Workshop on Emergency Management Online (WEMO)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Jun 2022

InterWorks facilitated a shortened version of the Workshop on Emergency Management Online (WEMO) ran over four days, starting on Friday 24 June, and continuing the following Tuesday-Thursday, from 28-30 June. Overall coordination, planning and administration of the workshops were managed by the UNHCR Global Learning & Development Centre (GLDC) which administers the WEM on behalf of the Division of Emergency, Security and Supply (DESS). Overall event design, facilitation, and preparation of workshop materials was done by InterWorks, LLC. in concert with the UNHCR GLDC and UNHCR content experts as designated by the GLDC. Read more

Workshop on Emergency Management

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Jun 2022

InterWorks facilitated the return of the long-running WEM workshop to a live in-person event after two years of remote WEM Online (WEMO) events. It was a component of the current overall WEM training package which, in this format, included, self-study, an online training and discussion component (WEMO) and field-based hands-on workshop. The WEMF2F was organized in Starum, Norway from 11 – 17 June 2022 for 40 WEMers. Hosting arrangements for the WEMF2F in Starum were financed by the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in direct arrangement with the host institution, the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning (Direktoratet for samfunnssikkerhet og beredskap – or DSB http://www.dsb.no/forside.asp). Read more

EMERGENCY TEAM LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (ETLP) ONLINE TRAINING

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) | May 2022

InterWorks led the IASC Emergency Team Leadership Programme (ETLP) online training, organized by UNHCR on behalf of the IASC from from 16-20 May 2022. At the request of the IASC, UNHCR serves as the institutional home for the ETLP by facilitating the tendering, overseeing the design, and ensuring the delivery of the learning program. The ETLP is an interagency blended training programme which reinforces individual team leadership competencies and fosters effective, efficient and professional leadership in humanitarian emergency team settings. Read more

Senior Emergency Leadership Programme (SELP)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Apr 2022

InterWorks facilitated an online Senior Emergency Leadership Programme (SELP) workshop for UNHCR SCER members from 12-14 April 2022. The themes of the workshop centered on protection challenges, interagency coordination, managing risks and crisis communication, staffing in emergencies, prevention of and response to sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment and Duty of Care (with a focus on psychosocial wellbeing and health and safety). Read more

Workshop on Emergency Management Online (WEMO)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Mar 2022

InterWorks facilitated the Workshop on Emergency Management Online (WEMO) for the Emergency Response Team (ERT) roster for two events held 11-18 March 2022 (WEMO 7) and 25 March-01 April 2022 (WEMO 8). Overall coordination, planning and administration of the workshops were managed by the UNHCR Global Learning & Development Centre (GLDC) which administers the WEM on behalf of the Division of Emergency, Security and Supply (DESS). Overall event design, facilitation, and preparation of workshop materials was done by InterWorks, LLC. in concert with the UNHCR GLDC and UNHCR content experts as designated by the GLDC. Read more

Security Risk Management (SRM) Virtual Workshop

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) | Feb-Mar 2022

InterWorks facilitated two virtual Security Risk Management (SRM) workshops specifically for JICA personnel upon request of the Planning Division of the Security Management Department of JICA in Tokyo. These workshops were based on the 2020 face-to-face JICA SRM workshops conducted in Japan and Kenya and the 2021 JICA virtual SRM workshops. This year, the first JICA virtual SRM took place from 31 January – 4 February 2022 and the second took place from 28 February – 4 March 2022. Read more

Workshop on Emergency Management Online (WEMO)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Nov/Dec 2021

InterWorks facilitated the Workshop on Emergency Management Online (WEMO) for the Emergency Response Team (ERT) roster for two events held 19-26 November 2021 (WEMO 5) and 03-10 December 2021 (WEMO 6). Overall coordination, planning and administration of the workshops were managed by the UNHCR Global Learning & Development Centre (GLDC) which administers the WEM on behalf of the Division of Emergency, Security and Supply (DESS). Overall event design, facilitation, and preparation of workshop materials was done by InterWorks, LLC. in concert with the UNHCR GLDC and UNHCR content experts as designated by the GLDC. Read more

Basics of International Humanitarian Response On-line (BIHR)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Nov 2021

The UNHCR Regional Centre for Emergency Preparedness – eCentre held a webinar series from 15 – 24 November 2021 based on the long-running Basics of International Humanitarian Response (BIHR) workshop. The webinar was conducted with 32 participants enrolled from primarily from the UNHCR Myanmar operation and partner agencies, as well as four participants form the ASEAN AHA center in Jakarta, Indonesia. Read more