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11 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Oct 2018 Training date: 28 Oct 2018 to 24 Nov 2018 Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs

The International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance (IDHA), the flagship program of the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs, equips mid-career professionals to drive the humanitarian sector of the future in a more effective, sustainable, and dignified direction Students will also develop a holistic perspective on global humanitarian issues to propel them to the next level in their careers, helping them create positive social change both in and out of the field.

10 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Aug 2018 Training date: 03 Sep 2018 to 14 Dec 2018 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

The Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) aims to offer professionals a strong understanding of the contemporary humanitarian challenges through a comprehensive overview of conceptual and operational aspects of humanitarian past and present crises. Their study will allow participants to acquire the necessary tools in order to analyze, understand and engage in critical reflection on the response to nowadays humanitarian emergencies.

Over the course of their studies, participants will:

10 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Aug 2018 Training date: 03 Sep 2018 to 26 Aug 2019 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

The MAS offers postgraduate-level education focused on building in-depth competencies for managers. It provides participants with a strong understanding of the central conceptual and operational aspects of humanitarian action and the capacity to define and implement strategic humanitarian responses. CERAH provides an open and welcoming learning environment and fosters an interactive community of students, researchers and professionals located in international Geneva and beyond.

10 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 03 Sep 2018 Training date: 17 Sep 2018 to 21 Sep 2018 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

In the contexts in which humanitarian emergencies unfold, the legal situation can be complex. How can international law help advance humanitarian objectives, to get access to populations in need, for example? What legal instruments apply in different situations of armed violence and who do these instruments protect?

10 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 27 Aug 2018 Training date: 10 Sep 2018 to 14 Sep 2018 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Our Programme

Sexual violence is widespread in conflicts and emergencies, and can do lasting harm to men, women, children, LGBT people, persons with disabilities, and other vulnerable groups. Developed with expert input from ICRC, MSF, UNHCR, UNFPA, Physicians for Human Rights and Handicap International, CERAH's intensive one-week course gives emergency program managers the critical analysis and practical tools they need to design, implement and evaluate multidisciplinary programs to prevent and respond to sexual violence.

12 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Aug 2018 Training date: 20 Aug 2018 to 24 Aug 2018 Empower school of health LLP

Empower is organizing the third International Workshop and Study Tour on Ensuring Universal Health Coverage by Promoting Access to Life-Saving Medicines in Geneva, Switzerland scheduled from 20th to 24th August 2018. It’s a 5-day workshop and our participants will be public health professionals, program officers, supply chain professionals from various Ministries of Health, UN agencies, donor agencies, private and civil society organizations.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Sep 2018 Training date: 13 Sep 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Cycle de conférences, avec l'Hospice Général et Initiatives et Changement

Le GCSP, Initiatives et Changement et l’Hospice Général ont le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement en 2018 d’un nouveau cycle de conférences dédié au parcours et à l’intégration des personnes migrantes à Genève.

À travers des témoignages et partage d’expériences de professionnels, ces rendez-vous visent à échanger sur des problématiques liées à l’Intégration et la migration dans le canton de Genève et au-delà.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Nov 2018 Training date: 15 Nov 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Cycle de conférences, avec l'Hospice Général et Initiatives et Changement

Le GCSP, Initiatives et Changement et l’Hospice Général ont le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement en 2018 d’un nouveau cycle de conférences dédié au parcours et à l’intégration des personnes migrantes à Genève.

À travers des témoignages et partage d’expériences de professionnels, ces rendez-vous visent à échanger sur des problématiques liées à l’Intégration et la migration dans le canton de Genève et au-delà.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 08 Oct 2018 Training date: 15 Oct 2018 to 17 Oct 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Design a Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Oct 2018 Training date: 08 Oct 2018 to 12 Oct 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Address the Most Transnational Security Challenge of Our Times

The 20th century, as well as the first decade of the 21st century, were marked by grave environmental damage taking place in the course of hostilities. The Paris Agreement and the Global Agenda 2030, among other legal instruments, are a testimony to the increasing awareness of governments and other international actors that environmental issues should be an integral part of addressing larger global challenges.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Sep 2018 Training date: 04 Oct 2018 to 05 Oct 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Skills to Influence, Strategies to Succeed

Support, growth and development are essential for all leaders, but gendered differences create unique opportunities and challenges for women. This course builds skills and mindsets to succeed, and creates a platform for participants to engage with a network of peers and senior mentors. Participants develop confidence, influence and effective leadership strategies.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Sep 2018 Training date: 25 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

A Leadership Course for the 21st Century

Classic diplomatic methods have their limits. The complex and volatile security and geopolitical issues we face today require a new approach to diplomacy through a wide range of perspectives. The Creativity and Statecraft course aims to generate curiosity, creativity and innovation in defining and conducting foreign policy, encouraging participants to open their minds to new skills and perspectives. Participants will be able to discuss common challenges, share experiences and develop creative and innovative solutions.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 10 Sep 2018 Training date: 17 Sep 2018 to 19 Sep 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Tools and Techniques for Planning in Uncertain Times

In today’s fast-paced world, policymakers and executives, more than ever, need well-informed foresight to gauge policy responses. This course explores the fundamentals of strategic foresight and how to create sustainable decisions in uncertain and rapidly changing contexts. It examines emerging security challenges, foresight methodologies, as well as when to apply specific tools and how to design purpose-driven processes.

01 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 10 Sep 2018 Training date: 12 Nov 2018 to 30 Mar 2019 Università della Svizzera italiana

CAS in MIGRATION and DIVERSITY

The Certificate of Advanced Studies in Migration and Diversity analyzes changes in social structures and cultural processes owing to migration. It teaches the skills to engage with others, create solutions that turn problems into opportunities, and explores conditions for larger social inclusion.

24 Apr 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 17 Dec 2018 Training date: 14 Jan 2019 to 18 Jan 2019 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:

24 Apr 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 17 Dec 2018 Training date: 07 Jan 2019 to 11 Jan 2019 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).

24 Apr 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 29 Mar 2019 Training date: 29 Apr 2019 to 15 Jun 2019 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Our Programme

Communication, advocacy and negotiation in humanitarian settings confront two main challenges:

  • the ability to build positive relations with affected populations, authorities and journalists and

  • the capacity to lobby a defended cause, in order to raise awareness

The understanding of different communication needs, stages and strategies is as vital to converse with stakeholders as it is to produce and receive information.

24 Apr 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Mar 2019 Training date: 18 Mar 2019 to 22 Mar 2019 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

You want to know the building blocks of an advocacy strategy to achieve your humanitarian programme objectives? This short course will be of interest for you: Develop strategic skills to better analyze specific contexts, map stakeholders, and design effective advocacy strategies in support of operational humanitarian projects.

24 Apr 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 06 May 2019 Training date: 20 May 2019 to 25 May 2019 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Our Programme

Media represents a strategic communication channel in contemporary humanitarianism. Analyzing the media landscape, understanding the limits and constraints of media relations are therefore essential.

This course aims to provide students with the necessary tools to a global knowledge and understanding of the media landscape. It addresses to managers of humanitarian action.

24 Apr 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 27 Aug 2018 Training date: 10 Sep 2018 to 14 Sep 2018 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Our Programme

Sexual violence is widespread in conflicts and emergencies, and can do lasting harm to men, women, children, LGBT people, persons with disabilities, and other vulnerable groups. Developed with expert input from ICRC, MSF, UNHCR, UNFPA, Physicians for Human Rights and Handicap International, CERAH's intensive one-week course gives emergency program managers the critical analysis and practical tools they need to design, implement and evaluate multidisciplinary programs to prevent and respond to sexual violence.