Forage Center Partners with La Roche College to Hold Humanitarian Training Program, Pittsburgh, PA, 5/21 to 5/25/18

David J. Smith, JD, MS

The Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc. is partnering with La Roche College in Pittsburgh, PA to hold a Global Development and Humanitarian Aid Training Program May 21-25, 2018 at the college’s campus in Pittsburgh, PA.

The Forage Center, a 501c3 not for profit, offers training to educational and professional groups on humanitarian and peacebuilding practices.  It will be holding its  March 2018 Coastal Promise Field Exercise March 15-18, 2018 in Fellsmere, FL.

The program at La Roche College will include:

Investigate and experience:

  • U.N. and Geneva Convention legal frameworks guiding assistance and aid groups
  • Climate change emergency responses
  • Technology of emergency aid with smartphones and drones
  • Collaborative work and creative problem solving under stressful conditions
  • Ensuring safety and security under conditions of pressure and change
  • Exploring the local and global connection to this growing field
  • Preparing for a career in humanitarian aid

Unique 24-hour simulation:

The program…

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