Participatory Approaches with Crisis-Affected Communities
© Borja Ruiz Rodrigue, MSF
NEXT SESSION: 27 APRIL, 2020 - 1 may, 2020
This executive short course focuses on the understanding of the opportunities, challenges and limits of dialogue with communities to build constructive relationships; studying theories, case studies and practical implementation.
- Describe the role of dialogue to facilitate the design and success of project implementation and apply a real accountability towards affected populations
- Master the concepts of Dialogue with Communities, Community Engagement, Communication with Communities (CWC), Participation, Accountability, IEC, Acceptance & Perception
- Analyse the impact acceptance and accountability concerns have on project implementation
- Define a framework of monitoring and evaluation of communication in a process of community engagement.
- Information needs of the affected population
- Intercultural communication
- Acceptance and accountability
- Management of rumors and risk communication
- The use of information technologies
- Participatory video or theatre
- Monitoring and evaluation DWC
- Professionals in the humanitarian, development or social sector looking to develop their competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on their experiences.
- Professionals from other sectors who wish to increase their understanding of the humanitarian sector for a potential career change.
- Graduate students with relevant volunteer or intern experience, looking to undertake a post-graduate course with a view to entering the humanitarian sector.
2 ECTS - Credits recognized by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.
Jean-Marc BIQUET, CERAH