The Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), based in Geneva, is offering one week courses and a Certificate of Advanced Studies (7 weeks), further information:

Clear and efficient communication is essential to the success of projects carried out in humanitarian action. To succeed in their mission, it is important for humanitarian professionals to understand the different needs, stages and strategies of communication which play out during humanitarian project implementation. CERAH is one of the few institutes providing courses in communication that are specifically tailored for humanitarian action. 2 new short courses have been developed to complete CERAH’s course offering:

 Short Course – Dialogue with Communities

February 20 – 24, 2017

Develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of challenges, opportunities and limits of the dialogue with communities, including intercultural communication, accountability and strategy.

Short Course –  Media and Humanitarian Action: Approaches and Challenges

March 06 – 10, 2017

​Analyzing the media landscape, understanding the limits and constraints of media relations and developing effective messages to the media are most relevant skills for effective communication

7-weeks Certificate of Advanced Studies – Communication, Advocacy and Negotiation in Humanitarian Settings

February 13 – March 31, 2017

This diploma focuses on operational communication and enables participants to strengthen their communication competencies and develop proper advocacy and negotiation strategies in line with their humanitarian objectives and environment