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16 Sep 2013 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

Speaker:

Kim Scriven - Manager, Humanitarian Innovation Fund

​**Discussant**s:

Nigel Timmins - Deputy Humanitarian Director, Oxfam GB

Kazi Shahidur Rahman - Chief Executive Officer, Network for Information, Response And Preparedness Activities on Disaster (NIRAPAD)

Katherine Nightingale - Senior Advocacy Advisor, Christian Aid

Chair

28 Feb 2013 description
training Ongoing course Overseas Development Institute

Speakers:
IN GAZA
Robert Turner – Director of Operations – Gaza, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
Ahmed Tawatina – Director of the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme
IN JERUSALEM
Sarah Adamczyk – Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) Project Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council

22 Mar 2012 description
training Ongoing course Human Rights Education Associates

This self-directed e-course gives an overview of the institutions and mechanisms that serve to uphold international humanitarian law. International humanitarian law (IHL) is the law of armed conflict. It seeks to limit the effects of war upon vulnerable persons, such as civilians or wounded soldiers. IHL also aims to limit the methods and means that conflicting parties may use. The Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols are the core treaties of IHL and are the most comprehensive guidelines to mitigate the effects of warfare.

27 Jun 2011 description
training Ongoing course Human Rights Education Associates

Ce cours rapide donne une vue d'ensemble des institutions et des procédures légales qui servent à protéger les réfugiés et les personnes déplacées internes. Le cours combine du texte avec du multimédia riche, incluent des vidéos et des podcasts. Des tests encouragent l'engagement de l'apprenant et afferment les ouvrages du cours.

01 Jun 2011 description
training Ongoing course Human Rights Education Associates

This self-directed e-course gives an overview of the institutions and mechanisms that serve to protect refugees and internally displaced persons. The course combines text with rich multimedia, including videos and podcasts. Knowledge checks and quizzes engage the learner and reinforce the knowledge learned.

Course outline

Introduction – Overview and history of international protection

The role of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees – The evolving mandate of UNHCR

01 Jun 2011 description
training Ongoing course Human Rights Education Associates

This self-directed e-course gives an overview of the institutions and mechanisms that serve to fulfil the rights of children. Learners will explore particular themes that address how children's rights are being compromised, the efforts being made to stop the violations of children's rights, and how to do your part to help. The course combines text with rich multimedia, including videos and podcasts. Knowledge checks reinforce the information learned. Assignments engage learners to solve specific problems and point them to useful resources.

Course outline