Humanitarian and International Development Panel

About the Panel

The Humanitarian and International Development Panel consists of a Chair and up to 13 professionally registered volunteer Members of the Institution, or co-opted experts.  The Panel members are all experienced practitioners in humanitarian and international development sector and are able to provide guidance to the Institution's wider membership. 

Get involved

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To access the files, you must be a member of the Humanitarian and International Development Panel

Membership of the Humanitarian and International Development Panel is a good way to play an active role in developing guidance to ensure that the Institution's membership have access to relevant information on humanitarian and international development within the built environment.

Membership of the Panel involves attending four meetings a year, and actively contributing to the activities of the Panel.  As a member you will have full access to all Humanitarian and International Development Panel meeting minutes and other related documents.

All Institution Members are invited, in the Autumn, to apply to join the Panel for the following session and should provide background information relating to their experience within the subject matter covered by the Panel. 


  • Identify key professional competencies required to work in disaster relief, urban and rural development, resilience planning and other humanitarian activities and delineate appropriate steps for those wishing to involve themselves in the humanitarian sector.
  • Be the focal point for the Institution's engagement and involvement in the humanitarian outreach work of relevant UK Government agencies, NGOs and charities, to communicate how members can provide professional assistance.
  • Develop guidance and case studies to support Members working in the humanitarian sector.

If you have an enquiry please contact the Panel Secretary

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