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Presentation and Discussion of 2018 Humanitarian Accountability Report: “Change in the Humanitarian Sector”

Event Date: 07/12/2018 12:00 - 14:00
Duration: 1 day
Location: Boston
Booking Deadline: 06/12/2018
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Why do certain changes take place quickly, and in some instances without friction, while other issues stall? Is there a secret to successful change or just a series of traps to avoid? 

On December 7th, the CHS Alliance, in partnership with Oxfam America and CDA Collaborative Learning will present the 2018 edition of the Humanitarian Accountability Report at Oxfam America office in Boston. The publication looks at the issue of change under the light of mainstream change theories, dissecting six topics to figure out what works (or doesn’t) and why, from cash transfer programming to localisation and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA).

The presentation of the Humanitarian Accountability Report will be followed by a discussion and Q&A. 

CHS Alliance: Bonaventure Sokpoh, Head of Policy, Advocacy and Learning, CHS Alliance 

Discussants:

Carlos Mejia, Humanitarian Director, Oxfam America
Isabella Jean, Director, CDA Collaborative Learning

Please note: this is a brown bag lunch event. There will be light refreshments and tea/coffee provided by Oxfam America. 

To download and read the full report ahead of the event, please visit: https://www.chsalliance.org/har

Hard copies of the report will be available at the event.

Date and Time:
Friday, December 7th 2018
12:00 – 14:00

Location

Oxfam America
Main Conference Room
226 Causeway St, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114

Please note: parking is limited in this area, and participants are advised to take public transportation. 



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Change in the Humanitarian Sector

Event Date: 01/10/2018 17:00 – 19:00 CEST
Duration: 1 day
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Booking Deadline: 01/11/2018
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Why do certain changes take place quickly, and in some instances without friction, while other issues stall? Is there a secret to successful change or just a series of traps to avoid? 

On 1st October, the CHS Alliance, in partnership with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), will present the 2018 edition of the Humanitarian Accountability Report. The publication looks at the issue of change under the light of mainstream change theories, dissecting six topics to figure out what works (or doesn’t) and why, from cash transfer programming to localization and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA).

The presentation of the Humanitarian Accountability Report will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session, after which you are all invited to a cocktail dinner.

MODERATOR

Bonaventure Sokpoh, Head of Policy, Advocacy and Learning, CHS Alliance

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Yves Daccord, Director-General, ICRC

Panellists include representatives from ALNAP, KPMG, Oxfam and a humanitarian donor.

Ms. Amina Labarakwe, Chairlady of the Tangulbei Women’s Network –  Churo  Chapter, Churo Division, Baringo County in Kenya will join the panel via a recorded video. 


 

The event will be web streamed for those who cannot be present in Geneva.

For updates, please follow our social media channels or keep an eye on our dedicated page at https://www.chsalliance.org/har



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Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard

Event Date: 25/09/2018
Duration: 2 days
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Booking Deadline: 24/09/2018
Price: TBC

Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard

Purpose

This two-day workshop can help to:

  • Introduce staff to the agency’s commitment to the Core Humanitarian Standard;
  • Assist senior staff to make decisions regarding membership of CHS Alliance;
  • Train staff in the practical application of CHS Alliance's commitments in their specific context;
  • Bring agency and implementing partner staff together to develop joint approaches to improving quality, accountability and people management.

Who should attend?

Anyone who wishes or needs to learn more about the Core Humanitarian Standard.

Course content

  • Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard, background and key features
  • Humanitarian principles
  • Sessions on each of the nine commitments of the Core Humanitarian Standard
  • The verification framework, and application of the Core Humanitarian Standard in organisations

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading

Participants are asked to read the Core Humanitarian Standard and the accompanying Guidance Notes & Indicators in preparation for the workshop. There are no other pre-workshop assignments for this workshop.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate accurately between the humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, independence, and neutrality, and explain their importance;
  • List the nine commitments of the Core Humanitarian Standard and explain how each contributes to the delivery of a quality humanitarian response;
  • Give examples of good practice drawn from their own experience, from other participants and more widely from the sector;
  • Act as advocates and peer leaders on the importance of quality, accountability and good people management in humanitarian action.

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

500

700

Early bird standard rate*

450

625

Small agency rate**

250

350

Early bird small agency rate*

225

312

 

*For bookings made before 31 July 2018 and settled 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: Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard; Humanitarian principles; Commitment 1 Appropriateness & relevance; Commitment 2 Effectiveness & timeliness; Commitment 3 Strengthening local capacities; Commitment 4 Participation & information sharing.

