Organisations interested in testing the second version of the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) can now sign up to attend awareness raising events in London, Nairobi and Geneva in July 2014. Designed to provide an introduction to different forms of testing, these events are an important step in laying the foundation for the successful implementation of the CHS in the field or at headquarters level.

Please contact Paula Gil Baizan to register your interest in attending one of the events, and testing the CHS.


Date: Wednesday 16 July 2014
Location: IASC (Room S4, Palais des Nations)
Time: 11.15am-12.30pm
Topic: Presentation on the CHS


Date: Monday 14 July 2014
Location: British Red Cross
Time: 9am-4pm
Topic: Guided testing session

Date: Tuesday 15 July 2014
Location: Christian Aid
Time: 9am-12pm
Topic: Self-assessment session and general awareness for other individuals interested in testing the CHS


Date: Tuesday 22 July 2014
Location: ACF-USA Training Centre
Time: 9am-4pm
Topic: Guided testing session – the first part of the session, from 9am-12pm, is also suitable for those participating in the self-assessment