People In Aid Code

The People In Aid "Code of Good Practice in the management and support of aid personnel" can be found at www.peopleinaid.org/code/index.htm.

The Code consists of seven Principles, on:

  • Human resources strategy
  • Staff policies and practices
  • Managing people
  • Consultation and communication
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Learning, training and development
  • Health, safety and security

Underlying the Code is the firm belief that people are central to the achievement of any successful aid programme.

Many NGOs are members of People In Aid; some have decided to use the Code to assess their performance.  A list of members is at www.peopleinaid.org/members/index.php.

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