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15 Nov 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Nov 2019 Training date: 24 Jan 2020 to 25 Jan 2020 Swiss Peace Foundation

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.

30 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Nov 2019 Training date: 02 Dec 2019 to 02 Dec 2020 International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

About the Programme:

A one-year programme specially designed for working professionals and field practitioners to bridge the knowledge-practice gap in disaster management. Extensive theoretical modules in linking Disasters to Development, GIS, Humanitarian Laws, Principles and Standards, Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster Response and Recovery. Highly engaged programme team to help guide you through the lessons and assignments, and faculty supervisors to guide you through your research paper.

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25 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 03 Jan 2020 Training date: 10 Feb 2020 to 21 Feb 2020 The Hague Academy for Local Governance

How can sub-national governments be supported to increase local revenues and strengthen financial management? How can local authorities be held accountable by their citizens? How can spending responsibilities and revenue resources best be assigned to different government layers? What can national governments do to design and supervise a system that works?

Designed with the practitioner in mind, our first 2020 course discusses how local governments can better manage local finances, increase revenue, and involve citizens in setting spending priorities.

25 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 17 Sep 2020 Training date: 17 Sep 2020 to 01 Sep 2021 Bioforce Institute

Location: Lyon & Grenoble, France

Objectives: at the end of this 12-month MSc training programme, graduates are prepared and ready to work for both for-profit and nonprofit organisations.

22 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Nov 2019 Training date: 20 Jan 2020 to 20 Dec 2020 Università Politecnica delle Marche

The Università Politecnica delle Marche, has launched the first Master in Humanitarian Logistics in Italy. A specific training course for young people who desire a career as humanitarian logistics and for professional humanitarian workers searching for a qualification opportunity; the course offers a theoretical framework and practical tools for the complex management of logistics in emergencies.

15 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 03 Feb 2020 Training date: 20 Apr 2020 to 05 Jun 2020 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, you will be able to formulate and implement relevant humanitarian health interventions taking into account ethical issues, context prerogatives, humanitarian principles, coordination mechanisms and national contexts.

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15 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Jul 2020 Training date: 01 Sep 2020 to 31 Aug 2022 University of Bath

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.

10 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Dec 2019 Training date: 18 Nov 2019 to 19 Jan 2020 Global Campus of Human Rights

OVERVIEW:

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

09 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Nov 2019 Training date: 19 Nov 2019 to 31 Jan 2020 KALU - Humanitarian Aid Studies Centre

MORE INFO: https://kaluinstitute.org/cash-transfer/

DURATION: 2 months (144 hours)

PRICE: 250 Eur

CONTENTS:

Introduction to Cash and Voucher Assistance / Cash Transfer Programming

  • CVA/CTP Definition
  • Modalities and types of CVA/CTP
  • Why and when to use CVA/CTP
  • Operators and CVA/CTP

Assessment: Cash feasibility, appropriateness and risk analysis

30 Sep 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Dec 2019 Training date: 04 Mar 2020 to 01 Apr 2020 Human Rights Education Associates

This course addresses the importance of data to advance gender equality, including safe and ethical techniques for data collection, sharing, and management. Participants will gain an understanding of the various methods and modalities for data collection in development and humanitarian settings.

Topics covered include: sex-disaggregated data, qualitative and quantitative data, data management, safe and ethical data guidance, tools and resources for gender monitoring and evaluation.

Course outline

30 Sep 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Dec 2019 Training date: 29 Jan 2020 to 14 Apr 2020 Human Rights Education Associates

Gender mainstreaming is an (international) strategy to achieve gender equality. It is shorthand for saying that the impact of all policies and programmes on women and men should be considered at every stage of the policy or programme cycle — from planning to implementation and evaluation. This advanced e-learning course aims to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge of gender mainstreaming and gender analysis. It draws on best practice and case studies from around the world.

30 Sep 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Dec 2019 Training date: 29 Jan 2020 to 10 Mar 2020 Human Rights Education Associates

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.

20 Sep 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Nov 2019 Training date: 01 Oct 2019 to 26 Nov 2019 Abdul Jameel Latif Poverty Action Lab

"Travel" with our team to India and Kenya to see first-hand how rigorous health research is conducted in the field. This free, nine-week online course called "Measuring Health Outcomes in Field Surveys" explores the fundamentals of field-based health research through immersive, documentary-style learning. Participants will learn how to measure individual and population health, select health indicators and measurement tools, and design surveys, as well as explore practical issues related to safety, hygiene, and ethics.

05 Sep 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 07 Feb 2020 Training date: 01 Sep 2020 to 18 Dec 2020 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

SUMMARY

The Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) aims to offer professionals a strong understanding of the contemporary humanitarian challenges through a comprehensive overview of conceptual and operational aspects of humanitarian past and present crises. Their study will allow participants to acquire the necessary tools in order to analyze, understand and engage in critical reflection on the response to nowadays humanitarian emergencies.

Over the course of their studies, participants will:

05 Sep 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 07 Feb 2020 Training date: 01 Sep 2020 to 22 Jul 2021 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

SUMMARY

The Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action (MAS) is flexible and modular, allowing students to choose from two options to organize their studies - either a one year course, or a flexible 2-3 year course.

The MAS aims to develop managers' in-depth competencies. It provides them with a strong understanding of the main conceptual and operational aspects of humanitarian action as well as the capacity to define and implement strategic humanitarian responses.

05 Sep 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Dec 2019 Training date: 03 Feb 2020 to 20 Mar 2020 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, participants will be able to design and adapt humanitarian strategies and projects in line with the specificities of each context.

They will provide coherent flexible and creative humanitarian responses taking into account ethical issues, context prerogatives and the organization's mandate.
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02 Sep 2019 description
training Ongoing course Columbia University

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights defines freedom of expression as the right “*to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.”* But what does this really mean and are free speech, press freedoms, freedom of assembly and other manifestations of freedom of expression absolute? Columbia University’s Global Freedom of Expression Initiative launched foundational and advanced open and free online courses on edX that seek to answer this and many other questions. The course is taught by Dr.

20 Aug 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Jul 2020 Training date: 31 Aug 2020 to 25 Sep 2020 University of Copenhagen

Credits: 7.5 ECTS

Level: master level course

A 3-week course for humanitarian professionals

20 Aug 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Apr 2020 Training date: 20 Apr 2020 to 09 Jun 2020 University of Copenhagen

A blended learning course - six weeks online and two weeks in Copenhagen.

Credits: 5 ECTS

Level: Master level course

COURSE CONTENT Current humanitarian shelter and settlements standards, principles and approaches are the basis of this course. The common phases of the emergency cycle are embraced: emergency shelter, transition shelter, early recovery and reconstruction. The course covers different shelter and settlements challenges in accordance with local needs and builds on local resources as part of building-back-better strategies.