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Groundwater, poverty and development

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Registration deadline: 27 Nov 2014 Training date: 28 Nov 2014 Overseas Development Institute

The event will highlight the UPGro programme (Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor), funded by DFID, NERC and ESRC. It will also be an opportunity for other groundwater researchers and practitioners to share and discuss their work.

Groundwater will be examined from the points of view of the natural and social sciences, engineering, management and governance.

Questions to be addressed include:

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Counter-terrorism laws: what aid agencies need to know

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Registration deadline: 05 Nov 2014 Training date: 06 Nov 2014 Overseas Development Institute

Chair:

Sara Pantuliano - Director, Humanitarian Policy Group

Speakers:

Naz K. Modirzadeh - Director, Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (via video-link)

Dustin Lewis - Senior Researcher, Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (via video-link)

Mike Parkinson - Policy Advisor, Oxfam GB

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Personal Safety and Security in the Field

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Registration deadline: 06 Jan 2015 Training date: 19 Jan 2015 to 23 Jan 2015 RedR UK

About the course
Personal security training is crucial for anyone working in an insecure or hostile environment. This course has been designed to provide the most relevant and challenging training, specifically from an NGO perspective for NGO workers.

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30th ALNAP Annual Meeting

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Registration deadline: 02 Mar 2015 Training date: 03 Mar 2015 to 05 Mar 2015 ALNAP

Working together in the field for effective humanitarian response

3 – 4 March 2015, Berlin

The issue of coordination has become more pressing as the number of humanitarian actors has increased and a combination of factors – climate change, urbanisation and population grow among others – have led to responses becoming larger and more complex.

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2nd International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience

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Registration deadline: 02 Nov 2014 Training date: 03 Nov 2014 to 05 Nov 2014 University College London

The 2nd international Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience will be held at UCL from 3rd -5th November 2014. The inaugural conference took place in 2012 and was a great success, generating a high level of interest and stimulating agenda-setting debate.

2014 Call for Abstracts

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MS in Disaster Resilience Leadership - Call for Applications

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Ongoing course Tulane University

With humanitarian crises impacting millions around the world, many students are interested in learning how to become a leader in the fields of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Risk Reduction. I am a professor with the Tulane University Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, as well as their Director of Recruitment & Student Affairs.

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Humanitarian Diplomacy Diploma Course (Feb 2015)

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Registration deadline: 12 Jan 2015 Training date: 23 Feb 2015 to 25 May 2015 DiploFoundation

We are now accepting applications for the February 2015 session of the Humanitarian Diplomacy online diploma course, offered by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in cooperation with DiploFoundation. This 12-week course, led by Ambassador Christopher Lamb, extends the knowledge base and develops practical skills of current and future practitioners in humanitarian diplomacy and policy.

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Monitoring & Evaluation

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Registration deadline: 20 Nov 2014 Training date: 26 Dec 2014 to 28 Dec 2014 Accord

Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is a process that helps improving performance and achieving results. Its goal is to improve current and future management of outputs, outcomes and impact. It is mainly used to assess the performance of projects, institutions and programmes set up by governments, international organizations and non-governmental organizations. It establishes links between the past, present and future actions.

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Conference on the Gender Dimensions of Weather and Climate Services

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Registration deadline: 04 Nov 2014 Training date: 05 Nov 2014 to 06 Nov 2014 World Meteorological Organization

The Conference on the Gender Dimensions of Weather and Climate Services will raise awareness and showcase good practices and concrete actions to empower women – as well as men – to produce, acquire and use such services to make more informed decisions in the weather and climate-sensitive areas of food security, disaster risk reduction, water resources management and public health. Empowerment of women is important both to improve the effectiveness of weather and climate services and to build climate resilience.

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ERIS Short Term Election Observation Training

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Registration deadline: 28 Nov 2014 Training date: 14 Nov 2014 to 30 Nov 2014 Electoral Reform International Services

ERIS will run three training courses to prepare participants to serve as Short Term Observers (STOs) in international election observation missions deployed by organisations such as the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), European Union (EU), Carter Center and National Democratic Institute (NDI).

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2014 International Conference on Environmental Systems Research (ICESR)

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Registration deadline: 12 Dec 2014 Training date: 13 Dec 2014 to 14 Dec 2014 CBEES

The conference will bring together innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of Environmental Systems Research to a common forum.

