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September 2021

The IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: Promising Practices and Challenges from the Syrian Response

29 September , 12 h 30 min - 14 h 00 min CEST
Online event
Free

SAVE THE DATE Men and women, boys and girls with disabilities are disproportionately affected in humanitarian emergencies. For instance, first quality data from the Syrian response demonstrates that 28% of the Syrian population have one or more disabilities, while the global average being 15%. However, persons with disabilities are among those affected population groups that are least likely to access basic and specific services. For too long, the lack of quality data, led to humanitarian needs overviews that overlooked persons…

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The decolonization of aid #4: a conversation from a moral/ethical perspective (webinar)

29 September , 16 h 00 min - 17 h 30 min CEST
Online event
Free

The series With the  #BLM debates, and other anti-racism protests, the discussion about the decolonization of aid got an impulse. Blogs, panel discussions (sometimes very heated) and Tweets stumbled over one another. We witnessed many statements and opinions, but perhaps not so much common ground to proceed from. KUNO, Partos, and The Institute of Social Studies (ISS) we take one step back and approach the discussion in a series of talks. Step by step, we highlight an aspect of this…

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October 2021

Prioritizing equitable COVID-19 vaccine access for internally-displaced populations: Disparities and opportunities (webinar)

7 October , 12 h 00 min - 13 h 30 min CDT
Online event
Free

IDPs are particularly vulnerable to adverse health outcomes compared to other migrant populations and arguably the most vulnerable to communicable diseases and/or vaccine-preventable diseases. COVID-19 is no exception. The pandemic has taken a toll on IDP populations globally, particularly in contexts where IDPs live in crowded conditions with little to no access to adequate health services. While the international community emphasizes equitable access to vaccines and COVID-19 care for vulnerable populations, including migrants, refugees and IDPs, there are concerns that…

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The United Kingdom’s Obligation to Investigate, Record and Report Civilian Casualties in Armed Conflict

7 October , 19 h 00 min - 20 h 00 min BST
Online event
Free

Over the course of its military involvement in the Syrian conflict, the UK Government has claimed that since 2014, some 1,700 British air strikes have only caused 1 known civilian death. Just last week, it was revealed that British forces are linked to the deaths of 86 children and more than 200 adult civilians during the Afghanistan conflict. The use of airborne explosive weapons by the United Kingdom in recent armed conflicts has created a risk that civilians might be…

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Festival des droits humains de Rouen

8 October - 9 October
NEOMA Business School, 1 Rue du Maréchal Juin
Mont-Saint-Aignan, 76130 France

Inscriptions à ce lien. Programme : VENDREDI 8 OCTOBRE 2021 14h15 – 14h45 : ALLOCUTIONS D’OUVERTURE Pascal BONIFACE, directeur de l’IRIS Michel-Édouard LECLERC, président de NEOMA Business SchoolS Nicolas MAYER-ROSSIGNOL, maire de Rouen et président de la Métropole Rouen-Normandie 14h45 – 16h15 : DIPLOMATIE MORALE ET REALPOLITIK La diplomatie doit-elle ou peut-elle être morale ? Peut-on avoir la défense et promotion des droits humains comme ligne d’action diplomatique ou n’est-ce souvent qu’une évocation rituelle et/ou à géométrie variable ? La…

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La connaissance du monde associatif à la lumière de la crise COVID-19 (webinaire)

11 October , 9 h 00 min - 11 h 00 min CEST
Online event
Free

La crise exceptionnelle que nous traversons est l’occasion d’une introspection collective sur ce qui est essentiel à nos vies et à notre démocratie, mais aussi sur le modèle de société et les valeurs de solidarité et de protection autour desquels nous souhaitons nous rassembler. L'Institut français du Monde associatif a souhaité soutenir la recherche pour mettre en lumière les contributions des associations à la société en cette période et pour mieux outiller le monde associatif face aux effets de la…

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Aspects of host country impacts from accepting refugees – Experiences in Lebanon (webinar)

12 October , 14 h 00 min - 15 h 30 min BST
Online event
Free

Over the decades Lebanon has been well used to playing host and has received many waves of refugees from the surrounding region. In this webinar we will explore how, even before the current crisis, the mass arrival of people have a disproportionate effect on the vulnerable and poor of the host country. In the context of today, with the absence of effective state leadership and solutions to the economic crisis, the number of Lebanese who are poor and vulnerable is…

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L’Instant recherche – Océan Indien : terre de défis et innovations pour les acteurs humanitaires (webinaire)

12 October , 17 h 00 min - 18 h 30 min CEST
Online event
Free

Les 1 et 2 juillet 2021, la Fondation Croix-Rouge française, en partenariat avec l’Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), la Plateforme d’Intervention Régionale dans l’Océan Indien de la Croix-Rouge française (PIROI), et l’Université de la Réunion a organisé sa conférence internationale annuelle sur la transition humanitaire à Saint Denis de La Réunion. Durant ces deux journées qui ont réuni à distance et en présentiel une centaine de parties prenantes de l’action humanitaire, de l’économie sociale et solidaire, ainsi que des…

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Webinaire sur la coopération internationale pour la réduction des risques de catastrophe

13 October , 14 h 00 min - 16 h 00 min CEST
Online event
Free

Ce mercredi 13 octobre 2021, à l'occasion de la Journée internationale pour la réduction des risques de catastrophe (RRC), le réseau RePR et l'AFD organisent un webinaire et un forum au sujet de "La coopération internationale pour la réduction des risques de catastrophe". Le webinaire aura lieu à 14h sur Zoom et sera suivi d'un forum, ou "café RRC", où des expert.es en RRC seront disponibles pour discuter, échanger et débattre avec vous. Webinaire : 14h00 – 14h45 Forum :…

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The decolonization of aid #5: the role of the donor (webinar)

13 October , 15 h 30 min - 16 h 45 min CEST
Online event
Free

The series With the #BLM debates, and other anti-racism protests, the discussion about the decolonization of aid got an impulse. Blogs, panel discussions (sometimes very heated) and Tweets stumbled over one another. We witnessed many statements and opinions, but perhaps not so much common ground to proceed from. KUNO, Partos, and The Institute of Social Studies (ISS) take one step back and approach the discussion in a series of talks. Step by step, we highlight an aspect of this debate.…

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