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10 Nov 2014 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

Description

[The conference presentations and background paper can be found under the 'downloads' tab, and the storify report under the 'report' tab.]

05 Nov 2014 description
training Ongoing course International Committee of the Red Cross

Are you a doctor wondering how to interact with the media, or a nurse wondering how to treat patient information in difficult circumstances? Are you an ambulance driver unsure of what your responsibilities are? Are you a hospital administrator wondering what to do with overwhelming numbers of deceased patients? If so, the Health Care in Danger project's new e-learning module on the responsibilities of health-care personnel is for you.

30 Oct 2014 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

The event will highlight the UPGro programme (Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor), funded by DFID, NERC and ESRC. It will also be an opportunity for other groundwater researchers and practitioners to share and discuss their work.

Groundwater will be examined from the points of view of the natural and social sciences, engineering, management and governance.

Questions to be addressed include:

30 Oct 2014 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

Chair:

Sara Pantuliano - Director, Humanitarian Policy Group

Speakers:

Naz K. Modirzadeh - Director, Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (via video-link)

Dustin Lewis - Senior Researcher, Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (via video-link)

Mike Parkinson - Policy Advisor, Oxfam GB

17 Oct 2014 description
training Ongoing course US Agency for International Development, TechChange

How do gender considerations impact program outcomes? How can we use an awareness of gender to design and implement effective programs for development? This self-paced training, created in partnership with the Gender Working Group at USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives explores such questions, providing a foundation for understanding gender integration in political transition environments.

Launch the course here.

10 Oct 2014 description

The 3 hours interactive course, focuses on security and safety related aspects for Red Cross Red Crescent personnel undertaking humanitarian field operations. It includes a number of modules such as security and beneficiary interaction, field movement, vehicle safety, telecommunications, working in insecure environments, health, personal security and Red Cross Red Crescent security framework.

The course is free of charge and applies to any humanitarian local staff or volunteer interested in enhancing their security knowledge.

09 Oct 2014 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

Chair

Chris Roles - Director of Age International

Speakers

Silvia Stefanoni - Direct of Policy and Strategy, HelpAge International

Tom Mitchell - Head of Climate and Environment, ODI

06 Oct 2014 description

Total horas del curos: 30 Horas académicas

Temario:

Base legal:

  • Constitución área del Buen Vivir
  • Código de Protección Civil
  • Ley de Defensa Contra Incendios
  • Sistema de auditoría de riesgos del trabajo SART
  • Normas INEN

Conceptos básicos

26 Sep 2014 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

Chair:
Paul Knox Clarke -Head of Research and Communications, ALNAP

Panel:
Dayna Brown - author of the study and Listening Programme Director, CDA

Antonio Donini -author of the study and Visiting Fellow, Feinstein International Center at Tufts University

Description

27 Aug 2014 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

Speakers:

Dr. Julie Hall MBE - WHO Representative to the Philippines

Justin Dell - Recovery Programme Manager, British Red Cross

Tom Newby - Emergency Shelter Team Leader, CARE International​

Michael von Bertele - Humanitarian Director, Save the Children International

Chair: Sara Pantuliano - Director, Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI

30 Jun 2014 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

Speakers:

Susan Nicolai - Head of Development Progress project and Education Dimension lead, ODI

Suzanne Grant Lewis - Director A.I., UNESCO IIEP

Rakesh Rajani - Founder and Head, Twaweza

Nick Burnett - Managing Director, Results for Development

Chris Berry - Head of Education Profession, DFID

Daniel Contreras - Independent Education Consultant, Chile

26 Jun 2014 description

Registration deadline: none

International Medical Corps, Concern Worldwide, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative are pleased to announce the launch of the Building a Better Response e-learning course on the international humanitarian coordination system.

22 May 2014 description
training Ongoing course Logistics Learning Alliance

Certification in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management (CHSCM) is offered as part of the Fritz Institute/CILT (UK) Humanitarian Logistics Certification Program. Humanitarian logisticians are called upon to provide responses in a variety of situations, sometimes planned for, but often happening without warning. In such situations, humanitarian logistics managers must have the ability to quickly construct and operate a supply chain to bring relief to those in need.

22 May 2014 description
training Ongoing course Logistics Learning Alliance

The Certification in Humanitarian Medical Logistics Practices (MedLog) is offered as part of the Fritz Institute/CILT (UK) Humanitarian Logistics Certification Program. Developed for experienced humanitarian logisticians and medical specialists handling the medical supply, MedLog focuses on medical items’ special supply chain requirements, with emphasis on preventing the introduction of counterfeit or substandard items to the supply chain.

30 Apr 2014 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

ALNAP and CDA Collaborative Learning Projects have finalised a research project looking at effectiveness of feedback mechanisms for crisis affected populations in humanitarian contexts and will present the related practitioners guidance on establishing and using feedback mechanisms effectively.

08 Apr 2014 description
training Ongoing course Logistics Learning Alliance

Distance Learning programmes open for registration throughout the year.

Certification in Humanitarian Logistics (CHL) is offered as part of the Fritz Institute/CILT (UK) Humanitarian ogistics Certification Program. It combines best practices in supply chain management and implementation from the humanitarian community, commercial world, and academia. The pioneering program meets the need across the humanitarian sector for accessible, cost-effective training for active logistics professionals, who play a vital role in their organization’s success.

13 Mar 2014 description
training Ongoing course TechChange

This self-paced online course, developed in partnership the Office of Transition Initiatives at USAID is a 90-minute course highlighting strategies and ideas for managing successful advocacy campaigns. Access this full course for free from anywhere with an internet connection and anytime no matter your time zone.

Launch Course

Course Summary:

05 Mar 2014 description

This free self-paced online course, developed and delivered by the Mobile Solutions team at USAID, QED, and TechChange, includes over 2 hours of dynamic content informed by the best thinking in the field. Access this full course for free from anywhere with an internet connection and anytime no matter your time zone.

Launch Course

12 Feb 2014 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

Chair:

Tom Heap - Broadcaster and journalist, including Costing the Earth on BBC Radio 4

​​**Speakers:**

Dr Tom Tanner - Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies

Katie Peters - Research Fellow, Climate and Environment Programme, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Simon Levine - Research Fellow, Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI

28 Jan 2014 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

Speakers:

Clea Kahn – Humanitarian Advisor, Conflict Humanitarian and Security Department, Department for International Development (DFID)

Aurélie Lamazière - Gender Issues Coordinator, Geneva Call

Sarah Cotton - Public Affairs and Communications Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross

Aisha Bain - Advocacy Advisor for the Women’s Protection & Empowerment Technical Unit, International Rescue Committee