People In Aid Revises Code on Staff Support

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People In Aid, the network of 50+ international relief, development and advocacy agencies, has launched a revised “Code of good practice in the management and support of aid personnel” to help improve the quality of assistance provided by international and host country staff to communities affected by poverty and disaster.

Building on previous guidelines, the People In Aid Code offers agencies the most effective framework for human resources management, helping them assess and raise their performance.

The Code links together aims and indicators in seven areas: health, safety and security; learning, training and development; recruitment and selection; consultation and communication; support, management and leadership; staff policies and practices; human resources strategy. The Code is online at www.peopleinaid.org/. For more information contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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