 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 12 Apr 2016 Training date: 27 Apr 2016 to 29 Apr 2016 Asset Africa Institute

Dear Partner,

Asset Africa Institute, (www.assetafrica.co.ke), is pleased to announce the following seminar set to take place in April 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Seminar Name: Project Design and Management Training Seminar
Date: 27th -29th April 2016
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
Cost: USD 600

11 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 14 Mar 2016 Training date: 21 Mar 2016 to 24 Mar 2016 Asset Africa Institute

Dear Partner,

Asset Africa Institute, (www.assetafrica.co.ke), is pleased to announce the following seminar set to take place in March, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Seminar Title: The Theory of Change, Contribution Assessment & Implications to Development Programming
Date: 21st -24th March 2016
Venue: Nairobi Kenya
Cost: USD 870

11 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Mar 2016 Training date: 04 Apr 2016 to 08 Apr 2016 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

Disaster risk within a country has its roots in development decisions that do not adequately address disaster concerns, and the resulting disasters are coming at the cost of development and poverty reduction. By not considering disaster risk in development planning, new risks could be unintentionally created or existing ones exacerbated through investments in infrastructure and public services, and through improper planning and regulation.

11 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Mar 2016 Training date: 28 Mar 2016 to 01 Apr 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

11 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Mar 2016 Training date: 28 Mar 2016 to 01 Apr 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

Environmental management aims to ensure that ecosystem services are protected and maintained for future human generations, and also maintain ecosystem integrity through considering ethical, economic, and scientific (ecological) variables.

11 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Mar 2016 Training date: 28 Mar 2016 to 01 Apr 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

This training aims to develop the capacity of professionals mainly working in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Impact and Adaptation to design, manage, evaluate and undertake improvements in people-centered early warning systems for hydro-meteorological & geological hazards and extreme events associated with climate change and variability.

11 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Mar 2016 Training date: 28 Mar 2016 to 01 Apr 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

Forestry involves the management of a broad range of natural resources within a forested area. We all agree Forestry is complex, dynamic, and multidimensional. GIS technology profoundly and positively impacts the way land managers, timber managers, and forestry specialists manage timber resources.Having accurate geographical information about land is critical to making informed decisions about how to manage it.

11 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 31 May 2016 Training date: 04 Jul 2016 to 15 Jul 2016 Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, Université catholique de Louvain

The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) at the Université catholique de Louvain is pleased to present the 2016 Summer Course on Assessing Public Health in Emergency Situations (APHES). This course is scheduled to take place on July 4-15, 2016 in Brussels, Belgium.

The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disaster will offer the APHES Course in English.

*Venue: *Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

*Dates: *04-15 July 2016

*Language: *English

11 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Feb 2016 Training date: 18 Feb 2016 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection

With the launch of “One Humanity: Shared Responsibility”, the Report of the Secretary-General for the World Humanitarian Summit, the Summit process is entering the final stretch of preparation for Istanbul.

10 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Apr 2016 Training date: 04 Apr 2016 to 08 Apr 2016 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Explore the law governing the recourse to armed force among states and international humanitarian law as they pertain to humanitarian action. Explain the responsibility to protect, and the legal framework of humanitarian access; and apply human rights law in times of emergency and armed conflict.

How does international law help advance humanitarian objectives? What legal instruments apply in different situations of armed violence and who do these instruments protect?

10 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 02 May 2016 Training date: 02 May 2016 to 06 May 2016 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Identify the key chronic diseases encountered in humanitarian contexts, recognise the challenges presented by chronic diseases in emergencies or unstable settings, and implement appropriate care strategies in resource-limited settings. The course places a special emphasis on health strategy development.

10 Feb 2016 description

This unique distance learning course runs from 8 February - 2 October 2016 -- some spaces are still available and late registrations may still be considered.

For more information please contact admincerah@unige.ch

10 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Apr 2016 Training date: 18 Apr 2016 to 22 Apr 2016 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Build your understanding of nutritional crises, their origins, consequences and interventions; and how to best respond, including the use of nutritional indicators and surveys to assess malnutrition; and design appropriate response strategies.

This seminar presents an overview on nutritional crises, their origins, consequences and interventions. Emphasis is given to the recognition of food and nutrition emergencies, clinical aspects of malnutrition, as well as key emergency nutrition interventions.

10 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Mar 2016 Training date: 07 Mar 2016 to 11 Mar 2016 Strategic Human Development Training and Consultancy

Some of the common challenges facing relief and development agencies are: 1) effectively documenting activities, and 2) developing project proposals that attract potential donors. These challenges have resulted in limited capacity for resource mobilization in many organizations.

To remedy this, SMART SKILLS INTERNATIONAL will conduct training sessions which will cover effective proposal and report writing skills. This will be highly beneficial in light of the current competition for funding.

10 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Mar 2016 Training date: 04 Apr 2016 to 06 Apr 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

Microsoft Excel for Human Resource Professionals is three day training courses that will help participants utilize Ms Excel tools to perform the daily activities in managing the company’s workforce, such as managing the varied requirements of employee’s payroll, timekeeping and records in.

Who should attend?

10 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Mar 2016 Training date: 04 Apr 2016 to 08 Apr 2016 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

10 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Mar 2016 Training date: 28 Mar 2016 to 01 Apr 2016 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

This course aims to develop a comprehensive experience of human rights learning by equipping potential human rights educators, advocates, activists, students, volunteers, and law enforcement officers with knowledge and skills to:

10 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Mar 2016 Training date: 28 Mar 2016 to 29 Mar 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

The art of presenting your ideas, action points or recommendations to an audience in a simple way within a short amount of time is known as “pitching”. It’s an important skill to have – if you can’t explain your opinion, your recommendation or your work to an important audience then how are you going to make any difference or get anyone to take up your research? Let’s stop missing opportunities to get our key messages into the public domain and into decision makers’ minds.

Duration

2 days

10 Feb 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Apr 2016 Training date: 02 May 2016 to 06 May 2016 Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Teaches participants to identify who is entitled to protection as a refugee or internally displaced person under international law, in order to strengthen the legal responses of humanitarian actors and international lawyers to forced migration.

This Thematic Seminar is conducted in partnership with the Graduate Institute's Global Migration Centre.