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Now available: Italian version of the Sphere Handbook

The Sphere Handbook 2011 edition has just been published in Italian. With this new version, the Handbook is now available in 28 languages. The Italian version of the Handbook...

Posted: 29th July 2016

The next Sphere Handbook: much more than just an update

More than just a revision, the next Sphere Handbook will ask what quality and accountable humanitarian assistance should look like in 10 years. The framework for the 2018 edition...

Posted: 19th July 2016

How standards help humanitarian actors do the right things and do them well

Humanitarian standards help governments, communities and the humanitarian system at large put people affected by crisis or conflict at the centre of humanitarian response, but not without challenges. After...

Posted: 26th June 2016

Putting People at the Centre of Humanitarian Action and the WHS

Sphere and Partners call for commitments to quality assistance, protection, and accountability at the World Humanitarian Summit. In just a few hours, the World Humanitarian Summit will convene in...

Posted: 19th May 2016

New online course on the Core Humanitarian Standard

A new free-of-charge course on the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS) is now available online in English, with French, Spanish and Arabic versions expected in the...

Posted: 19th May 2016

New guidance on using Sphere standards in urban settings

Sphere for Urban Response, a new publication in the ‘Sphere unpacked' series that fills a gap in current guidance on how to implement humanitarian standards across different contexts, is...

Posted: 1st April 2016

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