About the Course
SPEAKING OUT AND
HUMANITARIAN PRINCIPLES is a course of self-study, which includes a learning
Participants will learn about speaking out obligations and responsibilities integral to MSF’s social mission. This is the first in a series of modules to come, which demonstrate how MSF teams faced impossible choices, how they struggled with speaking out decisions, and how you may relate this to your work today. Students will learn some key concepts regarding humanitarian principles and how these articulate with speaking out using the Speaking Out Case Studies.
WHO IS THIS FOR?
All MSFers with responsibility to speak out, those that contribute to speaking out debates, and those that want to learn more about speaking outGraduate students in the field of humanitarian affairs, international affairs, and related fields
The course provides a badge and/or a certifícate upon completion of a mínimum of 70% on the embedded quiz.
Upon completion of this module, participants should be able to:
1: Relate the concept of speaking out to the imperative to speak out based on humanitarian principles.
2: Understand Speaking out in MSF and the normative international framework for humanitarian action including international law.
3: Assess how far humanitarian principles and ethics are compromised while formulating critical approaches to speaking out.
4: Apply critical reflective processes to speaking out dilemmas
5: Identify, compare, and analyse some of the dilemmas highlighted in SOCS
6: Apply critical thinking & leadership skills to real-life contemporary dilemmas
List of Contents
Section 1: Introduction to SOCS and the Speaking Out Module
Section 2: The case study on the Former Yugoslavia
Section 3: Speaking Out and Humanitarian Concepts
Section 4: The Fall of Srebrenica, Speaking Out Mechanisms, and After Action Analysis
Section 5: Epilogue
Section 6: Feedback & Feedback
HOW TO ENROL
To enrol in this course please go to the Speaking Out & Humanitarian Principles (SOCS) Learning Hub and complete the Introduction modules. Upon completion of the two modules the enrolment key (password) for this course will appear below the modules. If you do the course offline you will need to re-connect to the internet for the enrolment key to appear.