Day 2: Commitment 5 Complaints mechanisms; Commitment 6 Coordination & complementarity; Commitment 7 Learning & improvement; Commitment 8 People management; Commitment 9 Resource management; The Verification Framework; Action planning.



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Meeting for members (and organisations interested in membership)

Event Date: 24/09/2018 2-5 pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Booking Deadline: 16/09/2018
Price: 0 CHF for members, 0 CHF for non-members

This meeting will provide updates on the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) and the CHS Alliance, the opportunity for organisations to share experiences of implementing the CHS in their specific context, time for questions, and an optional session for organisations interested in becoming members. It is free of charge, but numbers are limited, so early registration is encouraged. The meeting will run from 2 to 5 pm, and mid-afternoon refreshments will be provided.



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Webinar on the CHS self-assessment

Event Date: 19/09/2018 11 AM (Geneva time)
Duration: 1 day
Location: Geneva
Booking Deadline: 19/09/2018
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

On the road to a self-assessment

We are pleased to announce that the second webinar on how to prepare for a self-assessment is going to be held on 19 September 2018 at 11 a.m.  (Geneva time). “On the road to your self-assessment” will be the second of a series of webinars that will take place every second month in order to support organisations that are preparing for a self-assessment. Together we will review the process, thoroughly explain which tools can be used and how, and share some of the Dos and Don’ts. Finally, this will be an opportunity to ask questions to the Alliance and to peers. Interested? Please register here.



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Training of Trainers on the Core Humanitarian Standard

Event Date: 18/09/2018
Duration: 4 days
Location: Lilongwe, Malawi
Booking Deadline: 17/09/2018
Price: TBC

  The purpose of this workshop is to build the capacity of organisation staff and consultants to facilitate training on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The workshop will be delivered in English.

Who should attend? 

This course is for people who train or manage learning within their organisation or more widely in the sector. Priority will be given to people who have a responsibility for training/learning within their job, and to consultants specialising in training delivery. Participants must have at least a basic knowledge of quality, accountability, people management and the Core Humanitarian Standard before they join this workshop.

Course content: 

The first two days of the course will offer introductory sessions on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The third day will touch on training methodologies, and give time for participants to prepare for the fourth day, when participants will deliver sessions that they have developed themselves.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading: 

Participants are asked to (re)read the Core Humanitarian Standard and the accompanying Guidance Notes & Indicators in preparation for the workshop. We also recommend that they complete the e-learning module on the Core Humanitarian Standard.

Learning outcomes:  

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Differentiate accurately between the humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, independence, and neutrality, and explain their importance.
• List the nine commitments of the Core Humanitarian Standard and explain how each contributes to the delivery of a quality humanitarian response.
• Give examples of good practice drawn from their own experience, from other participants and more widely from the sector.
• Act as advocates and peer leaders on the importance of quality, accountability and good people management in humanitarian action.
• Facilitate introductory training on the Core Humanitarian Standard within and/or beyond their own organisations.

Course fees: 

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

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate  and 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 24 July 2018, and 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: 
Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard 
Humanitarian principles 
Commitment 1 Appropriateness & relevance 
Commitment 2 Effectiveness & timeliness 
Commitment 3 Strengthening local capacities 
Commitment 4 Participation & information sharing

Day 2: 
Commitment 5 Complaints mechanisms
Commitment 6 Coordination & complementarity
Commitment 7 Learning & improvement
Commitment 8 People management
Commitment 9 Resource management
The Verification Framework

Day 3: 
Adult learning 
Learning styles
Training methodologies 
Writing learning objectives
Preparation for Day 4 training practice sessions

Day 4: 
Participant training practice sessions
Feedback and 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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Meeting for members (and organisations interested in membership)

Event Date: 17/09/2018 2-5 pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Lilongwe, Malawi
Booking Deadline: 16/09/2018
Price: 0 CHF for members, 0 CHF for non-members

This meeting will provide updates on the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) and the CHS Alliance, the opportunity for organisations to share experiences of implementing the CHS in their specific context, time for questions, and an optional session for organisations interested in becoming members. It is free of charge, but numbers are limited, so early registration is encouraged. The meeting will run from 2 to 5 pm, and mid-afternoon refreshments will be provided. 



