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“Sphere standards are indispensable in humanitarian response” – Amadou Mansour Diouf

Amadou Mansour Diouf is a curious type of person. Hardly surprising that he discovered and enrolled in a rather demanding e-learning course to find out what Sphere standards were...

Posted: 27th November 2015

Facing humanitarian challenges in Iraq – Hameed Kareem

Hameed Kareem knows first-hand what it means to be in need of humanitarian assistance. As a member of Iraq's Kurdish minority, he and his family experienced internal displacement under...

Posted: 12th October 2015

CHS Alliance launched in Geneva

On 9 October 2015, the CHS Alliance was launched in Geneva. The new organisation is the outcome of the merger of the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) International and People...

Posted: 9th October 2015

The big tent that’s really needed in humanitarian response

As the aid community gathers at the Global Consultation for the World Humanitarian Summit in Geneva next week, we all face an unmissable opportunity to ask what it would...

Posted: 8th October 2015

Towards a global partnership for humanitarian standards

We have a strong vision of a humanitarian world where standards are not only based on experience and evidence, but also built upon a common framework and language, thus...

Posted: 8th September 2015

What does the humanitarian system look like today?

Are you curious about the number of professional humanitarian workers worldwide? Or about how many aid organisations are out there? Or how much money is being channelled through the...

Posted: 7th September 2015

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