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Training: Certificate in Humanitarian Programme Management

15 September - 19 December
Lyon, 41 Avenue du 8 Mai 1945
Lyon, Vénissieux 69200 France

Objectives: The HPM programme contributes to reinforce & develop managers’ core capacities (managing projects, people and funds) in a practical, coherent & transversal way integrating the main worldwide quality & accountability initiatives developed in recent years. The HPM objective is to give participants a comprehensive knowledge of each initiative and their specificities, as well as the possibility to integrate each of them in a complementary and innovative way within the organisation’s strategy and management practices. Designed to develop management skills…

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Training: Mastère en science: Humanitarian Programme Management

15 September 2017 - 1 September 2018
Lyon, 41 Avenue du 8 Mai 1945
Lyon, Vénissieux 69200 France

Objectives: Designed to develop management skills to enhance Quality & Accountability of humanitarian programmes, the 12-month MSc in Humanitarian Programme Management (MSc in HPM) has been developed by the Bioforce Institute and the Grenoble Management School, in collaboration with key stakeholders in the sector (People in Aid, HAP, Mango, Sphere), and is accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles. * September-December, the Bioforce Institute - Managing People & Organisations: Strengthening organisational capacity. change management. Quality & accountability in people management.…

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Sphere Training

28 October
Tübingen, Tübingen, 72070 Germany

The Sphere Project – or ‘Sphere’ – was initiated in 1997 by a group of humanitarian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Their aim was to improve the quality of their actions during disaster response and to be held accountable for them. They based Sphere’s philosophy on two core beliefs: first, that those affected by disaster or conflict have a right to life with dignity and, therefore, a right to assistance; and second, that…

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Workshop “WASH in Emergencies” Africa

30 October - 3 November
Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

Regional WASH Workshops to Strengthen Humanitarian Preparedness and Response Capacity With the Regional WASH Workshop series, the German WASH Network aims at strengthening local WASH disaster preparedness and response capacities in order to allow for the provision of appropriate and effective humanitarian WASH services in disaster and crisis prone regions. The regional WASH workshops are part of a strategic portfolio of activities developed and carried out in close cooperation between the German WASH Network and the German Federal Foreign Office…

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Jerusalem 2017 Core Professional Course on Humanitarian Law and Policy

5 November - 7 November
Jerusalem, Israel

The Core Professional Course on Humanitarian Law and Policy serves as an opportunity for experienced practitioners and policy professionals to explore international humanitarian law (IHL) challenges relevant to their work in an intensive, fast-paced, three-day course. Interactive sessions, case studies, and simulation exercises are integrated into the curriculum. Expert academics and practitioners lead sessions covering the sources and development of IHL, key distinctions between international and non-international armed conflicts, the applicability of international humanitarian rights law in armed conflict, the…

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London 2017 Core Professional Course on Humanitarian Law and Policy

5 November - 7 November
London, London, United Kingdom

The Core Professional Course on Humanitarian Law and Policy serves as an opportunity for experienced practitioners and policy professionals to explore international humanitarian law (IHL) challenges relevant to their work in an intensive, fast-paced, three-day course. Interactive sessions, case studies, and simulation exercises are integrated into the curriculum. Expert academics and practitioners lead sessions covering the sources and development of IHL, key distinctions between international and non-international armed conflicts, the applicability of international humanitarian rights law in armed conflict, the…

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Contested Evidence: The challenges and limits of evidence-based approaches to humanitarian action

7 November @ 15:00 - 16:30

Read more and register at phap.org/7nov2017 Humanitarian action is fraught with challenges, and frequently has no choice but to act in the face of considerable uncertainties. The use of evidence and evidence-based approaches – knowing what does and does not work in responding to conflict, disasters and other emergencies – is crucial to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of humanitarian interventions. With access to information and evidence greater than ever, promoting evidence-based approaches to humanitarian action has been given much…

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Jerusalem 2017 Thematic Workshop on Accountability Frameworks for Violations of IHL

8 November - 9 November
Jerusalem, Israel
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Learning Stream on Humanitarian Coordination: Alternative models for humanitarian coordination

9 November @ 10:30 - 12:00

Read more and register at phap.org/9nov2017 Each humanitarian crisis requires a specific response, which could benefit from alternative coordination mechanisms. The increasing critique of relying on a centralized, one-size-fits-all approach, coupled with the increased capacity of many governments to lead coordination efforts has led to the emergence of new coordination models, responding to specific needs through innovative mechanisms. Needs and responses are different depending on the context. For instance, national governments may have a greater role in the coordination of…

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London 2017 Thematic Workshop on Islamic Law and Humanitarian Action

23 November - 24 November
London, London, United Kingdom
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