'A'ohe pau ka 'ike ka halau ho'okahi

"Not all knowledge is found in one school"

Hawaiian proverb

SUMMARY

This is a pilot course with collaboration between ten education and research institutions in the Asia Pacific region. The course offers graduate students and working professionals interested in disaster management and humanitarian assistance issues an opportunity to learn from a diverse faculty from throughout the region as well as distinguished guest lecturers from regional and international organizations.

Students are expected to prepare for each class session by completing assigned readings, web-searches and/or recommended readings. Students should be prepared to provide perspectives from their home countries related to the nature of the issues under discussion, including the legal and institutional policy frameworks that exist, or that or lacking, to address these issues.

'A'ohe pau ka 'ike ka halau ho'okahi

"Not all knowledge is found in one school"

Hawaiian proverb

SUMMARY

This is a pilot course with collaboration between ten education and research institutions in the Asia Pacific region. The course offers graduate students and working professionals interested in disaster management and humanitarian assistance issues an opportunity to learn from a diverse faculty from throughout the region as well as distinguished guest lecturers from regional and international organizations.

Students are expected to prepare for each class session by completing assigned readings, web-searches and/or recommended readings. Students should be prepared to provide perspectives from their home countries related to the nature of the issues under discussion, including the legal and institutional policy frameworks that exist, or that or lacking, to address these issues.