3rd Civil Protection and Humanitarian Action in the EU (CIPROHA 2014)
Olympia Intensive Program
12 - 25 August 2014
The Humanitarian Action and Civil Protection in the EU Course (CIPROHA) is an initiative designed to promote humanitarian action and civil protection training between students and academics of different cultural backgrounds throughout Europefunded by the Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation under the ERASMUS LLP of the European Commission, and coordinated by European Research and Training Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law of Panteion University (International and European Relations Department). It offers a combination of various disciplines, such as social and political sciences, medicine, law etc. and has as its main objective to offer to students a multidisciplinary training in order to enable them tackle effectively the current challenges of humanitarianism
The first CIPROHA, organized in Crete, in 2012 (visit our past webpage here) proved to be a huge success and provided a first hand experience of inter-disciplinary studies among teachers and participants.
The second IP was organized in Olympia, Peloponnese, in the International Olympic Academy premises from 29 August to 11 September 2013 (visit our past webpage here).
Based on the evaluations by both teachers and participants, new elements have been added in the Work Program and new affiliated Partners have been invited to attend (Civil Protection Unit of Peloponnese Prefecture (training on fire preparedness), and Officers from the Ministry of Culture, as well as volunteers from Medicines du Monde and Medicines sans Frontiers (experience from Haiti mission, as well as from missions all over Greece).
The Olympic Academy, host of this year's new CIPROHA Intensive Programme
Its target group is students in the second (MA) cycle of their studies. All students must have a good command of the English language as well as theoretical and practical – voluntary or not – involvement in humanitarian action. They have to commit to attendance to the full program from the beginning.