Migration: a Humanitarian Perspective


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  • Gain in-depth knowledge about International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement’s long-standing commitment to work with authorities,Learn how the Red Cross Red Crescent’s approach is put into practice.,Gain greater knowledge on assistance
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About The Provider

Edraak, is a massive open online course (MOOC) platform, that is an initiative of the Queen Rania Foundation (QRF). QRF is determined to ensure that the Arab world is at the forefront of educational innovation. As such, QRF has capitalized on regional Arab talent to leverage technology developed by the Harvard-MIT consortium, edX, to create the first non-profit Arabic MOOC platform. The new MOOC platform will present the Arab world with unique and vital opportunities that can be part of a necessary revolution in education and learning.

First, the platform will broadcast the best Arab professors to the region, offering original Arabic courses - developed by QRF - to further enrich Arab education. Through its partnership with edX, the platform will also give Arab learners access in Arabic to courses taught and developed at top tier institutions like HarvardX, MITX, and UC BerkelyX. All courses are delivered at no cost to the learner.

Second, QRF envisions the use of the platform to showcase Arab role models by broadcasting short online courses by practitioners and professionals from a variety of fields spanning the arts and sciences.

Finally, QRF believes that the platform will enable the Arab world to take advantage of the international interest in regional affairs to tell its own story to the world. Arab university professors and regional experts can use the platform to give courses in English about the region and its history. This will serve to inform a global audience that is interested in the region’s development.

You can now register for a massive open online course (MOOC) on the International Red Cross and Red Crescent’s approach to migration. This course will help you gain knowledge International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement’s approach to migration and the types of intervention that National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies implement to address the humanitarian needs of migrants, including the legal base that guides their action.

Who can take the course? Everyone with online access can take this course, whether you are in school or college, at university, a Red Cross Red Crescent volunteer or staff, or following it on your own in your free time.

What does the course cover?

  • Module 1: An introductory understanding of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement’s approach to migration.

  • Module 2: Provide an overview into range of awareness raising, social inclusion and advocacy activities carried out by National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The objective being to emphasize the value, talent and contribution that migrants can bring to society and the positive opportunities that global migration presents.

  • Module 3: Covers why and how National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies provide humanitarian assistance to migrants, irrespective of their legal status, while addressing their most pressing needs and responding to the most vulnerable groups.

  • Module 4: Understand what protection is and how the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement carries out protection activities. Develop a better understanding of different types of protection activities the Red Cross Red Crescent carries out for migrants.

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