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How the Global Humanitarian Standards Partnership will make a difference

By Cassie Dummett (*) Many areas, one integrated approach - that's the potential and promise the Global Humanitarian Standards Partnership brings to humanitarian standards. Humanitarian standards are exactly what...

Posted: 19th May 2016

Technical standards and cash programming: How can they align?

By Vincent Trousseau (*) Humanitarian response is undergoing a profound re-think as we see an increased use of cash-based programming. What are the implications for a rights-based approach, direct...

Posted: 20th May 2016

Sphere Standards and Emergency Preparedness in Bosnia-Herzegovina

By Irina Kulenovic (*) In order to promote good international practice and support the development of a culture of emergency preparedness and response in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Sphere...

Posted: 19th May 2016

Sphere Annual Report 2015

By Christine Knudsen (*) The first year of implementing the new Sphere 2020 strategic plan revealed a dynamic and growing community of practitioners galvanised around a core commitment to...

Posted: 4th April 2016

Growing the Sphere network in China

By Chris Wong (*) Several local and international NGOs, foundations and universities are working together to more strategically promote the Sphere Project in China. Ten organisations involved in humanitarian...

Posted: 24th March 2016

“Sphere makes it possible to federate everyone” – Nicole Attro

Nicole Attro's career within the humanitarian sector in West Africa allowed her to discover how Sphere standards function as a common language that enables practitioners to work across countries...

Posted: 22nd February 2016

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