People In Aid Code of Good Practice

The People In Aid Code of Good Practice is a quality framework covering all aspects of human resources and people management. It comprises 7 principles, each with specific indicators. The Code supports continuous improvement of NGOs‘ HR practices, facilitates stakeholder engagement, and measures improvement. People In Aid‘s mandate as a central resource to the sector, supporting agencies in improving the quality of their human resources management, is further carried out through workshops, published guidelines, research and exchange of information.

The code aims to help improve the quality of assistance provided by international and host country staff to communities affected by poverty and disaster. Code supporters worldwide include ACORD, World Vision, Oxfam, Save The Children, Red Cross, Mercy Corps, International Rescue Committee (see the People in Aid website for full list of participating NGOs).

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Global issues

Community development; Disasters and humanitarian affairs