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What applying humanitarian principles and standards looks like in real life

From dilemmas in applying humanitarian principles at field level to organisational obstacles that hinder collective accountability and governmental reluctance to abide by humanitarian standards, a range of concrete challenges...

Posted: 12th February 2016

New training module on the Core Humanitarian Standard and the Sphere Handbook

A new training module on the Core Humanitarian Standard and its usage in conjunction with the Sphere Handbook is now available in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. The Sphere...

Posted: 3rd February 2016

Turkish version of the Sphere Handbook now available

The Sphere Handbook 2011 edition has just been published in Turkish. With this new version, the Handbook is now available in 26 languages. The translation of the Handbook was...

Posted: 3rd February 2016

Sphere Board sets future course of action, elects new leadership

Meeting in Geneva in mid-November, the Sphere Project Board of directors welcomed a new member to the Sphere companion standards family and endorsed moving ahead with the Global Humanitarian...

Posted: 14th December 2015

Launching the global survey “Growing the Sphere network”

Please take a few minutes to respond to this online survey. Your input will help shape the future of Sphere. Update of 12 December 2015: This survey is now...

Posted: 25th November 2015

Core Humanitarian Standard: Guidance Notes and Indicators launched

The indicators and guidance notes for the Core Humanitarian Standard have been published in English with Arabic, French and Spanish versions announced by the end of the year. The...

Posted: 25th November 2015

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