Register now for courses about Humanitarian Action, Humanitarian Aid and Humanitarian Studies. The primary objective of humanitarian work is to save lives, reduce human suffering, and uphold human dignity. Humanitarian organisations work to ensure that there is quick and effective humanitarian assistance available when sudden natural disasters or wars and conflict occur. Learn about the laws that govern war and armed conflict and how international humanitarian law protects civilians and vulnerable groups against war crimes. Most courses below are free to audit, you may opt-in for a verified certificate for an extra fee.