The public consultation phase on CHS Draft 1 closed at the end of September 2023. The revision team is currently analysing all the feedback received and will start updating the Draft accordingly. You can find a timeline of the revision process here.

Past Consultation Events:

For more information on any of these events, please contact


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

CHS Alliance
Groupe URD
Sphere Project