Group photo with the students of the Ruhr-University Bochum from the NOHA (Network on Humanitarian Action) Master

Universities & Specialist Events

Our goal:

  1. Anchoring disability as a cross-cutting issue in academic curricula of Bachelor and Master Programmes on humanitarian action at German universities.
  2. Incorporating disability as a cross-cutting issue at specialist events

Universities

The successfully initiated cooperation with the AKKON Hochschule Berlin and the Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB) in phase 1 will be continued and extended in phase 2. We will strengthen the awareness and capacities of the next generation of humanitarian actors through:

Awareness raising guest lectures and module support on inclusive humanitarian action for students of:

Specialist Events

The inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action has not yet been sufficiently recognised in Germany. We aim at raising awareness to the broad professional public to acknowledge the importance of an equal protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in humanitarian emergencies through:

 

Participating in specialist events, lectures, expert and panel discussions on humanitarian action and incorporating disability as a cross-cutting issue at these events.

Updates on Universities & Specialist Events

Phase 3 of Leave No One Behind! Kicks off

Von hvillikka|15. July 2022

We are happy to announce that the Leave no one behind! project has started its third phase, focusing in particular on the practical implementation of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action. During humanitarian crises, persons with disabilities are often excluded from relief efforts. Various environmental, […]

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Field Research in South Sudan on Inclusive Humanitarian Action

Von Sabrina Ebert|8. February 2022

Our project “Phase 2 – Leave no one behind!” promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action. Based on the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action, we support a better understanding of the human rights-based approach to disability in humanitarian action.  To improve the […]

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