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What a great DAS class

What a great DAS class

15.12.2016

This year's DAS has come to an end and 27 students are celebrating. "This is an exceptional class that stands in for every student with a huge lot of solidarity and respect" says Jean-Marc Biquet, DAS coordinator at CERAH.

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Dissertation on violence in urban settings wins 2016 award

Dissertation on violence in urban settings wins 2016 award

1.12.2016

“I am aware that this recognition comes with responsibilities and will require dedication to continue enhancing the humanitarian action in the field.” 2016 Swiss Humanitarian Award winner and recent MAS graduate Oscar Felipe Chavez Aguirre discusses his dissertation and future projects

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Just published

Just published

2.11.2016
The MSF ethics review board has been solicited to provide advice and review research protocols in an "emergency" mode during the recent Ebola epidemic.
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Linguistic Research Internship

Linguistic Research Internship

1.11.2016

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Annual Meeting of Frontline Negotiators and Mediators

Annual Meeting of Frontline Negotiators and Mediators

25.10.2016

​Humanitarian negotiation is a professional domain that started to receive attention only about 15 years ago. We thus have few certainties and many questions. If we want to improve our understanding and our practice, rigorous research and well-designed professional development need to go hand in hand.

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CERAH Activity Report 2015-16 is out

CERAH Activity Report 2015-16 is out

12.10.2016

Past achievements and commitments for the coming year are illustrated in CERAH's report with a focus on co-operation and co-creation, two ubiquitous concepts in CERAH education and research.

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CERAH Panel Discussion

CERAH Panel Discussion

3.10.2016

"When healthcare is in danger, what can we do?" Prof Schopper facilitates a panel with representatives of MSF, ICRC, WHO on November 2, 2016

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New exclusive courses in communications

New exclusive courses in communications

27.9.2016

Brand new short courses at CERAH: "Dialogue with Communities" and "Media and Humanitarian Action". Save the dates now!

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International Symposium ICRC & Ulster University

International Symposium ICRC & Ulster University

14.9.2016

CERAH Director Prof SCHOPPER will speak about sexual violence at the International Symposium of ICRC & Ulster University on Thursday, September 15

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Humanitarian negotiation: Conclusions and Recommendations

Humanitarian negotiation: Conclusions and Recommendations

13.9.2016

The working group arrived at a number of interesting and innovative conclusions and recommendations which the rapporteurs are finalizing for submission to the Annual meeting of Frontline Negotiators and Mediators:

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Project Leader wanted

Project Leader wanted

13.9.2016

The project leader will be responsible for the development of the launch phase and the overall management of the research project "Encyclopedia of Humanitarian Action".

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Preparing the Annual Meeting of Frontline Negotiators and Mediators

Preparing the Annual Meeting of Frontline Negotiators and Mediators

12.9.2016

CERAH Director Prof SCHOPPER chairs today’s working group (WG) “Strengthening the Capacity of Humanitarian Professionals to Engage in Frontline Negotiation and Mediation Activities”

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Crisis of sexual violence among men and boys

Crisis of sexual violence among men and boys

6.9.2016

Dr. Chris DOLAN, Executive Director, Refugee Law Project, Uganda, is perhaps the best-known researcher and activist in the emerging field of sexual violence against men. He is one of the expert speakers during CERAH’s thematic short course

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We are recruiting: Admin assistant

We are recruiting: Admin assistant

1.9.2016

Support CERAH's training administration in this bilingual (EN and FR) position. Applications are open until September 19, 2016

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International Humanitarian Law course

International Humanitarian Law course

29.8.2016

Organized by the ICRC and CERAH, this immersive five-day course in international humanitarian law (IHL) is open to humanitarian practitioners who wish to become acquainted with the legal framework applicable to armed conflict.

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ICRC conference: generating respect for IHL

ICRC conference: generating respect for IHL

2.8.2016

CERAH panelist at ICRC event "Generating respect for international humanitarian law: an African perspective" on August 10, 2016. Register for free

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Designning strategies and projects - two flexible course options

Designning strategies and projects - two flexible course options

11.7.2016

Aims to reinforce the knowledge and skills to confront current challenges faced by humanitarian actors working in complex environments.

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Looking for a trainee in communications

Looking for a trainee in communications

24.6.2016

You might be the one we are looking for: internship available in our communications department

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Year end ceremony 2015-16

Year end ceremony 2015-16

23.6.2016

The sun was not our only guest at CERAH's academic year end ceremony. His Excellency Ambassador Alexandre Fasel honoured the event with his presence and an inspiring speech.

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CERAH joins tropEd network

CERAH joins tropEd network

21.6.2016
The tropEd network for education in International Health has accepted CERAH as a collaborating member, reaffirming CERAH's relevance to international health, and the value of specific courses to the network. 
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