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Exploring the Faculty of Medicine

My dream came true ūüôā I study together with doctors and explore this amazing world of human-beings and our nature. Moreover, since the course is held in the Clinical Research Center in Malm√∂, I’m really happy to leave Lund at least for a month. How could it happen? I’ve applied for the course Sexual and Reproductive Health as an elective … Continue reading

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Aftershosk: gaming for learning

What I like most in my DRMCCA programme is a genius combination of theory and practical aspects. Courses coordinators not only invite professional working in the field for different organizations, like UNFPA, UNHCR or WFP, but apply interesting learning methods, like board games.¬†For example, last week during a class on Humanitarian Logistics we played the Board Game AFTERSHOCK. AFTERSHOCK is … Continue reading

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International DRR Day!

Today is International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction! Best wishes to all “Masters of Disasters” :-)) (c) UNISDR¬† Tatiana

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Internship: final countdown

Two weeks more, and my internship in Turkey is over. Trying to enjoy sunny days as much as possible before long Scandinavian grey winter… Tatiana

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Capacity Development Déjà Vu

I’ve just transcribed the first interview taken¬†with a UNDP DRR-specialist¬†from Armenia as a part of my internship. I’ve experienced a sort of ‘d√©j√† vu’ since some information he highlighted was very much related to my individual assignment handed in by the end of Capacity Development course. His input would have been been extremely¬†valuable a year ago… Tatiana

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Floating in Water

Johan Visser has already made a post about the same event, but¬†I‚Äôd also like to share some¬†reflections concerning 2016 World Water Week (WWW) that took place in Stockholm last week. The participation in the event appeared to be a very interesting and remarkable experience for me from different perspectives. First, being a Master‚Äôs student in Disaster Risk Management and Climate … Continue reading

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Have a rest, have it in Sweden

After three months in Turkey, the country fuuull of uncertainties, I was ¬†more than happy – even just for a week – to be back to rainy, foggy, expensive and polite Sweden.¬†It was cold, sometimes the weather was nasty, but I felt comfortable and cozy, or ‘mysigt’ as they say in Swedish.   It was nice to meet old friends … Continue reading

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Internship at UNDP: 2/5 done

Exactly two months ago, I landed in Istanbul and started my internship at UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub. Two months… ¬†And other three months are still on the way. Honestly speaking, my feelings are pretty much controversial. First, the Turkish language sets barriers, and if you don’t speak at least a little bit, you will oversee a lot of interesting things … Continue reading

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Internship: Room for Art

On May 30, my internship at United Nations Development Programme in Europe and Central Asia began.¬†Two amazing and interesting weeks of work and leisure are already in the past. I’m more than happy to enjoy not only the new environment of Istanbul, but also to have chances of learning something new about¬†local culture, including art, music, food, and mentality. The … Continue reading

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DRMCCA student wins

On May 26, I had a chance to participate in a workshop-competition on Brunnsh√∂g social integrity.¬†Four teams of students presented to Lund Municipality¬†different plans and initiatives that might improve social integrity and cohesion in the area famous for MAX IV Laboratory. I’m very happy to congratulate one of the teams, and especially one of DRMCCA students – Michelle – with … Continue reading

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