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Humanitarian Standards Partnership

The Humanitarian Standards Partnership (HSP) aims to improve the quality and accountability of humanitarian action through the promotion of humanitarian standards. The HSP offers training, tools, and policy and practical guidance for a harmonised approach to working with standards.

News stories from around the network

Child Protection Minimum Standards (CPMS) course now available in Spanish

A free e-course on CPMS for NGOs, UN and government officials is now available in Spanish and English.
Learn more about the course

The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) revision is underway

We are making the CHS more accessible and relevant for people facing situations of vulnerability and crisis.
Learn more about the CHS revision

SEADS Takes Shape after Global Public Consultation

The first edition of the SEADS Handbook – for Supporting Agricultural Livelihoods in Emergencies – is coming soon!
Read about SEADS

Sphere and Inclusion online course in progress

HelpAge has partnered with several experienced Sphere trainers to deliver this 40-hour course over six weeks.
Visit the HelpAge event page

What has CALP Network been up to? Read our latest annual report

Read how CALP’s work made a difference in Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) from 2021 to 2022.
Read CALP’s report

Sphere network to grow in Eastern Europe

Sphere is translating their Handbook into Ukrainian, Polish, Slovak and Romanian, and expanding into Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia, Romania and Moldova.
Read more about Sphere

LEGS wraps up public consultation on 3rd edition of handbook

The public consultation for the 3rd edition of the Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) Handbook ended 9 September.
Read more about LEGS