KUNO Summer Course 2019

KUNO Summer Course 2019 2
Have you recently started working in the humanitarian field and are you looking for a solid kick-start? Or are you an experienced humanitarian professional looking for a thorough update? The KUNO Summer Course is there for you.

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:

  • Day 1 morning –  Humanitarian principles & International Humanitarian Law;  including access, humanitarian negotiations
  • Day 1 afternoon – Global humanitarian governance; including a changing context and scenarios for humanitarian action
  • Day 2 morning – Humanitarian efficiency and effectivity (WHS, Grand Bargain); including WHS, Grand Bargain,  and new actors.
  • Day 2 afternoon – Innovation in the humanitarian sector


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, and new actors.

–  Thomas Baar: HumanityX, Centre for Innovation Leiden University, on innovation.


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