Learning Event 2016

This webpage houses speaker presentations and resources from the CHS Learning Event held in Geneva on 4 November 2016. The event, "A disruptive standard? Rethinking humanitarian response with the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability", brought together over 150 humanitarian and development actors. Participants took part in eight workshops that shared case studies and explored themes related to the CHS. A full programme with speaker biographies and presentation outlines is available here.


  • Summary of the learning event including key points from opening keynote speech by Loretta Hieber Girardet (Chief, Inter-Cluster Coordination Section, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Geneva), closing keynote speech by Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and workshop sessions.

Speaker presentations


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