The Sphere Project blog

World Humanitarian Day: Remembering brave people and invisible victims

When almost a billion people go to bed hungry every night, being a humanitarian is not a choice, says Dr Unni Krishnan, head of disaster preparedness and response for...

Posted: 19th August 2014

Discussing the future of the humanitarian sector in live online events

By Markus Forsberg (*) Because of the nature of humanitarian work in crisis situations, consultation is especially important for discussion and development of new initiatives. But how can we...

Posted: 17th July 2014

Seven-minute expert talks on humanitarian affairs

What are the main trends in the humanitarian sector today? The principal challenges and opportunities? How will the sector look in 10 years' time? Watch the experts sharing their...

Posted: 7th July 2014

New e-learning course on humanitarian coordination

Building a Better Response is a recently launched e-learning course aimed at strengthening the knowledge and ability of humanitarian actors to engage effectively in the international humanitarian coordination system...

Posted: 23rd June 2014

World Humanitarian Summit picks up steam

The World Humanitarian Summit is starting to take shape. Recent weeks have seen people, organizations and governments coming on board to join in the task of shaping the future...

Posted: 11th May 2014

Humanitarian standards in context now in Japanese

A version with subtitles in Japanese of the film Humanitarian standards in context; Bringing the Sphere Handbook to life is now available. The Japanese-subtitled version of the 20-minute film...

Posted: 11th May 2014

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