Short course Sexual Violence in Conflict Setttings and Emergencies 2018

Objectives

  • Explain the phenomenon of sexual violence in conflict/emergencies
  • Identify and assess the extent and causes of sexual violence in a specific context
  • Clarify ethical and “Do no harm” options to improve the operational response in terms of prevention, assistance and protection activities for victims

Audience

Health professional working in humanitarian or development projects
Humanitarian worker of various backgrounds managing health or protection projects

Programme

The overall objective of the course is to provide mid-level or senior managers (heads of mission, programme coordinators, protection advisers) the knowledge and skills required to develop a multidisciplinary approach to prevent and mitigate sexual violence adapted to specific contexts and as an integral part of assistance programmes

Director(s)

Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Dr. Meg DAVIS, CERAH

Partnership

International Committee of the Red Cross • Médecins sans Frontières • Handicap International • OHCHR • UNFPA • UNHCR

Duration

10 September 2018 - 14 September 2018
2 ECTS credits
40 Teaching hours
1st session in Geneva 10-14 September 2018, 2nd session in Uganda 26-30 November 2018, 3rd session in Geneva 18-22 March 2019

Language

English

Format

On-site

Information

+41 (0)22 908 44 53
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

Location

Genève

Registration

Registration deadline

27 August 2018
10 days before the beginning of the course

Fees

CHF 1'500.-

Number of participants

Le nombre de participants est adapté à la pédagogie choisie.

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