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

Inclusion in the Health Sector – Report on our Online Training!

By Patricia Flaam|10. June 2021

Our project “Phase 2 – Leave no one behind!” promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action. We are using the global Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action to help humanitarian actors to better understand the human rights-based approach to disability in their work. […]

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Successful implementation of our interactive and East Africa specific online training!

By Patricia Flaam|12. April 2021

Our project “Phase 2 – Leave no one behind!” promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action. We are using the global Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action to help humanitarian actors to better understand the human rights-based approach to disability in their work. […]

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The French Version of the Global IASC Guidelines Is also Available Now!

By Sabrina Ebert|12. February 2021

In addition to the English, Spanish and Arabic version of the IASC (Inter-Agency Standing Committee) Guidelines on “Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action”, the French version has now also been published. The translation was done through our “Phase 2 – Leave no one behind! project. The global IASC Guidelines are the first humanitarian […]

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The Spanish Version of the IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Is Online!

By Sabrina Ebert|21. January 2021

In November 2019, the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) “Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action” were launched in New York. Now, through the support of the “Phase 2 – Leave no one behind!” project, a Spanish translation has been produced. The global Guidelines are a milestone in inclusive humanitarian action. They set […]

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