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Webinar on the CHS self-assessment

Event Date: 19/07/2018 11 AM (Geneva time)
Duration: 1 day
Location: Webinar
Booking Deadline: 18/07/2018
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

  On the road to a self-assessment

We are pleased to announce that the second webinar on how to prepare for a self-assessment is going to be held on 19 July 2018 at 11 a.m.  (Geneva time). “On the road to your self-assessment” will be the second of a series of webinars that will take place every second month in order to support organisations that are preparing for a self-assessment. Together we will review the process, thoroughly explain which tools can be used and how, and share some of the Dos and Don’ts. Finally, this will be an opportunity to ask questions to the Alliance and to peers. Interested? Please register here.



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SEA investigations

Event Date: 03/07/2018
Duration: 4 days
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Booking Deadline: 02/07/2018
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 8 May 2018, & 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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Webinar: From the Nepal earthquake to the Rohingya crisis: tracking humanitarian surge response

Event Date: 27/06/2018 09:00-10:00 GMT (10:00 UK; 11:00 CEST).
Duration: 1 day
Location: Webinar
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

 

 

Over three years, the Transforming Surge Capacity Project tracked the humanitarian surge response to six major crises. In this webinar, Dr Glenn O'Neil, co-lead researcher for the project will present the main trends, challenges and best practices drawn from the six crises: Nepal earthquake 2015; Bangladesh floods 2016; Hurricane Matthew Haiti 2016; Nock Ten Typhoon Philippines 2016; slow onset crises 2017; Rohingya response 2017. View the tracking reports here.  The CHS Alliance was a technical partner for the Project. 

 



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Webinar: Current NGO practices in on-boarding, on-board keeping and off-boarding of staff in international cooperation

Event Date: 26/06/2018 14.00 BST
Duration: 1 day
Location: Webinar
Booking Deadline: 25/06/2018
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

How can NGOs ensure that their employees live, support and promote their values, throughout the employee lifecycle, from on-boarding to off-boarding?

cinfo Switzerland has conducted a survey of 17 partner organisations, collected examples of good practices and developed a self-assessment tool for organisations that are active in international cooperation. The study is the first of its kind and provides NGOs with a great learning tool to continuously improve their processes of on-boarding, on-board keeping and off-boarding.

During the webinar, (organised jointly between cinfo and the CHS Alliance), the speaker Sandra Rothboeck will discuss the findings from the study and lead a discussion on good practice across the sector.

 

  

 



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Webinar on the CHS self-assessment

Event Date: 24/05/2018 11 AM (Geneva time)
Duration: 1 day
Location: Webinar
Booking Deadline: 22/05/2018
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

 On the road to a self-assessment

We are pleased to announce that the second webinar on how to prepare for a self-assessment is going to be held on 24 May 2018 at 11 a.m.  (Geneva time). “On the road to your self-assessment” will be the second of a series of webinars that will take place every second month in order to support organisations that are preparing for a self-assessment. Together we will review the process, thoroughly explain which tools can be used and how, and share some of the Dos and Don’ts. Finally, this will be an opportunity to ask questions to the Alliance and to peers. Interested? Please register here.



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SEA investigations

Event Date: 01/05/2018
Duration: 4 days
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Booking Deadline: 17/04/2018
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 6 March 2018, & 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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Training of Trainers on the Core Humanitarian Standard

Event Date: 17/04/2018
Duration: 4 days
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Booking Deadline: 03/04/2018
Price: TBC

  The purpose of this workshop is to build the capacity of organisation staff and consultants to facilitate training on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The workshop will be delivered in English.

Who should attend? 

This course is for people who train or manage learning within their organisation or more widely in the sector. Priority will be given to people who have a responsibility for training/learning within their job, and to consultants specialising in training delivery. Participants must have at least a basic knowledge of quality, accountability, people management and the Core Humanitarian Standard before they join this workshop.

Course content: 

The first two days of the course will offer introductory sessions on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The third day will touch on training methodologies, and give time for participants to prepare for the fourth day, when participants will deliver sessions that they have developed themselves.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading: 

Participants are asked to (re)read the Core Humanitarian Standard and the accompanying Guidance Notes & Indicators in preparation for the workshop. We also recommend that they complete the e-learning module on the Core Humanitarian Standard.

Learning outcomes:  

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Differentiate accurately between the humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, independence, and neutrality, and explain their importance.
• List the nine commitments of the Core Humanitarian Standard and explain how each contributes to the delivery of a quality humanitarian response.
• Give examples of good practice drawn from their own experience, from other participants and more widely from the sector.
• Act as advocates and peer leaders on the importance of quality, accountability and good people management in humanitarian action.
• Facilitate introductory training on the Core Humanitarian Standard within and/or beyond their own organisations.

