LEAP Event - Seminar and Student led Debate - 'The Professionalisation of Humanitarian Practice'

Event 28 Oct 2019

In celebration of the LEAP programme's achievements to date, we would like to invite you to join us at a series of events on Wednesday 6th November at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

The LEAP Master’s Programme in Humanitarian Practice is a bespoke higher education programme designed for humanitarians from around the world. It is delivered jointly by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and the University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) in partnership with international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF).


13:00-14:00 (Nuffield Lecture Theatre)
LSTM Seminar with Christopher Lockyear (MSF International Secretary General)
21st century challenges to independent humanitarian action

The seminar will be livestreamed: https://protect-eu.mimecast.com/s/N10mCmYmjS050JfNc4ot?domain=bit.ly 

17:15-19:15 (Nuffield Lecture Theatre)
LEAP student led debate: The Professionalisation of Humanitarian Practice
Chaired by Vickie Hawkins, Executive Director of MSF UK
Introduction from:
Mary Lyons, Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Dr Jiho Cha, Senior Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies, HCRI, University of Manchester

The debate will be livestreamed: http://bit.ly/LSTM-LEAP

The debate will be followed by a drinks reception in the Nyankunde


Spaces are limited so to book your place please email events@lstmed.ac.uk and detail which of the sessions above you wish to attend.

These sessions will be livesteamed and recordings will be made available on the LSTM website following the event.