Few years back a good friend of mine told me he wanted me to be his best man. This obviously was an absolute pleasure and an honor. Was quite nervous about performing all my duties correctly and to his and his to be wives satisfaction. And it was so much harder than I thought, actually … More Brilliant Bachelor Party from a few years back
I enjoy doing online courses as a hobby on the side and recently I enrolled into a course called ‘An Introduction to Credit Risk Management’ by Delft University of Technology. Don’t really know why I signed up for it because stats and maths are generally not my strongest area but I did anyway. Now that … More A seemingly boring subject becomes interesting: Credit Risk Management
Here is a free useful course by MIT through the EDX platform. Very good for people within the development and even business field. Check it out. https://www.edx.org/course/evaluating-social-programs-mitx-jpal101x-0
Found this interesting online course which begins in April and runs for 12 weeks. Estimated time spent on this course in the 12 weeks is 60 hours, so roughly 5 hours a week which is completely fine even for people who have a full time job. The fees are not too bad – between 350€ … More Security and Protection course for Human Rights Defenders and Social Orgs.
Yesterday was the last dive of my Advanced Open Water course. It was a single night dive at an old massive (150m) ship wreck roughly 20 minutes outside of Djibouti port by speedboat. We were a total of 8 persons (2 crew, dive instructor and the rest divers). We departed at 17:45 just as the … More One of the best Dives I have ever been on.
Well perhaps im not completely brainless but this is how we should approach thinking. We think we know things but why do we think we do? Who said it was right and why should we believe them? After all no-one really even knows how our brain procesess data and how it makes calculations. We … More I Am Stupid.. So Let Me Expand My Thinking.
So if you are looking to work in a conflict area or more dangerous part of the world, there is a series of tests and lectures that you can take to get a certificate saying that you completed a United Nations (UN) security course. This course is mandatory for all UN staff and can … More Good Certificate’s for your CV.
Do you have extra time on your hand? Looking to beef up your CV? Always been interested about a topic but never had the chance to register for a course? Never tried a online course? Looking for a challenge? You get the gist.. Anyway, I recently found a very useful site where a bunch … More Quality online courses for free.
Short excerpt from one of my answers to a question from a Human Rights course I am currently doing. The question was roughly; Is there a Western influence on the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and what effect does that have on the legitimacy of it? I feel that there was … More General Q’s around the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.