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21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Feb 2015 Training date: 02 Mar 2015 to 04 Mar 2015 GRM International

The project management approach is widely applied in international development following the standard project life cycle of concept, development, implementation and finalisation.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 27 Feb 2015 Training date: 02 Mar 2015 to 04 Mar 2015 GRM International

The three day Monitoring and Evaluation course provides a broad overview of the skills and knowledge of M&E. Time is limited for in-depth practice. The course is ideal for those who have had no or very limited formal training in M&E but need a good understanding of the subject. For those needing in-depth knowledge of monitoring or evaluation one of the longer courses is recommended.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Apr 2015 Training date: 27 Apr 2015 to 01 May 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

In partnership with Médecins sans Frontières (MSF)

Built on lectures, role-playing exercises, case studies and discussions, the seminar aims to strengthen the core human resource competencies of project and programme managers working in humanitarian environments.

Course Objectives

By the end of the seminar, participants will be able to:

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Mar 2015 Training date: 16 Mar 2015 to 20 Mar 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Using lectures, case studies and discussions with professionals in humanitarian advocacy, the general objective of the seminar is for participants to acquire the tools and skills necessary to develop an effective advocacy strategy in support to operational humanitarian projects.

Course Objectives

By the end of the seminar, participants will be able to:

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Apr 2015 Training date: 04 May 2015 to 08 May 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

The thematic seminar on International and Transitional Justice aims to present an introduction of international criminal law and international transitional law. In addition to giving participants a historical and theoretical overview of these branches of law, it aims to provide a critical approach to international justice - today primarily presented as criminal law.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 27 Apr 2015 Training date: 11 May 2015 to 15 May 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Built on lectures, case studies and discussions, use of a documentary film, and a visit to the United Nations in Geneva, the seminar aims at strengthening the legal responses of humanitarian actors and international lawyers to forced migration.COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the seminar, participants will be able to:

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Feb 2015 Training date: 03 Mar 2015 to 13 Mar 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

This seminar is structured around lectures, case studies and discussions, which aim at strengthening the negotiation knowledge and skills of HQ and field managers.COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Design a negotiation strategy adapted to a specific context taking into account short, mid and long term outcomes.CERTIFICATION

Each seminar corresponds to 2 ECTS credits and is recognized by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 27 Apr 2015 Training date: 11 May 2015 to 15 May 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

This seminar discusses key topics in sexual and reproductive health for populations affectedby humanitarian emergencies.

Course Objectives

By the end of the seminar, participants will be able to:

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 04 May 2015 Training date: 18 May 2015 to 22 May 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

This seminar addresses health issues related to a traumatic event which could be a sudden natural disaster or violence during an armed conflict. Special emphasis will be given to two relatively neglected areas in humanitarian health programmes: mental health and sexual violence.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Apr 2015 Training date: 04 May 2015 to 08 May 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

This seminar discusses the concept of chronicity and identifies the main chronic diseases. The particular challenges presented by chronic diseases in emergency and/or unstable settings will be discussed through several examples. Health policy development and organizational and professional ethics will be cross-cutting themes throughout the week.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Apr 2015 Training date: 27 Apr 2015 to 01 May 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

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.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 09 Mar 2015 Training date: 23 Mar 2015 to 27 Mar 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Sexual violence is the most immediate and dangerous type of gender-based violence occurring in acute emergencies. While women and girls are by far the most frequent victims of sexual violence, emerging evidence shows that men and boys are also affected. Sexual violence is a serious, life-threatening issue primarily affecting the most vulnerable populations. It is a public health, social and cultural as well as a human rights problem.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Mar 2016 Training date: 09 Feb 2016 to 27 Mar 2016 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

The last decade has seen a marked increase in large-scale ‘natural’ disasters resulting in overwhelming challenges for humanitarian organisations, especially when they affect urban environments.

This course highlights waht is specific to humanitarian interventions in the context of "natural" and technological disasters and gives theoretical and analytical compentencies in order to develop a disaster risk management strategy.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Mar 2015 Training date: 13 Apr 2015 to 29 May 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

The growing professionalization of the humanitarian sector has created new challenges for how humanitarian organisations manage their staff. The effective organisation of local and expatriate work forces in often difficult contexts demands high levels of expertise and competence .

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Mar 2015 Training date: 13 Apr 2015 to 29 May 2015 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Maintaining and improving the health situation of vulnerable populations lies at the heart of most aid projects, especially during a humanitarian emergency.

Humanitarian professionals must be equipped with sufficient basic knowledge to be able to identify and monitor health problems during crises, and to develop effective and appropriate intervention strategies in complex situations.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Jun 2015 Training date: 17 Aug 2015 to 10 Apr 2016 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Are you a humanitarian middle and senior manager with at least 2-3 years of experience? Do you wish to reflect on your experience and to improve your practice? Discover our new Distance Learning Certificate of Advanced Studies - Designing Strategies and Projects for Humanitarian Action, designed in close partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières and NGO Management School and Groupe URD Urgence Réhabilitation Développement.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Feb 2015 Training date: 01 Sep 2015 to 31 Jan 2016 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

The DAS is designed for professionals with experience in the humanitarian sector who wish to deepen their understanding of the contemporary humanitarian enterprise. The programme provides participants with a comprehensive overview of conceptual and operational aspects of humanitarian action. The open and welcoming learning environment at CERAH fosters an interactive community of students, researchers and professionals located in international Geneva and beyond.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Feb 2015 Training date: 14 Sep 2015 to 31 Jul 2016 Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

The MAS offers postgraduate-level education focused on building in-depth competencies for managers. It provides participants with a strong understanding of the central conceptual and operational aspects of humanitarian action and the capacity to define and implement strategic humanitarian responses. CERAH provides an open and welcoming learning environment and fosters an interactive community of students, researchers and professionals located in international Geneva and beyond.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Sep 2015 Training date: 21 Sep 2015 to 30 Jun 2016 ISGlobal - Barcelona Institute for Global Health

International health is a discipline that systematically identifies and compares the factors affecting the health of all human populations, with special emphasis on health problems related to poverty in low and middle income countries and attention to issues of equitable access to health.

The key knowledge, skills and abilities of this discipline allow research and critical analysis related to principal health challenges, health determinants, health systems, health economics, health governance and policy, and health services management.

21 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Sep 2015 Training date: 21 Sep 2015 to 30 Jun 2016 ISGlobal - Barcelona Institute for Global Health

The ISGlobal-University of Barcelona Master of Global Health is designed for students and professionals seeking to develop a career in health, from a global and transdisciplinary perspective. The programme offers the knowledge necessary to face the current challenges in global health and prepares students for work with organisations that fight for equitable access to health around the world.

Objectives

As a student of the Master of Global Health, you will gain the knowledge and tools necessary to: