Description de la formation
- Week 1: International law applicable in humanitarian action
- Week 2: Legal framework of humanitarian access
- Week 3: Legal protection of vulnerable groups (children, women, prisoners)
- Week 4: Forced migration and humanitarian action (refugees, IDPs)
- Week 5: International justice and humanitarian action
- Week 6: Role play on the use of international law in humanitarian action
- Week 7: Personal work
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the different branches of international law applying to humanitarian action
- Identify and explain the legal tools that can be used by humanitarian actors in the field
- Evaluate the relevance of using international law in response to the main challenges of humanitarian action
- Adopt a critical view of the linkages between international law and humanitarian action
Bachelor d'une haute école universitaire
Master d'une haute école universitaire
- Either a university qualification following three years of study plus at least two years of work experience in the humanitarian, social or development field
- English mother tongue or proof of level of competence through a TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS certificate or the equivalent.
- Professsionals working in humanitarian action or in an international organisation who, after a number of years in the field, wish to review their competences and reflect on their practice in an academic setting. - Staff of aid orgaisations or of NGOs in the social sector who wish to embark on a career in the humanitarian field. - Professionals from a range of sectors who would like to explore the humanitarian field before deciding on a career change.
Diplôme / examen
- Certificate of Advanced Studies CAS
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Actio, specialisation Legal evironment of Humanitarian Action.
Diploma jointly awarded by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)
Lieu / adresse
- Genève 21 (GE)
Début des cours
Apr 28 2014 12:00AM
- Jun 13 2014 12:00AM
Durée de la formation
Around 300 jours of individual work including:
Face to face sessions (lectures, role play, working groups, field work)
Personal work (personal readings, personal research, writing)
Week 1 to 6: intensive weeks
Week 7: personal work
Each week of teaching will include approximately 20 hours of face-to-face lectures, case studies etc. and 10 hours of tutored group work. A holiday (Ascension) in the 5th week of teaching must be taken into consideration.
- A plein temps
RemarquesApplication deadline: For candidates requiring a visa for Switzerland, applications are open until 1st January 2014. For all other candidates, applications are open until 1st march 2014.
Renseignements / contact
Centre d'enseignement et de recherche en action humanitaire de Genève (CERAH)
Geneva Center for education and research in humanitarian action
Mrs Elisabeth Boujon
Tél.: +41 22 908 44 53