Training modules

 

EthicalCargo.org provides training to support the adoption of effective conflict-sensitive logistics plans and ethical transportation policies. The training programs consist of eight different modules which may be adapted to specific audiences and particular needs.

KnowledgeBase - Front Page EthicalCargo has made its training material available for free download. The KnowledgeBase is a 400-page training manual containing slides and speaker notes for seven training modules ranging from general awareness to detailed guidance on air cargo company documentation checks for field logisticians. The KnowledgeBase is in pdf format, organisations interested in adapting the materials for their own training purposes should contact us for the materials in Powerpoint/OpenOffice format.

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General Awareness moduleKnowledgeBase - General Awareness

Audience: Donor organizations, HQ staff, field-based personnel, policy & research officers.

Objective: Participants will gain an understanding of the issues surrounding the movement via air of illicit weapons, ammunition and other destabilizing commodities together with the types of air cargo actors involved in such conflict-sensitive flows.

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KnowledgeBase - IntroductionIntroduction module

Audience: Donor organizations, HQ staff, field-based personnel, policy & research officers.

Objective: Participants will gain an understanding of the tools, standards and procedures necessary to create effective conflict-sensitive logistics, procurement and ethical transportation policies and practices in the field.

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Coordination and Donorship moduleKnowledgeBase - Donorship&Coordination

Audience: Donor organizations, HQ staff, policy & research officers.

Objective: Participants will explore potential collective approaches to enable the wider humanitarian aid community contract air cargo actors with declared and verifiable ethical transportation policies.

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Policy Mainstreaming moduleKnowledgeBase - Mainstream

Audience: Donor organizations, HQ staff, policy & research officers.

Objective: Participants will consider various options and potential best practices for the mainstreaming of  conflict-sensitive logistics, procurement and ethical transportation policies within international and non-government organizations, donor and inter-agency contexts. Focus areas include standardized tools (cross-agency service level agreements - SLAs), information-sharing and coordination mechanisms as well as basic principles, guidelines and codes of conduct.

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Documentation tools module KnowledgeBase - Documentation

Audience: HQ staff and field-based personnel.

Objective: Participants will gain an understanding of the various texts, mechanisms and procedures required for tenders, SLAs and other contracts to ensure effective conflict-sensitive logistics plans and ethical transportation policies. Areas covered include declarations, specific clauses and ethical audits.

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Negotiation tools moduleKnowledgeBase - Negotiation

Audience: HQ staff and field-based personnel.

Objective: Participants  will gain an understanding of positions and techniques to deploy when negotiating with air cargo actors and other commercial logistics entities to better ensure the implementation of an effective conflict-sensitive logistics plan and/or ethical transportation policy.

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Train the trainers module KnowledgeBase - TrainTrainers

Audience: Humanitarian aid education & training institute members, NGO/IO HQ staff and field-based personnel.

Objective: Participants will assess their understanding of the issues and solutions surrounding air-cargo carriers and humanitarian operations and be able to implement an awareness and implementation training course within the context of their own organisation.

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Industry Outreach module

Audience: Staff from air cargo, brokering, chartering and freight-forwarding companies and the relevant industry associations together with related franchises and other intermediaries.

Objective: Participants will gain an understanding of what an ethical transportation policy consists of, how declarations may be made and how industry actors and associations can assist with awareness, transparency and verification procedures as well as ethical audit requirements.

To learn more about upcoming industry outreach round-tables and awareness-raising events, please contact us here.

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