Short course Participatory Approaches with Crises-Affected Communities
Period19 April 2021 - 23 April 2021
FormatOn-site – switch over to online-learning if required
Registration deadline5 April 2021
Total fees: CHF 1’500.-
Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 200.-
There is no available scholarship for this programme.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Analyse the impact acceptance and accountability concerns have on project implementation.
- Develop critical analysis on the scope of present experiences in terms of Dialogue with Communities and Accountability
- Identify emergence of rumours and adopt an adapted communication response
- Distinguish the various tools and strategies experienced to develop the dialogue according to its different objectives
- Apply a strategy for acceptance to a case study.
• Professional from the communication sector who wishes to increase his understanding of Communication methods and philosophy in humanitarian projects
This course is particularly indicated for humanitarian field workers and managers.
• Concepts and definitions related to participatory approaches and dialogue with communities
• Accountability and Feedback mechanisms
• Intercultural communication
• Humanitarian anthropology
• Participatory communication
• Management of rumours
• Monitoring and Evaluation of participatory approaches
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
Using lectures, case studies and discussions, the general objective of this intensive course is for participants to acquire the tools and skills adapted for effective communication in humanitarian settings.
- a university qualification (bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
- at least three years of relevant professional experience;
- excellent command of English;
- motivation working in the humanitarian sector.
- CV (Résumé)
- Scanned copy of passport
- A passport photo (.jpg format).
More information about the admission process is available on our application page.