Executive short courses (ESC) in health and sexual violence in humanitarian settings

CERAH’s Executive Short Courses are one-week, intensive, and focus on specific issues relevant to humanitarian practitioners.

These highly interactive courses allow participants to analyze a range of issues of high importance to contemporary humanitarianism. They are led by senior academics and experienced humanitarian professionals, who guide students to develop their analytic skills and acquire practical tools.

1-WEEK executive Short Courses - 2 ECTS credits

Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies

 16-20 March, 2020, Geneva

(new dates for autumn 2020 to be announced)

Develop a multidisciplinary approach to prevent and mitigate sexual violence, adapted to specific contexts and as an integral part of assistance programmes.


Non-communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Contexts

4-8 May, 2020

This executive short course is a full-time training, which focuses on the particular challenges presented
by non-communicable diseases in emergencies, as well as the design of adapted and effective projects
to address non-communicable diseases.


Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Crises

18-22 May, 2020

Analyse Sexual & Reproductive Health issues in emergencies and gain skills to coordinate the implementation of a minimum set of Sexual Reproductive Health interventions at the onset of an emergency and as an integral part of health.


Health in Humanitarian Emergencies

(new dates for 2020 to be announced)

Identify the main health problems in humanitarian crises, and discuss response strategies addressing the needs of populations affected by natural disasters, conflicts, and epidemics. Review priority interventions for health, including mental health and reproductive health, water, sanitation, hygiene, and food security, nutrition. This is an introductory course.