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Myanmar version of the Sphere Handbook now available

The Sphere Handbook 2011 edition has just been published in the Myanmar language. With this new version, the Handbook is now available in 25 languages. The translation of the...

Posted: 28th August 2015

The Sphere Story, a video documentary

Just released, The Sphere Story is a three-part video documentary on the origins, dissemination and impact of Sphere principles and standards. It also looks at the challenges and opportunities...

Posted: 27th June 2015

Moving forward with Sphere 2020

The Sphere Project Board met in Rome on 27-28 May and endorsed concrete steps to implement the new strategic plan Sphere 2020. Representatives of companion standards joined one of...

Posted: 26th June 2015

Sphere in the Middle East and North Africa

Twenty-five humanitarians from 11 countries in the Middle East and North Africa participated in the first Sphere regional practitioners workshop on 3-4 May in Amman. The meeting identified a...

Posted: 27th June 2015

Building Sphere capacity in Nepal

As the humanitarian community is busy responding to the crisis unleashed by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April, an initiative to build Sphere capacity in the...

Posted: 30th May 2015

CHS indicators and guidance notes now available for testing and feedback

A draft set of indicators and guidance notes to help implement the Core Humanitarian Standard are now available. Humanitarian actors are invited to test and provide feedback on them...

Posted: 29th April 2015

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