Course fees: 

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

 

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate  and 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 20 February 2018, and 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: 
Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard 
Humanitarian principles 
Commitment 1 Appropriateness & relevance 
Commitment 2 Effectiveness & timeliness 
Commitment 3 Strengthening local capacities 
Commitment 4 Participation & information sharing

Day 2: 
Commitment 5 Complaints mechanisms
Commitment 6 Coordination & complementarity
Commitment 7 Learning & improvement
Commitment 8 People management
Commitment 9 Resource management
The Verification Framework

Day 3: 
Adult learning 
Learning styles
Training methodologies 
Writing learning objectives
Preparation for Day 4 training practice sessions

Day 4: 
Participant training practice sessions
Feedback and 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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Webinar – Sharing resources on Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)

Event Date: 27/03/2018 10am BST time
Duration: 1 day
Location: Webinar
Booking Deadline: 23/03/2018
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Bond and the CHS Alliance invite you to a webinar to share resources on PSEA.

We will:

  • share resources that we have produced or are aware of
  • ask a couple of safeguarding experts to talk about any other resources they are aware of and to tell us about some of the approaches organisations have already taken
  • invite you all to share any resources that you have come across or have within your organisation.

This webinar will not be a detailed discussion on approaches or case management, but we hope it will give you a starting point for your safeguarding action planning, if this is what you need to do.

Please register by Friday at 12:00 (UK time).

As we expect demand to be high – the webinar is restricted to HR professionals and senior managers responsible for safeguarding in NGOs. If  you are allocated a place on the webinar, you will be sent joining instructions. 



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Training of Trainers on the Core Humanitarian Standard

Event Date: 20/03/2018
Duration: 4 days
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Booking Deadline: 18/03/2018
Price: TBC

 The purpose of this workshop is to build the capacity of organisation staff and consultants to facilitate training on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The workshop will be delivered in English.

Who should attend? 

This course is for people who train or manage learning within their organisation or more widely in the sector. Priority will be given to people who have a responsibility for training/learning within their job, and to consultants specialising in training delivery. Participants must have at least a basic knowledge of quality, accountability, people management and the Core Humanitarian Standard before they join this workshop.

Course content: 

The first two days of the course will offer introductory sessions on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The third day will touch on training methodologies, and give time for participants to prepare for the fourth day, when participants will deliver sessions that they have developed themselves.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading: 

Participants are asked to (re)read the Core Humanitarian Standard and the accompanying Guidance Notes & Indicators in preparation for the workshop. We also recommend that they complete the e-learning module on the Core Humanitarian Standard.

Learning outcomes:  

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Differentiate accurately between the humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, independence, and neutrality, and explain their importance.
• List the nine commitments of the Core Humanitarian Standard and explain how each contributes to the delivery of a quality humanitarian response.
• Give examples of good practice drawn from their own experience, from other participants and more widely from the sector.
• Act as advocates and peer leaders on the importance of quality, accountability and good people management in humanitarian action.
• Facilitate introductory training on the Core Humanitarian Standard within and/or beyond their own organisations.

Course fees: 

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

 

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate  and 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 23 January 2018, and 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: 
Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard 
Humanitarian principles 
Commitment 1 Appropriateness & relevance 
Commitment 2 Effectiveness & timeliness 
Commitment 3 Strengthening local capacities 
Commitment 4 Participation & information sharing

Day 2: 
Commitment 5 Complaints mechanisms
Commitment 6 Coordination & complementarity
Commitment 7 Learning & improvement
Commitment 8 People management
Commitment 9 Resource management
The Verification Framework

Day 3: 
Adult learning 
Learning styles
Training methodologies 
Writing learning objectives
Preparation for Day 4 training practice sessions

Day 4: 
Participant training practice sessions
Feedback and 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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Meeting for CHS Alliance members & organisations interested in membership

Event Date: 19/03/2018 2-4:30 pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Booking Deadline: 18/03/2018
Price: 0 CHF for members, 0 CHF for non-members

The meeting is for CHS Alliance members, as well as for organisations who may be interested in becoming CHS Alliance members. The meeting will offer the following:

 ·       A presentation on the latest developments relating to the Core Humanitarian Standard and the CHS Alliance;

·       A chance to meet with other CHS Alliance member organisations working in Lebanon, and to share ideas on implementation of the CHS in this context;

·       The opportunity to discuss and ask questions about the CHS and/or the CHS Alliance with a member of the CHS Alliance secretariat team.

Full details of the meeting will be sent out to you upon receipt of your registration. There is no charge for attendance. If you have any questions about the meeting, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Karen Glisson, CHS Alliance Membership Services Manager (kglisson@chsalliance.org).



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