06.12.2023 - 8.12.2023

Carbon-Footprinting for a Green Humanitarian Response

Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict

6th to 8th Dezember 2023, online


  • How to identify the main sources of greenhouse gas emissions resulting from a typical humanitarian project
  • How to use the most widely accepted greenhouse gas accounting standards and tools
  • How to set achievable sustainability goals and climate-neutrality targets in a realistic manner
  • How to support the organizational foundations that are needed to help humanitarian agencies improve environmental performance and climate neutrality


Target group

The training is targeted at staff of humanitarian NGOs with several years of professional experience and an interest in the environment.



The seminar consists of three half-day sessions. The sessions will be in English.

Session 1: Wednesday, 6 December 2023 (1 pm to 6 pm CET)

Session 2: Thursday, 7 December 2023 (1 pm to 6 pm CET)

Session 3: Friday, 8 December 2023 (1 pm to 6 pm CET)


This Training is part of a joint program by IFHV and VENRO and is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office.



The seminar will be facilitated by Andrea Dekrout, an environmentalist with over 15 years of experience in development and humanitarian settings, Caroline Gardestedt, an Environmental Advisor in the security sector for the European Union in Georgia, and Gavin Reynolds, who worked for the Freshwater Ecosystems Unit at UNEP.



The seminar is free of charge.



Your registration is binding.

Please contact Aaron Dumont for further questions (aaron.dumont(at)rub.de)