Author Archives: Per Ashorn

Several UniPID courses on global development

Several UniPID courses on global development will be offered online this semester. The list below shows a list of courses (and sign-in dates) that have been confirmed by now – more courses may appear on this list later.

Registration and more info will be available at the UnIPID home-page.

Public Health in Humanitarian Crises                         3.8. – 31.8.2015

Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation                   1.8. – 6.9.2015

Concepts of Sustainability                                          17.8. – 3.9.2015

Gender and Development                                           10.8. – 7.9.2015

United Nations and Human Rights                            25.8. – 14.9.2015

Globalisation and Corporate Responsibility               1.12. – 21.12.2015

Introduction to Development Economics                   1.12. – 30.12.2015

United Nations, Peace and Security                           1.12. -31.12.2015

International Development Policy and Analysis        15.2. – 1.3.2016



A one-year online certificate course on disaster management

The Tata Institute for Social Sciences, in collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, announces that it has initiated the application process for the admission in Cohort VI of the IFRC-TISS Online Certificate Course in Disaster Management.

For admission process, please register at

Last date for application: 23rd August, 2015

Last date for bursary application: 20th July 2015.

For regular announcements and updates, visit the website

Global Health NGN Conference in Barcelona, 25.-26.6.2015

Global Health Next Generation Network will hold its 2nd Annual Summer Conference in Barcelona, June 25-26, 2015. The title of the conference will be:

Ensure the Voice of Young Professionals in Global Health

The goal of the Global Health Next Generation Network is to be the voice of the next generation in Global Health that ensures the integration of young professionals in the sphere of Global Health.

For more information on the Conference, click here.

For more information on NGN, click here.