Personal Risk Reduction in Insecure Contexts

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University of Bologna


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This course promotes awareness on personal safety while travelling. It is taught by the University of Bologna on UniBO Open Knowledge (BOOK) platform.

This course taught by the International Relations office prepares participants for mobility programs, when they travel globally, including to insecure and challenging locations. It highlights personal strategies and safe behaviours that can be implemented to facilitate a safe trip. Although the course is closed for current enrolments, the materials and videos can be accessed through the platform. 

Some of the topics discussed in this course are:

  • Main points to consider while preparing for the trip
  • Recommended precautions to move around and reach the destination
  • Social, political and cultural dimensions of the journey
  • Key points to verify upon return