Discover the principles and practices of sustainable development, and how to bring them to life in humanitarian organisations.

Sustainable Development in Humanitarian Action is an online course offered by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and Homuork. The course can be beneficial for anyone who works in the humanitarian sector and is strongly recommended for Red Cross volunteers.

Lasting for four weeks, Sustainable Development in Humanitarian Action requires a time commitment of two hours per week for success. Each week students will watch a series of videos, complete supplemental readings and participate in projects and peer reviews. The topics of the weekly units are: Sustainable development in a humanitarian context; Sustainable supply chain: Applying the life-cycle perspective; Sustainability in field operations: Water, energy and waste; and Sustainability in field operations: Water, energy and waste.

Students can enroll in Sustainable Development in Humanitarian Action without paying a fee and receive access to the course for six weeks; however, an upgraded version of the course is offered for $69. For this fee, students receive unlimited access to the course, tests to evaluate their mastery of the material and a Certificate of Achievement at the end of the class.

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International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
FutureLearn
1-2 hours (per week)
English
English
Sustainable Development
4 Weeks

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