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


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

Inclusion within the Humanitarian Project Cycle – Evaluation of the Central/Southeast Asian Training

By Patricia Flaam|29. November 2021

Our second regional training on “Disability-Inclusive Project Cycle Management in Humanitarian Action” was successfully completed! Thanks to our committed participants, we were again able to compile an evaluation report based on their constructive feedback. The training took place for 5 days, end of June beginning of July 2021, for 6 hours per day, and focused […]

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Recording of Panel Discussion on Implementation of IASC Guidelines on Disability Inclusion in Syria is now available!

By Patricia Flaam|15. October 2021

On 29 September 2021, Handicap International e.V. and the Centre for Humanitarian Action e.V. (CHA) have hosted an accessible online event (e.g. with international sign interpretation) on: “Two Years on – The IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: What Are Promising Practices, Challenges and First Lessons Learned in Syria?” The […]

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Evaluation Report on Successful Training on „Meaningful Participation of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action“!

By Patricia Flaam|14. October 2021

Once again, we have analysed and summarised the feedback from participants, this time on our “Meaningful Participation of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action” training, in a detailed evaluation report. The activities carried out and key findings are listed below. The training (2,5 hours for two days) was designed by our project partner CBM and […]

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