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Event Date: 21/11/2017
Duration: 4 days
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Booking Deadline: 14/11/2017
Price: TBC

This four-day workshop demonstrates how to conduct fair, thorough and confidential investigations into complaints of staff misconduct, with a particular focus on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of affected populations.

Who should attend? 

Mid- to senior-level staff who are, or may be, designated to investigate allegations of staff misconduct within their organisation.

Course content: 

The course covers the following topics:

·         What is abuse?

·         The principles underpinning investigations

·         Investigation planning

·         Conducting investigations, including interviewing

·         Documentary and other evidence, and site visits

·         Investigation report and management implication report writing

·         The standard and burden of proof

·         Investigation closure

·         Management of investigations


The third day of the course is a full-day simulation exercise of the interviewing stage of an investigation, using a detailed case study. Actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading: 

The investigations workshop has three mandatory pre-workshop assignments, introducing the legal framework, definitions of exploitation and abuse, complaints handling and the Guidelines for Investigations. The second pre-workshop assignment requires the participants to research and reflect on exploitation and abuse in the context of the country in which they work. A significant amount of background reading is required in order to prepare for the course and complete the pre-workshop assignments.

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of the course, participants will have an increased understanding of the following:

• The principles underpinning investigations.
• The guidelines for investigations.

Furthermore, participants will have developed basic skills in:

• Planning and conducting investigations.
• Reviewing documentary and other evidence, and conducting site visits.
• Interviewing complainants, subjects of complaint and witnesses.
• Reporting findings and making recommendations
• The standard and burden of proof
• Closing an investigation
• Managing an investigation

Course fees: 

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunch and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does NOT include the cost of overnight accommodation or travel to and from the training venue.

 

 Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate & non-members

Standard rate

1000

1400

Early bird standard rate*

900

1250

Small agency rate**

500

700

Early bird small agency*

450

625

 * For bookings made before 26 September 2017, & fee payment made within 15 days of the date of the invoice
**A small agency is one with an annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs.

Programme guide

Day 1: 
What is abuse?
Principles of investigations
Investigation skills
Stages of an investigation
Gathering and analysing information
The standard and burden of proof
Using specific language

Day 2: 
Models of interviewing
Interviewing witnesses
Interviewing subjects of complaint
Investigation planning and preparation
Planning and preparation for interview simulation exercise

Day 3: 
Full day’s simulation exercise of the interview stage of an investigation (actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses).

Day 4: 
Review of investigation and interview plans
Writing investigation reports and management implication reports
Closure of the investigation
Management of investigations
Reflection.

Terms and conditions: 

Please follow this link to see our terms and conditions for event bookings: http://www.chsalliance.org/event-terms-and-conditions

 



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Event Date: 27/11/2017
Duration: 3 days
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Booking Deadline: 06/11/2017
Price: TBC

This year our Humanitarian Human Resources (HHR) Asia conference will take place in Bangkok on 27 – 29 November

The conference is designed for Human Resources (HR) professionals and people managers, and will address the theme of organisational resilience.

Our HHR conferences provide a unique space for HR professionals in the sector to reflect, learn from what others are doing, gain fresh insights, and generate practical solutions.

Booking

Book now to secure your place at the conference for an early-bird fee:
Option 1: CHF 730 (GBP 550) including accommodation for three nights at the Conference Hotel
Option 2: CHF 530 (GBP 400) non-residential fee for local participants who do not require accommodation.

Please note that the early-bird conference fee of CHF 730 (GBP 550) includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments on all three days and includes accommodation on 26, 27, and 28 November. Extending your stay at the conference venue may be available at your own cost. The non-residential early-bird conference fee of CHF 530 (GBP 400) includes lunch and refreshments on all three days but does not include accommodation. The early-bird discount fee will be available until 27 October, after which the conference fee including accommodation will go up to CHF 860 (GBP 650) while the non-residential conference fee will increase to CHF 660 (GBP 500).

Please note that this is the postponed HHR Asia Conference which was originally scheduled for May 2017. 

We look forward to welcoming you in Bangkok. If you have any questions please email HHR@chsalliance.org.

By booking one of our events, you confirm that you accept our Event Terms & Conditions so please ensure you review and understand them before booking.

HHR Asia is kindly supported by our partner: 



  



 



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Book Humanitarian HR Asia Conference 2017: Building Resilient Organisations in a Changing Humanitarian Sector


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Event Date: 23/01/2018
Duration: 4 days
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Booking Deadline: 09/01/2018
Price: TBC

Book Training of Trainers on the Core Humanitarian Standard


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