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18 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 27 Mar 2017 Training date: 30 Mar 2017 to 05 May 2017 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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What is the meaning of the ‘rule of law’ in the international arena? How can it be rebuilt in the aftermath of armed conflict or authoritarianism? What forms of institutional reform are required to restore the rule of law, and what measures can prevent the recurrence of lawless and arbitrary rule? How can previously abusive institutions, such as the police and the military, be reformed? What actions should be taken with respect to perpetrators?

18 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 17 Feb 2017 Training date: 21 Feb 2017 to 16 May 2017 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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What is the distinctive gender dimension of mass violence and large-scale human rights violations? How can it be integrated into transitional justice norms and practices? What are the recent legal and policy developments in this area, particularly at the level of the United Nations (UN)?

This course sheds light on the history and concept of gender studies and their impact on current transitional justice debates. It focuses especially on developments at the UN level.

18 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Feb 2017 Training date: 20 Feb 2017 to 22 Feb 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Agencies and organisations across the globe increasingly value individuals who take initiative, communicate with clarity and who engage and inspire others towards achieving common goals. This three-day executive education programme will introduce you to key knowledge and skills to help you develop your ability to lead, influence and communicate with impact.

This course will enable you to:

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: 28 Feb 2017 Training date: 07 Apr 2017 to 08 Apr 2017 Swiss Peace Foundation, University of Basel

This 2-day course focuses on gender equality in peacebuilding and applies a gender perspective on conflicts.

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:

11 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Jan 2017 Training date: 24 Feb 2017 to 25 Feb 2017 Swiss Peace Foundation, University of Basel

Learn about non-violent conflict transformation and improve your negotiation and mediation skills. In this 2-day course, mediators share their experience with supporting peace processes.

11 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Jan 2017 Training date: 13 Mar 2017 to 17 Mar 2017 Swiss Peace Foundation

How can we counter fragility and engage in statebuilding? Reflect on fundamentals of global public policy challenges.

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.

23 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Mar 2017 Training date: 22 Dec 2016 to 24 Mar 2017 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

You are a humanitarian practitioner who has to negotiate with several stakeholders on a range of issues including access and coordination, this course could interest you.

One of very few courses focused on negotiation, it allows humanitarian programme managers to develop skills to enable them to successfully negotiate with a multitude of actors. Through lectures and case studies, participants learn to design a negotiation strategy that is adapted to a specific context and takes into account short, mid-and long-term outcomes.

23 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 10 Apr 2017 Training date: 24 Apr 2017 to 09 Jun 2017 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

The Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) on Health of Populations Affected by Humanitarian Emergencies strengthens professionals’ competencies to better identify and monitor health needs during crises, and to develop effective and appropriate intervention strategies in humanitarian settings.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course you will be able to formulate and implement relevant humanitarian health interventions taking into account ethical issues, context prerogatives, humanitarian principles, coordination mechanisms and national contexts.

21 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Apr 2017 Training date: 27 Apr 2017 to 01 Jun 2017 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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This course aims to study, in depth, an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law (International Humanitarian Law) and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts ( Armed Conflicts ). The course first analyzes the contours of the various categories of Armed Conflicts (e.g.

21 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 14 Apr 2017 Training date: 21 Apr 2017 to 19 May 2017 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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What is the impact of the International Criminal Court (International Criminal Court) on the fight against impunity? What is the role of its Prosecutor? What is the International Criminal Court’s case law regarding genocide and crimes against humanity? How does it deal with amnesties and truth commissions? This course examines the role and activities of the International Criminal Court.

21 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Mar 2017 Training date: 06 Apr 2017 to 04 May 2017 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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This course provides a concise and systematic treatment of the peacebuilding process in post-conflict and fragile situations. It adopts a holistic definition of peacebuilding that includes social, political and economic dimensions. It also focuses on the role of the different stakeholders involved and emphasizes the importance of ownership and inclusiveness as well as the need to tailor the process to the specific peculiarities of each situation.

20 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Feb 2017 Training date: 27 Feb 2017 to 29 Apr 2017 International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Oxford Brookes University

This Master level short course in Humanitarian Shelter Coordination is offered by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in partnership with the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP) at Oxford Brookes University.

15 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Apr 2017 Training date: 16 Apr 2017 to 30 Nov 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 five sessions in Lugano, Switzerland. Each session lasts two weeks and all courses are taught in English. This part-time format allows participants to earn their master's degree while working full-time.