What Inspires Humanitarian Action?
|Starts:||18:00 10 Nov 2017|
|Ends:||21:00 10 Nov 2017|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Families, Current University students, General public, Post 16|
|Speaker:||Jane Cocking OBE|
Project Trust and The University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), invite you to participate in debating what inspires Humanitarian Action. The event will be an opportunity for people to discuss what inspires humanitarian action.
We are delighted to announce that Jane Cocking OBE Chief Executive of Mines Advisory Group (MAG) and Honorary Lecturer at HCRI will be our keynote speaker.
Guests at the event will hear from expert speakers on what inspires humanitarian action. This will be followed by an opportunity to pose questions to the panel.
We welcome University students, Project Trust alumni, A-level students interested in volunteering and humanitarian action, parents and school teachers/school career advisors to this event.
Jane Cocking OBE
Role: Chief Executive
Organisation: Mines Advisory Group
Biography: Jane has 25 years’ experience in the humanitarian sector and has responded to multiple crises across the world, from Somalia to Syria. She has also been involved in many strategic initiatives to improve the quality of humanitarian response, such as the SPHERE project and the Core Humanitarian Standard. Jane worked for the ODA (the Department for International Development's predecessor) and Save the Children before spending almost 20 years with Oxfam GB, eight as Humanitarian Director. She joined MAG as Chief Executive in January 2017.
Travel and Contact Information
Forman Lecture Theatre
Royal Northern College of Music
124 Oxford Road