663 training programs
Finding a way to deal with a violent past in the aftermath of civil war, the end of an authoritarian regime or occupation, is argued by some to be the basis for lasting peace, democracy and the rule of law. This includes the identification of past human rights violations, the prosecution of perpetrators on a national or international level, the rehabilitation of victims, the establishment of truth commissions, reparation programs, guarantees of non-recurrence and commemoration.
The effects of a warming climate will likely be far-reaching and profound. In addition to warming and changed weather patterns, climate change will increasingly spark extremes in weather – a greater frequency and intensity of storms, heat, and cold. Critically, the effects of climate change exacerbate the scarcity of key resources, and hence contribute to armed conflict and impoverishment. To respond to these effects, humanitarian action needs to focus more on climate preparedness and response to slow-onset disasters – but how does humanitarian protection work fit into this shift?
The International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims’ (IRCT) 11th Scientific Symposium, jointly hosted by the Georgian Centre for Psychosocial and Medical Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (GCRT).
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Are you working to enhance protection in humanitarian crises and frustrated by the lack of measurable and meaningful outcomes? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the complex and ever-changing risk patterns in your specific context? Utilizing results-based approaches to protection (RBP) helps reduce the risks that crisis-affected and vulnerable people face.
The discipline of risk management is not new, and there has already been a significant amount of work to translate risk management practice and tools for use in humanitarian operations. Despite this, humanitarian organizations continue to struggle with applying risk management in their decision-making process.
In this 10-minute Ready to Go Mobile Guide, you will learn how to react responsibly when you feel a child’s boundaries have been violated. Darkness to Light designed this guide in collaboration with the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation to encourage any adult to be an active bystander who decides to act when he or she sees or suspects harm to a child. This resource provides guidance on how to intervene when you sense something is unsafe or if you witness a boundary violation or a vulnerable situation for a child.
International Refugee Law (26 - 30 January, 2020)
European Border Externalization and the Transformation of Middle East and North African Host States (19 – 23 January, 2020)
Intensive Course on Statelessness (12 – 16 January, 2020)
The Centre for Refugee Studies at York University is offering its annual Summer Course on Refugees and Forced Migration from May 4-8, 2020.
Millions of people do not have access to health care, because health systems in many countries are either non-existent or dramatically failing. Most of them live in areas chronically affected by violent conflict or slowly re-emerging from it.
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.
Develop a critical understanding of conflict, humanitarian crisis and peace-building with MSc Humanitarianism, Conflict and Development at the University of Bath.
This is a distance-learning course that combines online learning with residentials in Bath and an optional residential in Amman, Jordan, allowing you to continue working during your studies.
Increasing emergencies brings a growing demand for humanitarians with expertise in Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPHA), by delivering this training we aim to increase the pool of experts available to deploy in this sector.
Despite the fact that the Convention on the Rights of the Child affirms that, in principle, children should not be detained and deprivation of liberty should be a measure of last resort, millions of children in the world are locked away.
To address this problem, the United Nations appointed Manfred Nowak as Independent Expert to lead the Global Study on children deprived of liberty.
This unique MOOC offered by the Global Campus of Human Rights stems from this study
Coalition for Peace in Africa (COPA) will in the period 16th to 20th December 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya conduct the annual ‘**Gendering Human Security, Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation Course'.**
This course covers the theoretical framework and general concepts and principles of human rights, their relationship to and impact within the health sector.
It looks at the rights based approach in achieving the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to “leave no one behind,” with particular emphasis on health related SDGs.
Truth Commissions are by now an integral part of the transitional justice vocabulary and practice. In countries as varied as Peru, South Africa, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Kenya and Brazil, truth commissions have been set up to investigate the patterns of past human rights violations.
This e-learning course provides participants with an understanding of how a gender lens is critical to all elements of peacebuilding, conflict resolution and recovery work, initiatives and policy. It outlines the normative framework around women’s rights and peacebuilding, security sector governance, approaches to transitional justice, security policy making and awareness raising on women’s and gender issues. This course uses weekly case studies to illustrate how the normative framework has been put into practice in different regions of the world.
In this 3-hour course, you will learn why detention in the immigration context must only be used for exceptions and the importance of complying with safeguards provided in international law. This course explains the fundamental concepts and definitions of detention and practice skills related to the assessment of detention decisions.