While the World Humanitarian Summit WHS presents an opportunity for the humanitarian sector to agree on how to further improve its performance, there is also a risk that while it triggers a great deal of discussion, the Summit may fall short of delivering substantial, actionable recommendations that lead to more effective humanitarian action. The Core Humanitarian Standard is an opportunity for the WHS to promote an action oriented framework and a common language on issues of accountability to affected communities, effectiveness, principled humanitarian action and disaster preparedness.
Bringing together more than two decades of experience in quality, accountability and people management, the CHS Alliance will form one of the largest and most influential networks in the humanitarian and development sector.
It will be a truly global enterprise, with a membership of more than organisations headquartered in 55 capitals and operating in more than countries worldwide.
The Alliance will benefit from the reputations, legacies and successful working practices of HAP International and People In Aid, the two organisations which merged to form the Alliance.
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