Executive Short Courses in Management

protection in humanitarian action

Executive Short Course: Protection in Humanitarian Action

Next session: new dates for 2021 to be announced

This executive short course aims at analyzing the activities undertaken by humanitarian actors and  the international community to protect the fundamental rights of specific categories of vulnerable communities, in accordance with human rights law, international humanitarian law and refugee law.


  • 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.

Course coordinator

Prof. Karl BLANCHETGeneva Centre for Education & Research in Humanitarian Action