KUNO Summer Course 2019
After last year’s success, KUNO will organize another Summer Course. In this two-day course, humanitarian academics and experienced humanitarian professionals will discuss all relevant aspects of humanitarian work. A mixture of practical knowledge, debates and working sessions, will feed your brain, enhance your efficiency as a humanitarian worker and strengthen your network.
Preliminary programme July 17, 18:
- Day 1 morning – Global humanitarian governance; including a changing context, new actors and scenarios for humanitarian action
- Day 1 afternoon – Humanitarian principles & International Humanitarian Law; including access, humanitarian negotiations
- Day 2 morning – Humanitarian efficiency and effectivity (WHS, Grand Bargain); including WHS, Grand Bargain.
- Day 2 afternoon – Innovation in the humanitarian sector
*Update* Extensive programme now online
Speakers Summer Course
Each speaker will lead one of the four sessions;
– Katrien Coppens (TBC): Delegate General Director, Medecins Sans Frontieres, on principles, access and negotiations.
– Thea Hilhorst: Professor of Humanitarian Aid and Reconstruction, Institute of Social Studies, on global humanitarian governance
– Hans van den Hoogen: Senior Humanitarian Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on efficiency & effectivity.
– Thomas Baar: HumanityX, Centre for Innovation Leiden University, on humanitarian innovation.
Additional Morning Session - July 19 (optional) (To be confirmed)
This year we are close to introducing an additional morning session about humanitarian action in the disaster area: what to expect when you arrive? An experienced field officer will guide you through the do’s and don’ts for a humanitarian officer in the field. This session is offered as a separate learning session, but can be added as an additional module to the summer course. This course is freely accessible for KUNO-members and non-members can participate in this session for €150, -.
Interested? This course is open for registration and you will receive an e-mail if the event is confirmed to proceed.