Amman/Dead Sea 2019 Thematic Workshop on Fact-finding, Monitoring, and Reporting in Armed Conflict

NOTE: The deadline for booking lower-cost accommodation (EUR 115 inclusive per night) is 15 February 2019
Participants in one of PHAP's courses in Jordan

Course description

This workshop is designed to enhance the capacity of humanitarian practitioners to more effectively and responsibly conduct – or contribute to – fact-finding, monitoring, and reporting (FFMR) of allegations of violations of international law during armed conflict.

Considering the different roles and mandates of humanitarian actors in relation to this work, this workshop will address relevant legal frameworks and the interplay between international law norms and related fact-finding work on alleged violations, the various mechanisms involved in monitoring and reporting, how the different mechanisms and frameworks interact with each another, as well as their underlying objectives and goals. The workshop will also look into methodological, policy, and operational questions for ensuring credible and effective fact-finding, monitoring, and reporting activities, including considerations related to humanitarian principles and the neutrality of humanitarian actors.

Target audience

The course is designed for mid- and senior-level staff of UN and other intergovernmental agencies, components of the Red Cross/Red Crescent movement, NGOs, and government agencies with direct or indirect experience of humanitarian action in situations of armed conflict. Others with relevant experience, including diplomats, military personnel, and journalists, are also encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Please use this application form to apply for the course.

The course is open to PHAP members and to non-members. PHAP members enjoy course fee discounts, as well as other benefits. If you are not yet a member of PHAP, you can apply for membership and the selected training simultaneously through the course application form.

PHAP members who have already attended five or more days of training courses offered by PHAP, HPCR, or HPCR International, may be eligible for our Returning Participant Discount Program.

Group discounts are available for agencies and employers wishing to send several staff to PHAP trainings. Please visit our fees and terms and conditions page or contact us directly.

Course fees

  Regular fees
(for PHAP members)
Core Professional Training and two Thematic Workshops (7 days) € 1890 € 2080
Core Professional Training and Thematic Workshop (5 days) € 1500 € 1650
Core Professional Training only (3 days) € 990 € 1090
Two Thematic Workshop only (4 days) (previous attendance at Core Professional Training required) € 1260 € 1385
One Thematic Workshop only (2 days) (previous attendance at Core Professional Training required) € 690 € 760

Fees cover all training material, access to preparatory online course on the Essentials of International Humanitarian Law, and lunches and coffee breaks for the days of the training. Fees do not cover travel or accommodation costs.

For information about group rates and available discounts, please visit our course fees and discounts page.

PHAP offers a limited number of seats at a reduced fee, in accordance with the association's Tuition Assistance Policy. Please read it carefully to check whether you are eligible and learn how to submit you request.

Before applying, please read about the terms and conditions of your application.

Location: Mövenpick Dead Sea, Jordan Date and time: 23-24 March 2019 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day) Course fee: Click here
This course follows on the Amman/Dead Sea 2019 Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy on 17-19 March 2019 and the Amman/Dead Sea 2019 Thematic Workshop on the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict: Contemporary challenges for the protection of civilians on 20-21 March 2019. We encourage participants to register for all three, as the Workshop is designed to build on the Core Training and is complementary to the first Workshop.


View of the Mövenpick Dead Sea
Mövenpick Dead Sea

Note: Special rates for accommodation available at the Mövenpick Dead Sea. Please book through PHAP.

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