Revising the Sphere standards

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Building on evidence, practice and experience gathered since 2011, the Sphere standards are now being revised for launching in 2018. 

The year-long review and revision process offers plenty of opportunities for all users across the globe to engage and participate. 

Your contribution is essential to make the next version of the Sphere standards even more accessible, easier to use and to adapt to context. 

Get involved and make the Sphere standards your own!

Get involved

These are some ways in which you can help Sphere mobilise resources and knowledge, advocate and reach out to diverse audiences.

Host a consultation Join a review group Share your feedback
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consultation. Let us know
about your plans here
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expertise, you may want to
join a review group.
If so, please let us know.
Save some time in April
to read the first draft of the
new Sphere standards
and comment on them.
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Good to know

Useful background information about the Sphere Handbook revision process: the what, when, why and how of it.

Revision overview Revision timeline Revision writing team
Get the gist of
the revision process in
this two-page
Concept note.
Find out the
revision's main stages
& how to get involved.
Get to know the group
of lead chapter authors
and thematic experts.

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