InZone Basic Courses

Training section

  • UNHCR - Course VIII   Ongoing Training icon

    The InZone Basic Course for UNHCR interpreters started in Khartoum, Sudan in April 2015. Its structure is similar to that of the seven previous UNHCR courses, with an initial on-site training component followed by online learning activities. Read more...

  • UNHCR - Course VII   Ongoing Training icon

    The InZone Basic Course for UNHCR interpreters started in Nairobi, Kenya on May 20 2014. Its structure is similar to that of the six previous UNHCR courses, with an initial on-site training component followed by online learning activities. Read more...

  • UNHCR - Course VI   Ongoing Training icon

    The InZone Basic Course for UNHCR interpreters started in Dadaab, Kenya in June 2014. Its structure is similar to that of the five previous UNHCR courses, with an initial on-site training component followed by online learning activities. Read more...


  • Past InZone basic courses

  • UNHCR - Course V

    The InZone Basic Course for UNHCR interpreters started in Nairobi, Kenya on July 23 2013. Its structure is similar to that of the four previous UNHCR courses, with an initial on-site training component followed by online learning activities. Read more...

  • ICRC - Course III

    The InZone Basic Course for ICRC interpreters comprises two groups, of three and two participants. The course started with an on-site part, offered in Geneva. Two training sessions were held, which the two groups attended separately on July 8-9 and September 9-10 2013, respectively. Read more...

  • UNAMA - Course I

    This blended training course has been designed for interpreters working for the Rule of Law Unit and the Human Rights Unit of the United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan in Kabul, Kandahar, Bamyan, Herat, Jalalabad, Gardez, Kunduz, Mazar, and Farzabad, with an initial on-site component followed by online learning activities. Read more...

  • UNHCR - Course IV

    The blended training for UNHCR interpreters in Khartoum and Kassala Town (Sudan) started on September 19 and September 23 2012, respectively. Its structure is similar to that of previous UNHCR courses, with an initial on-site training component followed by online learning activities. Read more...

  • UNHCR - Course I

    In 2011, InZone launched its first blended training course for UNHCR field interpreters in collaboration with the UNHCR Branch Office for Kenya. In accordance with InZone’s methodology, the course was developed following a needs analysis amongst the target group of UNHCR interpreters working in the Nairobi Office. Read more...

  • UNHCR - Course II

    The second blended training for UNHCR field interpreters in Nairobi started in February 2012 and follows the same structure as UNHCR Course I, i.e. two phases of face-to-face learning, each followed by an online learning component. Read more...

  • UNHCR - Course III

    The third blended training for 60 UNHCR field interpreters in Kakuma Camp started in May 2012 and follow a structure that is similar to UNHCR Course I and UNHCR Course II, i.e. two phases of face-to-face learning, each followed by an online learning component. Read more...

  • ICRC - Course II

    Following the creation of the Centre for interpreting in conflict zones (InZone) in January 2011, the second online course for ICRC interpreters in the field started in April 2011 and closed at the end of October 2011. Read more...

  • ICRC - Course I

    In 2009, two years before the creation of the Centre for interpreting in conflict zones, a first training course for field interpreters working for the ICRC was launched, funded by a special grant from the Geneva International Academic Network (GIAN, now SNIS). Read more...

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