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Innovation in Humanitarian Development Cooperation, Recent Insights in Aid Effectiveness


February 15, 2024 - 15:00-16:00

Title: Innovation in Humanitarian Development Cooperation, Recent Insights in Aid Effectiveness

Learning Objectives:

This online course aims to provide participants with a deep understanding of the latest innovations in humanitarian development cooperation, emphasizing recent insights into aid effectiveness. By exploring contemporary approaches, methodologies, and technologies, the course seeks to empower learners to navigate the evolving landscape of humanitarian aid. Participants will gain practical knowledge and skills, enabling them to contribute effectively to development projects, implement innovative solutions, and enhance the overall impact of their humanitarian efforts. Through this course, participants will be equipped to address current challenges and drive positive change in the field of humanitarian development cooperation.

Speaker :

Drs. Yannick Du Pont

Member of the Development Cooperation Committee at the Dutch Advisory Council on International Affairs; Founder of Spark, Amsterdam


As founder of SPARK, Drs. Yannick has been working for almost 30 years in the field of higher (vocational) education & economic development. He designed and supervised growth-oriented small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and facilitated youth job creation in over 25 countries, including Europe, Asia, East and West Africa, the Middle East & North Africa region, and the Horn of Africa region.

He is currently a member of the Netherlands State Development Cooperation Committee at the Advisory Council on International Affairs. He serves on the Boards of the Max van der Stoel Foundation and Open Door Ukraine (The Hague), the Advisory Board of the Centre of Theory of Change (New York), and is a member of the DIHAD International Scientific Advisory Board – DISAB (Dubai). Drs. Yannick is lecturing in the DIHAD Humanitarian College’s Masters programme in Sustainable Humanitarian Action (Murcia) and an expert on the Theory for Change for the GADHA institute.