Thank you to the thousands of people who contributed to revision of the CHS. The public consultation has now closed but you can find more on the process here.

Past Consultation Events:


28 September: Regional Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand

7 September: Regional Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya

17 August: Webinar in English, 10am to 11:30am CEST. 

3 August: Webinar in Spanish, 5pm to 6:30pm CEST.

20 July: Webinar in French, 2pm to 3:30PM CEST

12 July: Regional Workshop in Dakar, Senegal.

11 and 12 July: Regional Workshop in Panama City, Panama. 

7 June: Global Workshop in Geneva, Switzerland

16 May: Regional Workshop in Amman, Jordan 

25 April: Face-to-Face, 11am to 12:30pm: Why we need a Core Humanitarian Standard – Improving collective commitment to people in crisis. Humanitarian Networking and Partnerships Week (HNPW) in Geneva.


9 December: 2pm-5pm local time, In-person CHS consultation in Bangkok, in the context of the Humanitarian Partnership Week organised by CWSA, ICVA, ADRRN

6 December: Online, 1pm to 3pm CETConsultation on including Climate and Environment considerations into the CHS. Organised by Groupe URD

1 December: Two online consultation events on Community Engagement and Participation in the CHS, organised by Groupe URD:
French: 10am-11:30am CET 
English: 2pm-3:30pm CET

30 November: H2H consultation event  1 pm CET – 2.30 pm CET29 November: Consultation with InterAction in Washington DC. 11am to 12:30 EST

29 November: Consultation with local actors in Zimbabwe. In-person and online

22 November: ESPAÑOL: Consulta en línea por la región LAC sobre la norma CHS - 10am hora de Bogotá

18 Novembre: FRANCAIS: Consultation en présenciel à Niamey, Niger sur la révision de la norme CHS

16 November: CHS consultation webinar organised by Sphere

14 November: ARABIC: 10am to 12pm Lebanon timeArabic-language webinar planned.

12 October, The All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI) organises a Roundtable discussion on Co-Creating Transformative Knowledge and Action.  3pm to 4pm IST UTC+5:30)

6 October: En español: Taller de consulta de la norma NHE/CHS, Cochabamba, Bolivia

28 September: CHS Exchange - online 2-hour session on the CHS revision. 

21-24 September: Groupe URD Automn School, Plaisians, France. 22 September: all-afternoon CHS revision consultation

20 September: Consultation with Sphere Focal Points, Trainers and Members

12 and 14 September: two consultation sessions with the IASC Disability Reference Group (DRG)

6 SeptemberNOHA Automn School, Warsaw, Poland. Seminar discussion on Humanitarian Standards, including the CHS and its revision

Troughout August, CWSA organised a range of consultations with local actors, communities, authorities etc, both in Pakistan and Afghanistan

For more information, please contact

CHS Alliance
Groupe URD
Sphere Project