Upcoming Humanitarian-Related Events On Campus & Beyond

2018 Dec 05

Crisis Management PIC: Offline Communications Workshop

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Belfer L-4, Hauser Conference Room, Harvard Kennedy School

Ever wondered how to use a satellite phone or a radio? At this hands-on training provided by the Crisis Management PIC, students will learn strategies for communication in crisis situations where access to cell service and electricity are unavailable. Students will get hands on experience with commercial VHF radios and satellite phones, and discuss planning considerations and best practices for communications in austere environments.

Sandwiches and light refreshments will be served!

Hosted by HumSA member group, Crisis Management PIC

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2018 Dec 07

HHI: "On Her Shoulders" Documentary Screening

1:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Room: FXB-G13

In honor of the 70th Anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, HHI invites you to join us for a film screening of "On Her Shoulders", a documentary which follows the life and activism of 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Nadia Murad, followed by a reception celebrating the anniversary signing in the FXB Atrium commencing around 3:30pm.  The screening will be held in FXB building room FXB-G13 at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Refreshments will be served in the atrium after the film. A trailer for the film can be found here:...

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2018 Dec 10

Panel Discussion: Substandard and Counterfeit Medicines in Africa - A Human Rights Perspective 

1:00pm to 1:50pm

Location: 

Kresge G3, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
International Human Rights Day Celebration: Marking 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Panel Discussion: Substandard and Counterfeit Medicines in Africa - A Human Rights Perspective 
1PM-1:50 PM at Kresge G3 (677 Huntington Avenue, Boston)
Lunch will be served
Key speakers: 
Ashveena Gajeelee (Global Access in Action Fellow, Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University)
Bright Simons (Founder, mPedigree; Mid-Career MPA candidate and the George Mallinckrodt Fellow at HKS)
Rick Wolthusen (Co-Founder, On the Move e.V; MPA Candidate... Read more about Panel Discussion: Substandard and Counterfeit Medicines in Africa - A Human Rights Perspective 
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2018 Dec 14

ALNAP "State of the Humanitarian System" Report Launch

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

ASEAN Auditorium in Cabot Hall, at the Fletcher School at Tufts University

The Action Learning Network for Accountability and Performance (ALNAP) historically issues “State of the Humanitarian System” reports regarding how the performance of the humanitarian system, how it is adapting to a rapidly changing context and set of demands, and where the major gaps are in terms of performance.  The last repot was in 2015. Another report will be launched in December this year in London, after which the ALNAP team will make a trip to the US to host similar launches in DC and New York.  Several Boston-based institutions have invited the team to come to...

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