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05 Jun 2015 description

On 18 June 2015, PHAP hosted an online briefing and consultation in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Caritas Internationalis on "*Trafficking in persons in times of crisis*" in support of the World Humanitarian Summit.

This event featured:

04 Jun 2015 description
training Ongoing course International Committee of the Red Cross

This side event of the 2015 UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Humanitarian Affairs Segment, co-organized by the ICRC and the International Federation, is part of the Research and debate cycle on principles guiding humanitarian action.

To watch the full conference, click here.

01 Jun 2015 description
training Ongoing course MARC Solutions Worldwide Ltd.

Introduction

Pre-deployment training and advice is a vital factor when planning to operate in hostile environments or fragile states. This course is designed to meet your planning needs.

This one-day course is based on the skills required for dealing with emergency medical trauma, in locations where immediate hospital care is not available. However, as so many medical emergencies are the result of an adverse security situation, the course includes a security and medical planning element.

Costs

28 May 2015 description

The four core humanitarian principles – humanity, impartiality, neutrality, and independence – undergird the humanitarian enterprise. They are referenced in UN Resolutions, included in the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct, cited in the missions and mandates of various organizations, noted in various best practices documents, and included in a number of donor agreements. Consequently, considerations regarding how to operate in accordance with these principles are of great import for humanitarian organizations.

27 May 2015 description

On 4 June 2015, PHAP hosted a special online consultation event on “*Faith and religion in humanitarian action: Improving cooperation and effectiveness*” in support of the World Humanitarian Summit.

27 May 2015 description

On 2 June 2015, PHAP hosted a live online consultation event in support of the the World Humanitarian Summit regional process for the Pacific region. The event happened in anticipation of the regional meeting on 30 June to 2 July 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand.

The Pacific region is one of the most disaster-prone in the world. Five of its countries are among the top 15 most at risk of disasters globally and eight out of 20 countries in the world with the highest average annual disaster losses by GDP are Pacific island countries.

21 May 2015 description
training Ongoing course International Organization for Migration

This event came at a critical time when the international humanitarian system was facing an unprecedented number of crises, compelling the humanitarian community to come up with new and innovative ways to meet the growing needs of affected populations around the world. At the same time, calls to engage the diaspora in humanitarian action are grounded in this shifting humanitarian context, where humanitarians are looking to involve a multitude of stakeholders for a more sustainable and effective response.

07 May 2015 description

International humanitarian law (IHL) aims to regulate the behavior of those involved in armed conflict. Though formally it binds states and armed groups, it also has great practical relevance to humanitarian actors. It provides a set of principles, rules, and norms that govern a myriad of activities, including the conduct of hostilities, detention operations, and humanitarian assistance efforts. As a legal framework, it is relevant to a range of activities in the humanitarian sector – for operations, research, advocacy, communications, etc.

04 May 2015 description
training Ongoing course TechChange

Course Description

This course focuses on creating a better understanding of current trade issues and how they affect decision-making among policymakers and other stakeholders in client countries. Three areas in particular present novel obstacles and challenges, but also new opportunities.

The three targeted areas are: Non-Tariff Measures, Food Staples, and Trade in Services.

28 Apr 2015 description

The United Nations and its partners are scaling up their response to the recent earthquake in Nepal. A needs assessement is being rapidly undertaken and the resulting Flash Appeal was launched on Wednesday 29 April.

24 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course Malimbe Consulting Ltd.

Malimbe Consulting Ltd (www.malimbeconsulting.com) is a United Kingdom based safety and security consultancy which, among other services, provides specialist first aid training courses and trauma first aid packs for humanitarian organisations worldwide.

24 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course InterAction

This course introduces the basics of humanitarian community shelter and settlements (S&S) activities, including some history and trends related to the sector, best practices in assessments and programming strategy, basic shelter responses, the relationship between shelter and its context (settlements), and how to promote the recovery of affected settlements. This training course is based on many years of USAID/OFDA and humanitarian organization experience in S&S activities, so discussions and case studies are based on real-life situations.

23 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course Refugee Studies Centre

Speaker

Professor Miriam Ticktin (The New School for Social Research)

20 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

This module explores UNICEF’s approach to advocacy and describes what is advocacy, how to build capacity to advocate and how to develop advocacy strategies.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

20 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

This course describes the actions UNICEF Nutrition takes to attempt to alleviate malnutrition, explains why efforts and collaborations with multiple sectors are required to address the underlying causes of malnutrition, and eventually presents some case studies.

Learning objectives

Nutrition is a key sector at UNICEF and an important part of the work we do. In this course, you will explore what it is by:

20 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

Protecting children from violence, exploitation and abuse is at the core of UNICEF's mandate. This course describes what the UNICEF Child Protection programme does and why it’s important.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

20 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

"Let’s remove the barriers and create an inclusive and accessible society for all."

The web-based Disability Orientation for staff is a multi-media, 40-minute video that includes interesting and thought provoking statements, resources and good practices from UNICEF and partners from across the globe.

Objectives

The objective of the orientation is to strengthen understanding of, and capacity to support, programming for children and women with disabilities.

20 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

This new learning programme on "Economic and Social Policies for Promoting Child Rights with Equity" has been developed as an update and replacement for the previous programme "Evidence Based Policy Analysis to Deliver Results for Children (also known as "Maastricht").

20 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfers (HACT) establish common principles and process for managing cash transfers among UN agencies that have adopted the approach across all countries and operational contexts. This course describes the principles and processes of HACT and how they work in UNICEF.

Learning objectives

HACT is a common operational framework for transferring cash to government and non-government implementing partners. This course will focus on the principles, processes and implementation of HACT. At the end of this course, you will be able to:

20 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

This e-Learning Package is presented as part of the Global Capacity Development programme for CFS, developed by the UNICEF Education Section in New York, in collaboration with regional and country offices. Other elements of the programme include the CFS Manual, Compendiums to the Manual (WASH, School Readiness and Financial LIteracy and Climate Change) and a set of case studies on CFS programming in different contexts.

Learning objectives

The purpose of this course is to help you: