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Management and planning of humanitarian projects/operations

The course will tackle hands on, the history of humanitarian work going back to early 19th century, up to 1979, and arriving to this day; Briefly, we would go through major humanitarian crisis, such as Biafra, Haiti, Syria, Afghanistan, Cambodia, all the way to Ebola, COVID and Ukraine crisis [to pick and choose from those]. In the core essence of the course, we will visit different organizational structures, and explore organizational cultures of UN agencies, Anglo-Saxon INGOS and continental INGOs (mainly French), then we would go through different functions inside humanitarian agencies, (HR, Logistics and Security, Operations, Grants, MEAL) and we would learn how to write proposals, log frames, establish general/specific objectives, monitoring schemes, create advocacy strategies, and reporting; And finally, we would explore what are the basic principles of launching and managing a humanitarian intervention in the scope of a major crisis.

Temps présentiel : 17.5 heures

Charge de travail étudiant : 35 heures

Méthode(s) d'évaluation : Examen final, Travaux pratiques contrôlés

Référence :
Ukraine Humanitarian Needs Overview 2023 (December 2022)/ https://www.unocha.org/ukraine Ukraine: Situation Report, 10 Feb 2023/ https://www.unocha.org/ukraine Managing Ebola outbreak - Outbreak Preparedness/ https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/preparedness/outbreak-preparedness.html Managing COVID 19 – global humanitarian response plan/ https://healthcluster.who.int/resources/covid-19-resources-and-guidance HELP Course – Managing Health Emergencies in Large Populations – ICRC publications Review the UN organizational chart, which gives a breakdown of the six UN organs with their respective departments, programmes, and specialized agencies: http://www.un.org/en/aboutun/structure/pdfs/UN%20System%20Chart_ENG_FINAL_MARCH13_2017.pdf Learn more about the UN's history and present work: http://www.un.org/en/about-un/ and fast facts: http://www.un.org/en/essential-un/ (click on "Watch" to see quick videos explaining different parts of the UN) Find out when your country joined the UN and what they are working on within the UN system: http://www.un.org/en/member-states/index.html See a complete list of international organizations headquartered in Geneva: http://www.geneve-int.ch/en/categories/international-organisations-programmes-funds-institutes-and-other-bodies History of the League of Nations (1919-1946): https://www.unog.ch/80256EDD006B8954/(httpAssets)/36BC4F83BD9E4443C1257AF3004FC0AE/$file/Historical_overview_of_the_League_of_Nations.pdf REINALDA B.,(2013) - Routledge History of International Organizations – Routledge editions, 880 pages VALLAEYS A., (2004) - Médecins Sans Frontières, la Biographie – éditions Frayard, 768 pages BOUCHET-SAULNIER F., (2013) - Dictionnaire pratique du droit humanitaire – éditions la Découverte, 760 pages Médecins du Monde France (2017) – Planification de projets de santé et action humanitaire – éditions MdM, 382 pages ABU SADA C., (2012) - In the Eyes of Others: How People in Crises Perceive Humanitarian Aid – éditions Médecins sans Frontières, 204 pages ROTH S., (2016) - The Paradoxes of Aid Work: Passionate Professionals -éditions Routledge, 212 pages

Ce cours est proposé dans les diplômes suivants
 Licence en gestion et management