Codes & Standards

All In Diary

April 30, 2012 - 5:23am

If you haven’t seen it already, take a look at the All In Diary.

It’s a kind of aide-memoire for humanitarians, woven into an A5 diary. Each topic gets one page: enough space for the main headlines, plus links to the full guidelines for that topic.

(The Advice Pages on take a similar approach, on the basis that no-one wants 80 pages when they can see the main points on a single page, then click for more if they want.)

The idea is to raise standards by distributing the diary widely among aid

Logistics Software: Wake Up & Smell the Coffee

May 22, 2011 - 11:46pm

The Haiti Earthquake response was characterised by unprecedented participation. Even the Asian Tsunami, as messy as it was, was not the free-for-all that Haiti became almost overnight.

Private Sector Partnerships in Disaster Risk Reduction

May 10, 2010 - 5:59am

Im am about to undertake a Research Project entitled 'Developing a Framework for Effective Integration of the Private Sector into local Disaster Risk Reduction in South-East Asia', and I have found th

Otimização de Sites

May 4, 2010 - 4:51am

Alguns Links:

New EthicalCargo Web Portal

April 27, 2010 - 5:10pm

New SIPRI tool reduces involvement of arms traffickers in humanitarian aid and peace-keeping operations

RedR UK: Shelter Essentials, 11 February 2010

November 30, 2009 - 5:43pm

There are no easy answers in shelter. But are you asking the right questions?

A Practical Tool for Field Based Humanitarian Aid Workers.

June 7, 2009 - 2:27pm

A very comprehensive resource that complements AWN's advice pages - take a look. Culled from the Dev-Zone Development email list.

Jan. 12 Washington DC event on transparency & governance

January 6, 2009 - 1:26pm

Center for Global Development presents a brown bag seminar on Lessons from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative for Improving Governance


November 3, 2008 - 2:54am

Placeholder for Ethics page

Procurement-related training by UNDP

October 23, 2008 - 1:38pm

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) offers training to staff in the UN, NGOs, and lending institutions in matters related to procurement, logistics and contracts management.

Corruption prevention in humanitarian assistance

October 22, 2008 - 10:02am

Corruption risks, perceptions and prevention in humanitarian assistance

Interesting Interview on Humanitarian Intervention

October 20, 2008 - 7:44am

Foreign Policy has an interesting interview with Conor Foley, touching on humanitarian reform.


Change Management Challenges

September 1, 2008 - 4:48am

One of of the major issues that I have consistently faced in working abroad is how to make organizational change proceed as smoothly as possible.

Shelter Essentials Workshop (08015), 30 September, London UK

August 21, 2008 - 12:58pm

Managing the implementation of shelter programmes is a fundamental part of response in the aftermath of disaster as well as in early recovery situations.

NGLS Civil Society Observer

August 20, 2008 - 4:54pm

United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service

NGLS Civil Society Observer
June/July 2008

Swiss court orders MSF to pay €250,000 to Dutch government for ransom

August 1, 2008 - 2:21pm

A remarkable story in today's UK Guardian:


July 15, 2008 - 3:05pm

Well living in a nation where codes and standards no longer make much sense i would like to do some business describing what I understand by this.

sexual exploitation & abused by aid workers

July 11, 2008 - 6:58pm

Why don't refugees complain when they suffer with sexual exploitation or abused by aid workers ? Because keeping quiet is normal

By Jamie Munn
Research & Communications Manager

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