"The Humanitarian Exhibition" conference
From 23-25 January, the University of Geneva, University of Fribourg, University of Manchester and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies organise a three-day conference with the title "The Humanitarian Exhibition".
The first day of the conference will take place in Geneva, where our course coordinator Dr Valerie Gorin will join the panel "L'humanitaire s'expose? Du passé au présent", more info on the full programme are available here.More
Allying theory and practice: CERAH students in Uganda to work for a concrete project
After more than three months of online learning, at the end of November 2019, coordinators and students of our Humanitarian Distance Learning Certificate of Advanced Studies “Designing strategies and projects in humanitarian action” met face to face in Jinja, Uganda, for two residential weeks of intense learning.More
CERAH Master alumna Amera Markous wins the 2019 Swiss Humanitarian Award
We congratulate our Master alumna Amera Markous who has won the 2019 Swiss Humanitarian Award for her outstanding dissertation "Humanitarian Action and Anti-migration Paradox: A case study of UNHCR and IOM in Libya". We also thank our long-term partner, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, founder of this award.More
Executive Short Course: "Sexual Violence and in Conflict and Emergency Settings", Uganda, 23-25 November 2019
From 25 to 29 November 2019, 31 participants gathered to Entebbe, Uganda, for our Executive Short Course: "Sexual Violence and in Conflict and Emergency Settings". The course combines leading-edge research with practical experience from experts in the field. This is also one of the few courses to address both male and female survivors of sexual violence.More
CERAH addresses Red Cross Red Crescent International Conference
Calling for greater access to training for frontline humanitarian professionals
Distinguished delegates, Ladies, and Gentlemen,
CERAH, the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action, is grateful for this opportunity to express its appreciation on the conference theme “Act Today, Shape Tomorrow”.
The humanitarian landscape is becoming more and more complex and dynamic; we are dealing with a series of new simultaneous issues including urban crises, protracted displacement, attacks on humanitarians and more. We need to act effectively and immediately, to address these.