CCOUC humanitarian week to commemorate the International Day for Disaster Reduction

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Chinese University of Hong Kong, the; Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC)
Date:
08-12 Oct 2012
Location:
Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Venue:
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Main Campus

To commemorate the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction on the 13th October 2012, the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) joins hands with the BSc Public Health and MPH student societies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) to organize a range of activities in the CUHK main campus.

The objectives of the Humanitarian Week 2012 are to:

  • Promote the cause of humanitarianism among CUHK students and encourage them to participate in humanitarian actions
  • Connect academics with other stakeholders to raise awareness and improve effectiveness of medical humanitarian response

A number of activities, including exhibitions, lunch time seminars, movie night, and a multidisciplinary dialogue, will be organized during the week.


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Themes:
Gender, Vulnerable Populations
Countries:
Hong Kong (China)
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