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17 Jan 2019 description
training Ongoing course Humanity First International

Humanity First International held a conference on 10th January titled ‘Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management’ at their Headquarters in Surbiton, UK. Professor Gyöngyi Kovács, Erkko Professor in Humanitarian Logistics, travelled from Helsinki to present at the conference.

With over 25 participants on-site and over 370 participants watching the live stream worldwide, organisations attending included:

· Ahmadiyya Muslim Association UK (AMA UK)

· Ahmadiyya Muslim Community International Press and Media Office

17 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Mar 2019 Training date: 01 Apr 2019 to 05 Apr 2019 Seasoned Development Solutions

Introduction

17 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Feb 2019 Training date: 25 Feb 2019 to 08 Mar 2019 Seasoned Development Solutions

Introduction

17 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Apr 2019 Training date: 08 Apr 2019 to 12 Apr 2019 Seasoned Development Solutions

Introduction

Modern day organizations and governments have embraced Cash transfer programming (CTP) to address the needs of communities during disasters and early development period. CTP has become popular because it gives dignity back to people and is seen as an appropriate emergency response to provide for the immediate needs for food and non-food items. This approach is also used to support the recovery of livelihoods after disasters and put communities back on the path to development.

16 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Mar 2019 Training date: 20 Mar 2019 Médecins Sans Frontières

Every day, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe—treating those most in need regardless of political, religious, or economic interest. Whether an emergency involves armed conflicts or epidemics, malnutrition or natural disasters, Doctors Without Borders is committed to bringing quality medical care to people caught in crisis.

16 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 14 Mar 2019 Training date: 14 Mar 2019 Médecins Sans Frontières

Every day, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe—treating those most in need regardless of political, religious, or economic interest. Whether an emergency involves armed conflicts or epidemics, malnutrition or natural disasters, Doctors Without Borders is committed to bringing quality medical care to people caught in crisis.

16 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Feb 2019 Training date: 01 Mar 2019 to 05 Apr 2019 Colorado State University, Village Earth

Course Description

Discover participatory methods in monitoring and evaluation for community development, where multiple stakeholders are involved in the process of planning, collecting, interpreting, communicating, and using information. Gain skills in using regular monitoring and evaluation processes, which will lead to continuous improvements.

16 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Feb 2019 Training date: 01 Mar 2019 to 05 Apr 2019 Colorado State University, Village Earth

Course Description

The cultivation, preparation, distribution, and consumption of food are practices that shape how we organize ourselves socially, economically and politically. Control over food is central to the sustainability and self-determination of communities. In this seminar, you will learn about different approaches to building community-based food systems and movements for food justice around the world.

16 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Jan 2019 Training date: 01 Mar 2019 to 05 Apr 2019 Colorado State University, Village Earth

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 2
Duration: 5 Weeks

“The environment and the economy are really both two sides of the same coin. You cannot sustain the economy if you don’t take care of the environment because we know that the resources that we use whether it is oil, energy, land … all of these are the basis in which development happens. And development is what we say generates a good economy and puts money in our pockets. If we cannot sustain the environment, we cannot sustain ourselves.” — Wangari Maathai

16 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Mar 2019 Training date: 18 Mar 2019 to 22 Mar 2019 UN System Staff College

Building on the repositioning process of the UN Development System, this executive 5-day programme will strengthen skills and capabilities required for UN leaders to drive the nationally owned and transformative 2030 Agenda, particularly in the areas of policy coherence, systems-thinking, strategic communications, and collaborative leadership. An exclusive feature of the programme focuses on experiential learning through a site visit, demonstrating the real-life interconnectedness of the 5Ps—people, planet, prosperity, partnership, and peace.

15 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 13 May 2019 Training date: 27 May 2019 to 31 May 2019 University of Heidelberg

Mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) do not attract local, national or global health policy attention, although accounting for a considerable burden of disease. The majority of people with mental disorders do not receive evidence-based care, leading to chronicity, suffering and increased costs of care.

