Italy, Milan

NGOs and Development (taught in ITALIAN)

when 8 September 2014 - 9 September 2014
duration 1 week
fee EUR 200

The program consists of an initial analysis of the history of NGOs and their role in international cooperation, both the current Italian and international scene and its future developments. We will present the specifics of the mode of action of NGOs in both the North and the South of the world, how they interact with local partners, public and private institutions, and other actors of the civil society and of cooperation. Part of the course will be devoted to the presentation of concrete examples of NGO’s activities both in North and in developing countries. As part of the lessons we will also describe the roles and professional figures in the staff of NGOs, the required profiles, training opportunities, new jobs, and job prospects in this sector, through the direct testimony of operators currently engaged in various sectors of the NGO world.

Useful for the Diploma Course in "Development and international cooperation."

Course leader

Javier Schunk, International Cooperation expert, ISPI

Target group

The course is intended for:

- Students
- Graduates
- Young professionals

Course aim

The course aims to analyze the complex world of NGOs, from their history and from the role they play in the context of development cooperation. The course offers directions to guide young people interested in approaching the Italian NGO for international cooperation.

Fee info

EUR 200: The EUR 200 course fee includes all instructional materials