DG ECHO Humanitarian Aid Learning

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Community description

DG ECHO Humanitarian Aid Learning is the online learning platform of the European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO). The platform offers a range of courses and materials related to the management of humanitarian aid projects financed by DG ECHO. These courses cover various administrative, legal, financial and procedural aspects of the management of DG ECHO-funded actions and DG ECHO policies

Target audience

DG ECHO Humanitarian Aid Learning is designed to provide training and educational resources for individuals and organisations involved in humanitarian aid. It targets in particular: the staff DG ECHO certified NGOs and their (local and international) implementing partners; International Organisations, including UN agencies; Member States Specialised Agencies (MSSAs); DG ECHO staff and other concerned people in Member States Administrations; potential candidate NGOs. Academics and students can also get some benefits from some of its courses, which are open to the whole community.


This community aims to enhance performance for more efficient, effective, and compliant delivery and support of Humanitarian Aid:

  • Enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals working in the field of humanitarian aid; 
  • Disseminate tools and best practices for Humanitarian Aid, adhering to International Humanitarian Law as per "The European Consensus on Humanitarian Aid Action Plan"; 
  • Promote standards, principles, procedures, and best practices for Humanitarian Aid projects across all phases (design, execution, monitoring, and completion); 
  • Improve DG ECHO Partners’ and staff compliance with DG ECHO rules, procedures and policies

Offered by

This content is offered by the European Commission. The European Commission is the European Union's politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, and it implements the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.