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28 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 May 2017 Training date: 19 Jun 2017 to 29 Jun 2017 University of Geneva, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Geneva Summer School on

HIGHER EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES

June 19 – 29, 2017. University of Geneva, Switzerland

Registration now open! Scholarship opportunities closing soon.

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28 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Jun 2017 Training date: 15 Jun 2017 BeDataDriven

ActivityInfo is an open-source software application which is primarily used to support monitoring and evaluation for humanitarian and development operations. Initially developed by UNICEF to support emergency programs in the DRC, the tool is now used in over fifty countries and counts thousands of humanitarian professionals as monthly users.

BeDataDriven, together with the ActivityInfo advisory board, is proud to invite you to our first user conference, hosted in Geneva, a one day conference on the 15th June 2017 from 9:30 to 16:30, including lunch and coffee.

21 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Sep 2017 Training date: 28 Sep 2017 to 29 Sep 2017 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection

Violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law significantly increase the horrors inherent in war. Compliance with the law is therefore critical in order to reduce civilian suffering. Monitoring, reporting, fact-finding, and investigating are often relied upon as means to place pressure on individuals and parties to the conflict to strengthen the protection of civilians and to hold violators accountable for their actions. This workshop examines the different mechanisms and methodologies available for monitoring, reporting, fact-finding, and investigating.

21 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Aug 2017 Training date: 25 Sep 2017 to 27 Sep 2017 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection

The Core Professional Course on Humanitarian Law and Policy serves as an opportunity for experienced practitioners and policy professionals to explore international humanitarian law (IHL) challenges relevant to their work in an intensive, fast-paced, three-day course. Interactive sessions, case studies, and simulation exercises are integrated into the curriculum.

21 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Apr 2017 Training date: 12 Jun 2017 to 16 Jun 2017 Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Executive Course
Organised by the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute

Apply before Monday, 24 April 2017

GLOBAL HEALTH DIPLOMACY

12 - 16 June 2017
The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland

03 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 31 May 2017 Training date: 01 Sep 2017 to 30 Jun 2018 University of Geneva

Overview

The MBA in International Organizations Management (IO-MBA) is a unique program designed for individuals who aspire to managerial positions in an IO, NGO, or Social Enterprise, and for existing managers who wish to enhance their skills with a view to taking on greater responsibility in their own organization.

17 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Sep 2017 Training date: 02 Oct 2017 to 05 Oct 2017 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

What is the human rights impact of land grabbing? How have United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms responded to the phenomenon? What forms of protection are currently being provided under international law in relation to the right to land, as well as for land rights defenders? What mechanisms are available to monitor and remedy human rights violations associated with land grabbing at the national or regional levels?

17 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 03 Jun 2017 Training date: 03 Jul 2017 to 07 Jul 2017 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

How complementary are economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations (UN) in 2015? Which mechanisms exist to monitor their implementation? What is the role of UN human rights mechanisms in monitoring ESCR and the SDGs? Which lessons can be learned from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) period?

02 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Jan 2018 Training date: 12 Feb 2018 to 30 Mar 2018 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

The difficulties facing humanitarian actors are growing as crises become more complex and uncertainties more numerous. Adaptation to context, comprehensive and systematic understanding, critical thinking are part of the preconditions in order to develop creativity and set relevant, qualitative and accountable responses.

27 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Jan 2018 Training date: 12 Feb 2018 to 29 Mar 2018 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Clear and efficient communication is essential to the success of projects carried out in humanitarian settings. CERAH is one of the few institutes providing courses in communication, advocacy and negotiation that are specifically tailored for humanitarian action.

Communication during aid action projects confronts several, important challenges. Humanitarian workers need to, often simultaneously, build positive relations with the affected populations, authorities and journalists, raise awareness and support, as well as lobby the cause they defend.

20 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Aug 2017 Training date: 18 Sep 2017 to 22 Sep 2017 UN Development Programme

This course is designed for procurement officers or those in functions that include close interaction with procurement, such as programme and project staff seeking advanced training in UN and public procurement planning, contract management and negotiations.

16 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 29 Dec 2017 Training date: 08 Jan 2018 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

You want to know how advocacy can be developed to improve health care for people in crises situations? This short course will be of interest for you: Improve your skills and discover new tools to develop effective advocacy strategies for humanitarian interventions in the area of health.

The course is delivered in partnership with Médecins sans Frontières (MSF).

16 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 12 Jan 2018 Training date: 22 Jan 2018 to 26 Jan 2018 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

In this course, participants will have the opportunity to go through the entire project cycle, seeing how an intervention unfolds from the assessment to the evaluation stage while testing various tools. The course is based on the Result-Based Management concept and uses the logical framework as a tool.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

11 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Jun 2017 Training date: 01 Sep 2017 to 31 Aug 2018 Swiss Peace Foundation, University of Basel

Civilian Peacebuilding is a necessary cornerstone of any efforts to transform violent conflict and build sustainable peace. This course provides a holistic understanding of Civilian Peacebuilding. It analyzes theories, concepts, debates, policies and practices in:

  • Peacebuilding analysis & impact
  • Peacebuilding & statebuilding
  • Gender in conflict & peacebuilding
  • Peace mediation
  • Dealing with the past
  • Business, conflict & peacebuilding

Participants will:

09 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Jun 2017 Training date: 11 Aug 2017 to 29 Aug 2017 Institute for Peace and Dialogue

PROGRAM INTRODUCTION

Institute for Peace & Dialogue, IPD is one of the leading organiser of several successful annual international academic trainings and research programs in Switzerland in the field of peacebuilding, conflict transformation, mediation, security, intercultural dialogue and human rights which these events bring together state, private and public sector representatives.

06 Jan 2017 description
training Ongoing course Institute for Peace and Dialogue

VISITOR RESEARCH PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

- 3 Month VRP: Includes participation in 9-18 academic class days and research with academic supervisor

- 6 Month VRP: Includes participation in 18-26 academic class days and research with academic supervisor

- 12 Month VRP: Includes participation in 26-30 academic class days and research with academic supervisor

23 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Sep 2017 Training date: 18 Sep 2017 to 22 Sep 2017 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

You are interested in understanding the roots of the current humanitarian system? You would like to deepen your knowledge of previous humanitarian crises? You are curious about how feelings of pity, compassion or humanity came along to embody a new form of humanitarian feelings?

23 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Apr 2017 Training date: 15 May 2017 to 19 May 2017 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Neglecting sexual and reproductive health in acute, protracted and chronically underfunded crisis situations has potentially serious consequences. It is essential for the survival and well-being of populations affected by crises that emergency and recovery responses include life-saving sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services integrated into primary health care services.

15 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 27 Jul 2017 Training date: 27 Aug 2017 to 06 Sep 2018 Università della Svizzera italiana

The Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management (MASHLM) is a part-time executive program for humanitarian professionals.

MASHLM provides training in the key areas of supply chain management, process and project management, strategic management, and humanitarian action. Students attend 6 blocks in Lugano, Switzerland.

06 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Nov 2017 Training date: 04 Dec 2017 to 08 Dec 2017 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

You are interested in understanding what is humanitarian communication? You would like to deepen your knowledge of different types of communication applied in humanitarian contexts? You are curious about the relationships between the media and humanitarian organisations? You would like to understand the difference between humanitarian advocacy and negotiation?