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The testing period officially started on 28 July and will run for 8 weeks until 19 September. Twenty-four organisations have now signed up for the guided testing, while an additional 19 organisations will be carrying out self-assessment testing.
Save the date: awareness raising events for CHS testing confirmed for London, Nairobi and Geneva, 14 – 22 July 2014. Organisations interested in testing the second version of the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) can now sign up to attend training sessions in London, Nairobi and Geneva in July 2014.
The Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP), People In Aid and the Sphere Project, with the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) Technical Steering Group, are pleased to present the revised version of the CHS for testing and the second period of consultation. The CHS is currently available in English and can be downloaded from the www.corehumanitarianstandard.org/the-standard. French, Spanish and Arabic versions will be available online on 27 June 2014 along with further detail on how to test the CHS.
The first meeting of the Technical Advisory Group of the Core Humanitarian Standard took place on April 29-30 in Geneva, with 45 participants representing 41 organisations from across the globe in attendance.
The stakeholder consultation, which closed at the end of March 2014, saw more than 300 individuals from across the world engage with the first draft of the Core Humanitarian Standard.
A new website designed to act as an information hub during the development of the Core Humanitarian Standard launched today.