Organised byEuropean Security and Defence College (EEAS/ESDC)
The overall aim of the CSDP High Level Course (HLC) is to prepare selected
senior individuals from EU Member States and EU Institutions for leadership
positions in the application and development of the CSDP policy, crisis
management and capability development, which are able to cooperate
effectively with the various actors in this field. The course aims to broaden
course participants’ knowledge and understanding of the EU security and
defence architecture, the comprehensive nature of the CSDP as a key tool of
CFSP, current and anticipated policy, missions and operations, as well as to
increase their awareness of human rights and gender, freedom security and
justice and horizontal issues.
The training delivered both via the eLearning platform and during the
residential Modules promotes a common European security culture and aims to
foster the network of future leaders involved in the strategic aspects of the
UNICEF has refined its approach to humanitarian innovation in the context of
ongoing efforts to strengthening its humanitarian action; including a
commitment to maintaining a strong cadre of humanitarian innovators within
the organization who are familiar with the innovations being used in
UNICEF’s humanitarian work and as well as the policy environment and
principles of innovating in a humanitarian context.
The Humanitarian Innovators Network Lab will take the form of a Co-Design
Workshop, where humanitarian innovation network members and technical experts
will develop prototype solutions in two specific areas where stakeholder
mapping and problem identification phases have already been completed.
There are many reasons for working collaboratively – we all know that – and one key benefit that has been shown to be true time and time again is learning: by working together on projects, we learn from our partners’ mistakes and successes as well as our own.
As the first international event of its kind, the conference will provide a
rare opportunity to put the welfare and contributions of non-food producing
livestock such as working horses, donkeys and mules on the international
livestock policy agenda.
'Live and Learn: Exploring Education in Fragile Contexts' is the inaugural
networking seminar of the European Education Practitioners Network. It takes
place on the 2nd of June, 2015 in Brussels, on the eve of the European
Development Days 2015.
Organised byThe Humanitarian Innovation Project, Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development
Following the success of the inaugural Humanitarian Innovation Conference,
the Humanitarian Innovation Project announces that #HIP2015  will again
take place in Oxford in July 2015. The 2015 conference theme is
‘facilitating innovation’. As interest and dialogue around humanitarian
innovation continues to expand, conference participants are invited to
explore the challenges of creating an enabling environment for humanitarian
In the lead up to the World Humanitarian Summit, a key focus of the
conference will explore how we enable innovation by and for affected
communities. What does it mean to take a human-centred approach seriously,
and to engage in co-creation with affected populations? It will also seek to
examine what facilitation means across the wider humanitarian ecosystem, and
how we can better convene the collective talents of people within and across
traditional and non-traditional humanitarian actors.
See more information about the newly released Call for Papers (deadline
20.02.2015): http://www.oxhip.org/wp-content/uploads/CfP-full-length.pdf 
Organised byEWET - Education With Enterprise Trust
"One of the most effective ways to reduce poverty is to encourage
entrepreneurship." (World Bank Report) SIMAMA RANTA loosely translates into
Strengthening the South African economy through youth entrepreneurship. The
approach of the event is to focus South African secondary school's efforts on
the delivery of in-school entrepreneurship education based upon 11 principles
of good practice, throughout the year. The purpose of the exercise is to
enable learners to become job creators rather than job seekers through
entrepreneurship. Three schools from each of 9 provinces are being selected
as models of good practice together with a national winner. Simama Ranta
started in 2010 and is now in its 8th year.