Seminar on Managing Minimum Standard of Care in the Humanitarian Sector, 14 September 2012, Geneva
This information and networking seminar is a learning platform on trends and best practices in International Employee Benefits and offers valuable insights on Minimum Duty of Care which your organisation might be facing.
When: Friday 14 September 2012
Where: CCIG, bd du Théâtre 4, 1204 Genève, Switzerland
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services (CCIG) and Vanbreda International in association with People in Aid & Healix International are hosting a networking seminar for compensation & benefit specialists and HR leaders of international NGOs.
Join the interactive discussion with special guest, the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC), and learn more about their views on Minimum Standards of Duty of Care. Contribute to the discussion and share your experience!
10.30: Registration & refreshments
11.00: Introduction by a Member of CCIG’s Executive Committee
11.05: People in Aid – Informal discussion and interactive sharing of experiences: What are your concerns within the humanitarian environment? Learn from People in Aid’s worldwide exposure & experience
11.25: Vanbreda International – Duty of Care within employee benefits, introduction of the findings and launch of a specially designed health product for NGOs. This includes a discussion of:
Local vs. expat
Centralized vs. decentralized solutions economies of scale
How are NGOS structured
Remote regions, setting the guideline give 4 sample regions
Visas - how do we cope with transporting insured members to the next available medical facility
EAPS - how and why?
11.45: Healix International – Duty of Care in remote regions, evacuation policies & procedures. This will include:
Giving examples of case studies - getting a member out of a difficult situation etc
What guidance would Healix offer to clients considering taking out a policy
What choices do you give your clients
12.05: International Federation of the Red Cross – Minimum standards in Duty of Care, open discussion and learning platform. IFRC will be:
Presenting aspects of a recent study of Swiss NGOs and sharing their findings
Giving examples of what the IFRC are currently reviewing within the frame work of Duty of Care
Return home after assignments - explaining what happens
Discussing coaching, counselling and support
Asking what different cultures understand under the definition of insurance
Reviewing the legal liability of international humanitarian aid organisations towards their staff
Asking "can you be sued?" Reference to be given
12.35: Networking cocktail
14.30: Close of seminar
Since the number of seats is limited, you are kindly requested to book your place no later than Friday 7th September.
Tuesday 4 September 2012
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