Fragile Contexts – From Humanitarian Aid to Development
Turbulence, uncertainty, novelty and ambiguity (TUNA) have become key features in many countries where international cooperation is engaged, often alongside of actors from humanitarian aid, mediation and security. To cope with permanent change, successful strategies and programs need to enhance agility and collaboration in planning, management and steering. Combining theoretical input with case studies, this course explores the characteristics of fragility, how they can be assessed and monitored and how development programming has to be adapted. It also discusses cooperation between actors seeking to engage in these contexts. This course can either be taken individually or as part of a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Development and Cooperation.