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Applied Conflict Transformation Course

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Registration deadline: 07 Nov 2014 Training date: 24 Nov 2014 to 28 Nov 2014 ACTION Support Centre

The Applied Conflict Transformation course was designed by a team of conflict and development specialists and aims to enhance and support the work of practitioners and policy makers affected by conflict and escalating tension. The workshop approach to learning uses a fine balance of pedagogical methods that include analysis from specialist resource people, input on critical conflict issues facing the continent, conceptual frameworks, detailed case studies and creative participatory exercises.

Specifically the course aims to:

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MS Excel – Intermediate to Advanced Level

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Registration deadline: 06 Nov 2014 Training date: 13 Nov 2014 to 14 Nov 2014 Center for Resource & System Management

Introduction:MS Excel is a powerful and widely used tool that helps people analyze information to make more informed decisions. Using Office Excel, you can share and manage your analysis and insight with coworkers, customers, and partners with greater confidence. Find the tools you want when you need them using the results-oriented Office Fluent user interface in MS Excel. Based on the job you need to accomplish, whether it's creating a table or writing a formula, MS Excel presents the appropriate commands when you need them.

Training Contents:

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Report Writing

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Registration deadline: 21 Dec 2014 Training date: 22 Dec 2014 to 23 Dec 2014 RedR UK

Report writing (2 days)

Report Writing can be a challenge for any person in the organization. In the relief sector, there is often the additional challenge of reporting what has been done, while still engaging and valuing staff working in stressful and chaotic environments.

Writing reports is for a purpose. Report writing must not defeat its objective. When you are asked to write a report, you are expected to competently analyze that information, draw consistent conclusions, and make sensible and practical recommendations in your report

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Proposal Writing

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Registration deadline: 15 Dec 2014 Training date: 16 Dec 2014 to 17 Dec 2014 RedR UK

Proposal Writing (2 days)

Ability of NGOs to deliver aid is dependent on access to funds. Ability to receive donors’ funding depends on the quality of project proposal. This course will focus on aspects what make proposals effective and successful.

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WASH in Emergencies

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Registration deadline: 08 Dec 2014 Training date: 09 Dec 2014 to 11 Dec 2014 RedR UK

WASH in Emergencies - Three days' course

Providing access to safe water and sanitation is a fundamental human right and is essential to any humanitarian response. Water and sanitation programming, alongside hygiene promotion, is key to reducing deaths from water-related diseases in emergency contexts. This highly participatory course, with demonstration, group exercises and theory based sessions, provides an overview of WASH in emergencies, identifying key issues and training participants on key technical skills.

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Managing Projects in Emergencies

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Registration deadline: 01 Dec 2014 Training date: 02 Dec 2014 to 04 Dec 2014 RedR UK

Managing Projects in Emergencies (3 days)

Effective responses to complex emergencies require exceptional project management skills. Being able to deliver quality outputs on time and under pressure is crucial to any humanitarian response. Even under the most extreme pressure, the quality of project management cannot be allowed to slip.

This three-day course identifies the key project management skills required by humanitarian workers and equips participants with the tools and techniques for managing projects more successfully in emergencies.

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Personal Safety and Security

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Registration deadline: 25 Nov 2014 Training date: 26 Nov 2014 to 27 Nov 2014 RedR UK

Personal Safety and Security (2 Days)

This 2 day course aims to enhance the skills and awareness of relief workers to follow appropriate security guidelines and actions when working in insecure environments. It will help the individual aid worker to understand better his/her role in a given context and how the individual’s behaviour impacts on their personal and team’s security and safety.

What does the workshop cover?

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

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Safe and Secure Driving

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Registration deadline: 24 Nov 2014 Training date: 25 Nov 2014 RedR UK

Safe and Secure Driving (1 day)

Driving a 4x4 vehicle effectively requires specific skills techniques that need to be learnt and practiced. Incorrect use of an off-road vehicle can increase your maintenance costs considerably and under certain road conditions be life-threatening.

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Report Writing

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Registration deadline: 18 Nov 2014 Training date: 19 Nov 2014 to 20 Nov 2014 RedR UK

Report writing (2 days)

Report Writing can be a challenge for any person in the organization. In the relief sector, there is often the additional challenge of reporting what has been done, while still engaging and valuing staff working in stressful and chaotic environments.

Writing reports is for a purpose. Report writing must not defeat its objective. When you are asked to write a report, you are expected to competently analyze that information, draw consistent conclusions, and make sensible and practical recommendations in your report