The Second Advanced Course: Crisis, Recovery and Transitions will be hold from October 13th to 19th, 2013 in Beijing of China
The past decade has seen a sharp increase in the number of countries affected by and recovering from large scale disasters, especially in the Asia Pacific region.
A parallel growth has also occurred in the number of professionals working in the fields of humanitarian assistance, post-crisis recovery and development.
Policymakers and practitioners face a myriad of challenges associated with countries in or emerging from complex emergencies. Yet rarely is there an opportunity to reflect on the critical concepts,practical challenges and policy dilemmas involved in supporting effective transitions.
The Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM) at Tsinghua University are partnering to offer the second Advanced Course on Crisis, Recovery and Transitions.
The course is supported by the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) at theUniversity of Canberra, Australia, and the Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit (PRDU) at the University of York, United Kingdom.
Over one week, this course aims to facilitate learning and guided reflection on these crucial issues and the dynamics professionals are subject to in the Asia Pacific region. Participants will engage in a participatory learning process that combines lectures with small group discussions and exercises, with the possibility of publishing an analytical piece.