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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:

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

WASH is a key programme area at UNICEF and an important part of the work we do for child survival and development. This course describes what the UNICEF WASH programme does and why it’s important.

Learning objectives

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

02 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course Human Rights Education Associates

When covering armed conflict, it’s essential that media professionals understand the basic principles and rules of international humanitarian law (IHL) because these can provide a lens through which to analyse and report.

In this course, you will learn about the principles and application of IHL, including how IHL is enforced, and which groups are afforded special protections. Frequent self-assessments reinforce the lessons and help you to measure your progress. Scenario-based assignments engage you to solve specific problems and point you to useful resources.

02 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course Human Rights Education Associates

Les premières dix-huit années de la vie d’un enfant englobent toute une série de capacités et de vulnérabilités. Les besoins spéciaux des enfants ont justifié des droits biens spécifiques. La Convention des Nations Unies relative aux droits de l’enfant a été ratifiée par plus de pays que tout autre instrument des droits humains. L’acceptation à portée presque universelle du traité fait de lui un outil important pour les défendeurs des droits humains dans le monde entier.

01 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course Johns Hopkins University

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

This certificate program focuses on humanitarian assistance in the international health context. The program is a major educational activity of the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response. The Center receives technical assistance from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Pan American Health Organization, the UN High Commission for Refugees, and various humanitarian agencies and organizations. Graduates will be able to:

01 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course Johns Hopkins University

The MPH concentration in Health in Crisis and Humanitarian Assistance focuses on health of populations in crisis, internationally and domestically. These include refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), populations affected by natural and human-made disasters, victims of human rights abuse, and trafficked women and children. The coursework will focus on why populations become vulnerable and the health issues they face. Emphasis will be on gaining expertise in methods to assess needs and provide assistance to displaced populations and other vulnerable groups.

27 Mar 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Background

The United Nations plays a major role in the management and resolution of international conflicts. It is a unique actor in the field of international conflict management which successfully negotiates and implements many of the settlements that have ended some of the most protracted conflicts in the world. Mediation is deployed in the context of international conflicts and intra-state conflicts to advance peacemaking, and requires individuals who have the necessary experience, professionalism and judgement to effectively resolve disputes.

19 Mar 2015 description
training Ongoing course United Nations, UN Institute for Training and Research

Tout ce que vous devez savoir sur les changements climatiques au même endroit

19 Mar 2015 description

Everything you need to know about climate change in a nutshell

12 Mar 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Background

Representatives of governments and from other actors such as international and non-governmental organizations must be able to understand and often work with UN agencies in order to achieve their objectives and advance their interests. As an increasingly globalized world continues to underline the importance of multilateral dialogue and cooperation in confronting this century’s challenges, the UN will remain a central forum for progressing ideas and a platform for action.

11 Mar 2015 description

One of the impacts of climate change is an increase in the incidence, severity and unpredictability of natural disasters. This e-learning course explains how livelihoods and tenure rights are affected by natural disasters, and illustrates how responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests can support a disaster management process through improved prevention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery and reconstruction.

Duration:

2 hours

Publication Date:

March 2015

11 Mar 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Background

In the context of developing bilateral contractual relations, negotiation has taken on a prominent role as a decision-making and regulation process. Moreover, the challenge of renewed multilateralism is closely linked to the ability of the international community to foster truly productive negotiation processes in a rapidly evolving global context.

27 Feb 2015 description

Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you want to learn and explore? Do you want to work together with others to make the world a better place?

Then our programme „Fighting with the Poor“, is for you.

In a group with other activists you can do your best to help those in need.

The College for International Co-Operation and Development offers 18 and 24 month courses of „Fighting with the Poor“ and a 14 months course called „Development Instructor in Action“.

In the six month period spent on the projects you can work with:

25 Feb 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

This course is based on the CCCs document*, revised in 2009, and is intended to inform all UNICEF staff members and relevant partners about the CCCs and how those commitments can be fulfilled.

Learning objectives

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

18 Feb 2015 description
training Ongoing course University of Nottingham

This course is designed to give an in-depth understanding of international human rights standards and of the UN and regional systems that implement them. It has both theoretical and practical dimensions, with an emphasis upon current issues.

The course is taught by leading human rights academics and practitioners in the international human rights systems. The academic director, Professor Emeritus David Harris, is a former Member of the European Committee of Social Rights and author of books on European and Inter-American human rights law.

13 Feb 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

UNICEF is a major humanitarian actor, and it is important that evaluation is undertaken to improve accountability for results and produce organizational lessons learned. The course presents a concrete emergency scenario that guides participants through the evaluation process before, during and after an emergency. It underlines the importance of evaluation to advance UNICEF accountability and leaning goals as outlined in the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action and it provides some concrete guidance.