EVEN 5979 - Introduction to Humanitarian Aid Course uri icon



  • Addresses the humanitarian-development nexus and gives an overview of the main ethical and professional principles, standards, and key stakeholders involved in humanitarian aid. Students will learn the historical and legal frameworks that shaped these principles, and examine their applicability to the challenges faced by humanitarian actors today. Increasing frequency, intensity, complexity, and length of emergency situations require new approaches and coordination among historically divided humanitarian and development actors. Recommended prerequisite: CVEN 4839/5919 Global Development for Engineers.