Consultation process oversight and transparency

The process for developing the Core Humanitarian Standard was spearheaded by HAP International, People In Aid and the Sphere Project with the assistance of Groupe URD. Two external facilitators accompanied the process to ensure transparency and a fully participative process. Additional support was provided through the following

You can also read the full process architecture document, including Terms of Reference for the entities above.

Technical Advisory Group and Technical Steering Group Meetings

The Technical Advisory Group and Technical Steering Group met twice to discuss feedback from the consultations and approve changes to the Standard document. Meeting notes for each can be found below.

TAG/TSC Meeting notes – April 2014

TAG/TSC Meeting notes – October 2014

Guided testing - Turkey
Guided testing - Turkey

Zeynep M. Turkmen Sanduvac from Turkey, Mavi Kalem Social Assistance & Charity Association, delivered a CHS testing process orientation workshop with staff from Support To Life in Sanliurfa. Zeynep coordinated guided testing of the CHS between Mavi Kalem and Support To Life.

Credit: Zeynep M. Turkmen Sanduvac, Mavi Kalem

The CHS is our standard; the tool we will use to show that we build quality processes into our work; to minimise the efforts we put into reporting and upwards accountability and maximise the time we have to build relationships with affected people.
Richard Cobb, Evidence and Impact Advisor, Merlin/Save the Children
CHS Alliance
Groupe URD
Sphere Project