Program Course

Work Program (2014)

Tuesday, August 12

  • Arrival of participants at International Olympic Academy, Olympia
  • Morning: Departure of participants

Wednesday, August 13

09:00 – 9.30

Course ID

Introduction, Objectives of the IP, presentation of Program modules.

Prof. St. Perrakis –coordinator Panteion University


9.30- 10.30


Olympic Spirit, Peace, Democracy and Current Challenges

D. Gangas, IOA Director


10:30 - 12:30


Response to humanitarian crises by global actors (international community, states, international organizations, international NGOs etc)(EU perspective)

Prof. St. Perrakis –coordinator Panteion University


14:00 – 15:30



The fundamentals of CIPROHA in the EU –and relation to International Disaster Response Laws

Case study on Global actors

Ass. Prof. M.D. Marouda, Panteion University

Prof. St. Perrakis, Panteion University

Thursday, August 14

09:30 – 12:30


Legal regulation of humanitarian action: From principles to practice. Case studies on Sudan, Somalia, Myanmar

Ass. Prof. M.D. Marouda, Panteion University


14:00 – 17:00


Public Health in Complex Emergencies  

Case Study: "HIV outbreak in IDVUs and CSW in an urban setting"

E.Kakalou, A.Terzidis, P.Ioannidis, Th.Rosenberg -(Medical School, University of Athens)


Friday, August 15

09:30 – 12:30


Forced Migration and Asylum in the EU /comparative study of Greece, France asylum policies  –case study Syria

Prof. St.Perrakis

Dr. E.Koutsouraki (Panteion University)


14:00 – 17:00


Migrant Health Issues, Access to Health, Stigmatisation and Right to Health / Case Study: "Organizing migrant flows in various contexts

A.Terzidis, E.Kakalou, P.Ioannidis, Th.Rosenberg --(Medical School, University of Athens)

Saturday, August 16

09:30 – 12:30


Building an IDP Camp Table Top Exercise

Case Study: "Challenges of Camp Management"

Prof. Th. Rozenberg–Prof. Perrakis

Dr.Kakkalou Eleni, Dr. Agis Terzidis, Dr. Koutsouraki, Phd Candidate P. Ioannides




Working Groups –Practice -Evaluations

Prof. Th. Rozenberg–Prof. Perrakis, Dr.Kakkalou Eleni, Dr. Agis Terzidis, Dr. Koutsouraki, Phd Candidate P. Ioannides

Sunday, August 17

Free day –Excursion archaeological sites / Museums (Ancient Olympia, Apollo Temple)

Monday, August 18

09:00 – 12:00


Gender dimension in disaster preparation –Building resilience (case study

Ass. Prof. Kalliope Agapiou (Cyprus University


13:30 – 15:00



A) Peace culture –inter-cultural dialogue –human rights based approach to crisis

B) Reading time for case studies

Prof. Paolo de Stefani –Padova

Tuesday, August 19

09:00 – 11:30


Students divided into 4 groups present their assignments: Response to humanitarian crises by global actors in Syria, Libya, Ukraine, CAR

Prof. St.Perrakis, Panteion + Prof. Paolo de Stefani, Padova, Prof. Grigoriou (Aegean), Prof. Agapiou (Cyprus)


11-.30 -14.30


Visit to winery


1530 – 17:00



EU as a decisive actor on national / regional level in managing humanitarian crises:   problems and prospects - Harmonization of relevant legislation in the EU

Reading time

Prof. P. Grigoriou, Aegean University

Wednesday, August 20

09:00 – 10:30



Humanitarian action and Gender dimension

Politicization in the pursuit of justice /dealing with victims and perpetrators of international crimes  /Lessons learnt from ICTR to STL

Ass. Prof. Kalliope Agapiou (Cyprus University)

Philippe  Larochelle, International Criminal Tribunal for Lebanon (defence



IP14 0702

Presentation by the participants of 5 case studies on: Regulation and management of migration flows in the Mediterranean region (Syria) : in quest for solidarity in the EU? (inter alia burden sharing, temporary protection) –

Prof. Paolo de Stefani, Padova

Prof. St. Perrakis, Panteion

Thursday, August 21

09:00 – 12:30


Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Response

Case Study: "4 Phases of Response to Typhoon Haiyan" s, Lessons learnt in Kefallonia, Serbia, Haiti)

P. Ioannides,, A.Terzidis, E.Kakalou, Th.Rosenberg --(Medical School, University of Athens

Evaluation of case study –Ass. Prod. M.D. Marouda Panteion University


13:30 – 16:00


Civil military relations within UN integrated approach in humanitarian action –OCHA guidelines –UN Secretary General Guidelines (UN, NATO, EU and humanitarian actors) Presentation by the participants of 4 case studies on: Civil- military relations (dilemmas following operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan

Ass. Prof. M.D. Marouda,

Panteion University

Friday, August 22

09:00 – 12:00


The art of Negotiation: Humanitarian Negotiations Framework

Case Study: "Multilateral Negotiations with Boko Haram on the Schoolgirl Hostage Crisis"

Prof. Perrakis –Ass. Prof. Marouda –PHD Cand P. Ioannides – Ass. Prof. Kalliope Agapiou (Cyprus University)


13:30 – 16:30


Protocols for efficient preparation to mitigate a disaster in a museum - Seismic Bank Simulator –Museum of Natural History – (Museum)

Simulation of earthquake in a museum / Exercise PATCH–Protection of cultural property during natural disasters

Expert Dr. B. Fasoulas, Department of Biology, University of Crete

Saturday, August 23

Visit to archaeological sites

Sunday, August 24

09:30 – 12:30


Preparation for Earthquake scenario: Lessons Learned from Kefallonia Earthquakes –Assessment Table Top exercise -Field  Administration Protocols

Experts on Disaster Assessment –Samaritans Hellenic Red Cross –evaluations by all Patners–Panteion –Padova -Cyprus


14:00 – 17:00


Table Top exercise evaluation

End of Seminar –Conclusions

Prof. St. Perrakis,, Ass. Prof. K. Agapiou –Ass. Prof. M.D.Marouda




Closing event  -Awards

Monday, August 25