The Joint Standards Initiative is gaining momentum in a number of crucial areas
The ground-breaking collaboration between HAP International, People In Aid and the Sphere Project to transform the quality and accountability system is gathering pace.
Robert Schofield has now started as the JSI Coordinator, having taken his post in August. Hosted by CAFOD in London, the new JSI Administrator Parisa Karbassi joined him at the end of September.
Significant funding has been pledged by Danida and the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR) towards the overall budget of £588,000.
The JSI Working Group met on 27 September 2012 in Geneva and began the process of shaping and overseeing the major consultation with stakeholders, to gather views on the use and application of standards and how we can become more coherent and relevant.
The Stakeholder Consultation is being planned (see our separate article above about it), and the Concept Note for this piece of work was made available by the end of September. We are seeking independent consultants to support this major consultation exercise. One aspect of the consultation will involve a series of conversations with humanitarian and development workers, agencies, donors, academics, affected populations and others at events in the global South, Europe and the US over the next 6 months.
For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit JointStandards.org
Friday 21 September 2012
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