The course provides instructions for the team members to plan and complete their tasks as well as serves as a repository of templates and useful staff training and development material.

Description: The Course presents the key aspects of the international protection of refugees. The topics covered range from the analysis of International Refugee Law and its complementarity with other bodies of law to the different displacement phases. The causes that force people to flee, the protection risks encountered through the displacement cycle, and the search and implementation of durable and sustainable solutions are also examined. Additional refugee-related issues are further analysed through a cross-cutting approach, such as gender-based violence and the protection of internally displaced and stateless people. The Course is conducted in light of the developments generated by the Global Compact on Refugees.

Picture: Syrians crossing into northern Iraq near the Sahela border point in 2013. Courtesy of Lynsey Addario/GETTY IMAGES