Short course Dialogue with Communities 2019

Information

Period

6 May 2019 - 10 May 2019
2 ECTS credits
40 Teaching hours
1 week

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

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

Location

Genève

Registration

Registration deadline

22 April 2019
10 days before the beginning of the course

Fees:

CHF 1'500.-

Objectives

• Describe the role of dialogue to facilitate the design and success of project implementation and apply a real accountability towards affected populations

• Master the concepts of Dialogue with Communities, Community Engagement, Communication with Communities (CWC), Participation, Accountability, IEC, Acceptance & Perception

• Analyse the impact acceptance and accountability concerns have on project implementation

• Define a framework of monitoring and evaluation of communication in a process of community engagement

Audience

Professional with experience in the humanitarian field wishing to develop and improve competencies in the field of communication with affected communities in humanitarian settings

Programme

Concepts and Definitions • Information Needs of the Affected Population and Developing the Dialogue • Accountability Strategies • Intercultural Communication • Management of Rumours and Risk Communication • The Dialogue through Information, Education, Communication (IEC) • Monitoring and Evaluation

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, Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Jean-Marc BIQUET, CERAH
Actors of development or actors in humanitarian organizations, are you interested in developing the dialogue with communities in a strategic way? Would you like to deepen your knowledge in intercultural communication? Are you curious about the importance of accountability and the present limits of 2-way communication? This short course will be of interest for you.

Pedagogical method

Using lectures, case studies and discussions, the general objective of the seminar is for participants to acquire the tools and skills adapted for effective communication in humanitarian settings.

Number of participants

Le nombre de participants est adapté à la pédagogie choisie.

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