Weekly study10 hours
The International Humanitarian System: Perspectives and Practice
Explore how we deliver an international humanitarian response
This short course considers the systems and strategies that humanitarian responders use to determine how to provide appropriate humanitarian assistance in a way that meets the needs of those affected and maintains the safety and security of operational staff.
The course will look at the international humanitarian architecture at a global and national level and its relationship with national disaster response agencies.
- The humanitarian reform agenda
- Collaborative working for an effective response
- The international humanitarian system at a global and national level
- Funding a humanitarian response and associated challenges for anticipatory and locally appropriate interventions
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explore insights into the international humanitarian coordination system for large-scale emergencies
- Evaluate the the challenges of coordinating multiple stakeholders in disaster response
- Assess approaches to funding humanitarian response
- Explore the main components of international humanitarian architecture at the national and global levels
Who is the course for?
This course is for people who wish to gain a further understanding about humanitarian reform and how the humanitarian system works both at a global and national level.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.