Welcome to the UNHCR course Age, Gender and Diversity Approach.

man with question markIs this course for me?

Yes! In humanitarian response it is very important to understand the different needs of people affected by a crisis, and those needs will depend on their age, gender and diversity.This course consists of two modules and a knowledge test.

Module 1: What does it mean to have an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) Approach?

Module 2: Implementing the AGD Approach

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Upon completing this course you should be able to: 

  • explain how age, gender and diversity issues affect protection risks and programming
  • explain how the AGD approach improved how UNHCR delivers protection services
  • identify where targeted actions are needed
  • explain how the AGD analysis and approach should be integrated in humanitarian work.

clockHow long will it take?

This course will take approximately 2 hours to complete.

moneyHow much does it cost?

This course is free.


certificateWill I get a certificate at the end?

Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

PHAP Credentialing Program: Understanding the Humanitarian Ecosystem. 

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This course will help you prepare for the PHAP Credentialing Program certification in Understanding the Humanitarian Ecosystem.

In particular, the course addresses some aspects of segment 2.1 of the certification assessment outline.

Read more about the PHAP Credentialing Program

start and question mark imageHow do I start?

Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.