Short course Planetary Health 2021

This executive course is a full time training, given by climate experts and humanitarian health practitioners, which focuses on the climate emergency and its impacts on health.

Information

Period

10 May 2021 - 14 May 2021
2 ECTS credits
20 Teaching hours
1 week

Language

English

Format

On-site – switch over to online-learning if required

Contact

Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies
+41 (0)22 908 44 53
humanitarianstudies(at)unige.ch

Location

Genève

Registration

Registration deadline

26 April 2021
APPLICATION DEADLINE 2 weeks before the start of the course. For candidates who need a VISA: 6 weeks before the start of the course.

Fees:

Total fees: CHF 1’500.-
Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 200.-
There is no available scholarship for this programme.

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development

Objectives

Learn how to identify the impacts of the current climate-related emergency on health, then focus on adaptation strategies, and specific actions and challenges for humanitarian assistance.

Audience

Professional in humanitarian social and development organisations who wants to improve their competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on their experiences
Professional from other sectors who wishes to deepen their understanding of the contemporary humanitarian action and understand how to transfer their acquired competencies in that sector
Post-graduate student with internship experience who wants to work in humanitarian action

Director(s)

Prof. Karl BLANCHET, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Professor Karl Blanchet, University of Geneva and Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies

Admission criteria

Admission requirements:

  1. a university qualification (bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  2. at least three years of relevant professional experience;
  3. excellent command of English;
  4. motivation working in the humanitarian sector.

Documents required:

  • CV (Résumé)
  • Scanned copy of passport
  • A passport photo (.jpg format).

More information about the admission process is available on our application page.

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development

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