Strengthening care and services for people with mental disorders is a priority and needs additional investment in human resources and piggy backing on existing public health programmes.

15 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 06 May 2019 Training date: 20 May 2019 to 24 May 2019 University of Heidelberg

This course aims to provide students with the necessary tools to develop and to successfully implement evidence-informed decisions in health.

First: The module aims to equip students with the skills to systematically assess and critically appraise existing information (literature, reports, websites, databases - building on simple searches for high level authoritative evidence, or (if this is not available) developing concepts how to establish evidence-informed technical overviews).

15 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 29 Apr 2019 Training date: 13 May 2019 to 17 May 2019 University of Heidelberg

This course provides practical knowledge and experience in writing funding proposals, in developing essential global health consultancy skills and the do’s and don’ts of working in the international arena.

It gives participants an introduction to consultancy and current trends in international cooperation and enables them to apply concepts and principles of proposal writing, development and design within the context of international health.

15 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Apr 2019 Training date: 29 Apr 2019 to 10 May 2019 University of Heidelberg

This course focuses on understanding health and health system impacts as well as health care needs in natural disasters (e.g. floods, earthquakes) and complex emergencies (e.g. armed conflicts). It looks at the role of public health in disaster situations, disaster preparedness and response, needs assessment methods and prioritisation.

This course aims to create awareness about the relief and development context in which international organisations work as well as the driving forces and determinants of inter-agency coordination in the field.

15 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Mar 2019 Training date: 01 Apr 2019 to 12 Apr 2019 University of Heidelberg

Health financing systems are critical for reaching universal health coverage. This course provides an overview on the history of health care financing and the basic features of health care financing mechanisms in high-, middle-, and low-income countries. Among others it addresses the universal health coverage in regards to the Migration/Refugee Crisis.

15 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Mar 2019 Training date: 18 Mar 2019 to 29 Mar 2019 University of Heidelberg

This course explores advanced topics in leadership as it pertains to change management in dynamic health care environments found in low- and middle-income countries.

It introduces participants to concepts of leadership and change management, including principles of emotional intelligence and conflict management. Participants learn about culture sensitive issues of leadership and decision-making, the role of leadership in the context of corruption and health policy.

15 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 11 Feb 2019 Training date: 20 Feb 2019 Global Child Protection Services Ltd

Audience

This workshop is aimed at staff with designated responsibility for safeguarding, especially safeguarding leads, in international aid and development organisations. It will be suitable for those new to this role as well as those with more experience who want to update their practice or take stock of progress so far with a view to making further improvements.

Objectives

· Understand current international aid and development sector commitments and approaches to safeguarding

15 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Jun 2019 Training date: 01 Jul 2019 to 05 Jul 2019 Key Aid Consulting

This course provides original insights and knowledge on market-based programming and market monitoring in humanitarian settings. It offers a comprehensive understanding as to what market analysis and monitoring can and cannot achieve to improve humanitarian programming. Instead of focusing on a single tool, it provides an overview of the existing approaches and equips participants with the skills and confidence to pick the one that is fit for purpose.

15 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Apr 2019 Training date: 01 Apr 2019 to 12 Apr 2019 IMA International

Delivered by our practitioners with extensive participatory field experience, this is the leading M&E course for development professionals. Those responsible for project or programme-level M&E benefit from the latest M&E thinking and practice, including results approaches. This course will enable you to bring the learning into practice and to understand the difference between data, information and knowledge which is a key aspect to ensure strategic decision making.

Through a mix of practical activities, theory and examples of effective practice you will learn how to:

15 Jan 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Mar 2019 Training date: 31 Mar 2019 to 04 Apr 2019 Key Aid Consulting

The Core CTP Skills for Programme Staff course is a 5-day training for technical staff responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring cash transfer programmes.

The training is structured around the project cycle and covering all of the key skills required to design, implement and monitor cash transfer programmes.

The course is interactive, drawing on participants’ experiences and knowledge. It is focused on a technical/programmatic perspective and incorporates examples and case studies from multiple sectors.