Sustainable Development in Humanitarian Action

from International Committee of the Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Registration deadline: 13 Jan 2020 Training date: 13 Jan 2020 to 07 Feb 2020 More Information

Find out how to make humanitarian action more sustainable

The Sustainable Development in Humanitarian Action online course was developed by the ICRC in collaboration with the IFRC and the Swedish Red Cross.

Incorporating sustainability into humanitarian action is key to making humanitarian organisations more effective and accountable. This course will show you how.

You’ll look at sustainability in the supply chain and field operations of a humanitarian organisation, covering the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic efficiency, social equity and environmental preservation.

Ultimately, you’ll learn how to design and implement a sustainability strategy; at project, programme and organisational level.

What topics will you cover?

  • Week 1: What is sustainable development in a humanitarian context?
  • Week 2. Sustainability in the supply chain: a life-cycle perspective
  • Week 3. Sustainability in field operations
  • Week 4: Setting up a sustainability programme The course is free and open to everyone. Don't miss out register now!
How to register:

Join the course for free on FutureLearn platform using this link.