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Humanitarian Accountability and Standards in Practice

RedR India
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About the course
This 3-day training course is aimed at enhancing the understanding and skills of participants on humanitarian principles, standards, and know-how on applying accountability frameworks responsively for decision making and programming in humanitarian responses.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the Humanitarian Accountability Framework – Humanitarian Principles, Humanitarian Charter, Code of Conduct, Core Humanitarian Standards, and Sectoral Standards.
  • Define and explain the Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, Key Actions, Key Indicators and Guidance Notes of the Standards.
  • Explain the interlinkages and complementarity among Accountability Frameworks and tool with an understanding of the Humanitarian Standards Partnership.
  • List potential challenges and identify solutions in applying the standards in their respective work contexts.

Course Content - Summary

This course introduces the Humanitarian Standards supporting Quality and Accountability in humanitarian programmes. It also enhances the skills and understanding of the participants on the application of Humanitarian Standards in Practice. The current changes in the humanitarian context are bringing in new stakeholders and the course will orient on how the quality and accountability frameworks provide a mechanism for partnerships and collaborative action using a common and agreed language. This course is designed to enhance the participant's understanding and application of the emergent trends and frameworks defining humanitarian action.

Course Methodology

Throughout this training, the emphasis will be on active learning through participatory group exercises, case studies demonstrations, best practices and a table top scenario-based exercise.

Who can participate?

The course is designed and suited for Coordinators and Managers supervising teams and programmes working in humanitarian response and recovery operations. It is also suitable for private sector actors and foundations who are engaged in or seeking to work in the realm of humanitarian action. Persons engaged in multi-sector programmes and/or coordination would also benefit for the inter-sector approach of the course.

Fee information

*RESIDENTIAL- ₹33,000 / $471 APPROX **NON-RESIDENTIAL- ₹20,000/ $285 APPROX *Includes tuition fee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, refreshments during training and shared accommodation (room to be shared by two participants). **Includes tuition fee, lunch and refreshments during the training. The course fee is inclusive of applicable taxes in India. The base currency for RedR India is INR. All the billing will be in INR, with equivalent USD / GBP or other currency rate prevailing at the time of billing being applicable. Single occupancy rooms can be made available on request and with additional cost. For any other query or support, kindly write to us at

How to Register

To register for this course, please click the participant registration form. Your registration will be confirmed on receipt of the completed form and course fee. If you have any queries regarding the training or you face any difficulty in filling the registration form, please write to us at or you can call us directly on our office phone number - 91- 7028198901.