Short course Climate Emergency and its Impacts on Health 2020

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

11 May 2020 - 15 May 2020
2 ECTS credits
40 Teaching hours
1 week

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

Location

Genève

Registration

Registration deadline

27 April 2020

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

At the end of the course, participants will be able to explain the current climate-related emergency, identify its impacts on health, review adaptation strategies, specific actions, and climate-specific challenges for humanitarian assistance.

Audience

Professional in humanitarian social and development organisations who wants to improve his competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on his experiences
Professional from other sectors who wishes to deepen his understanding of the contemporary humanitarian action and understand how to transfer his 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)

Dr Anne GOLAZ, University of Geneva and Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies

Admission criteria

Hold a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent university degree, plus a minimum of five years of work experience in the humanitarian, social or development sector
Hold a Master’s degree or an equivalent university degree, plus a minimum of two years of work experience in the humanitarian, social or development sector
Post-graduate students with internship experience who wants to work in humanitarian action
Excellent command of English.

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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