The course aim to increase the knowledge and skills of government officials involved in the formulation and the application of legislation and policies affecting people in need of protection, and who have only a basic knowledge of International Refugee Law. They are also open to those interested from civil society, particularly those in advocacy for the protection of forcibly uprooted people.
Participants have the opportunity to interact with the practitioners and experts in the field of refugee and migrant protection, who facilitate the various thematic sessions of the programmes. Different learning methodologies are used to encourage participants to apply knowledge and skills acquired in operations in a practical and pragmatic manner. Course duration is one week. Applicants must be fluent in English and the deadline for applications is one month prior to the start of the course.
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