Introductory Workshop to Sphere Handbook

December 23, 2023
December 24, 2023
Dive in the Sphere Handbook, through our comprehensive free and online workshop. Gain invaluable insights and practical skills to elevate your humanitarian response work, led by a listed Sphere Project trainer with over a decade of field experience. Whether you're an experienced professional or new to the field, this training is to introduce you to the vital set of humanitarian standards of Sphere Handbook and how to implement them in practical work examples.
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The Sphere Handbook is based on the belief that all people have the right to live with dignity and respect, even in the most difficult circumstances. It is a tool that can be used to ensure that humanitarian assistance is provided in a way that is effective, efficient, and accountable.

The Sphere Handbook is used by a wide range of humanitarian actors, including governments, NGOs, and the United Nations.

Join us in the upcoming free online workshop on the Sphere Handbook, organized by Access International as part of the Sphere Ambassadors program. This workshop will be presented by Mr. Maher Al-Abrash, a listed Sphere trainer for over a decade and a professional in humanitarian work.

Workshop Details:

  • Language: Arabic
  • Location: Online via MS Teams
  • Date: Saturday and Sunday, December 23rd and 24th, 2023
  • Time: 02:00–05:00 pm (Damascus Time, GMT+3), 12:00–15:00 (Berlin Time, GMT+1)
  • Duration: 6 hours (3 hours per session)

Workshop Agenda:

  • Origins of Sphere: Learn about the origins of Sphere, its goals, principles, and values, exploring its evolution as a vital tool in humanitarian efforts.
  • Humanitarian Charter: The Humanitarian Charter is considered the cornerstone of the Sphere Handbook. Understand its importance and key points.
  • Protection Principles: Gain insights into the technical chapters, providing a comprehensive understanding of the core standards in humanitarian work.
  • Practical Application of Sphere Principles: Learn how to practically apply Sphere principles and connect knowledge in Sphere to real-life scenarios for effective and coordinated responses.
  • Partner Initiatives: Familiarize yourself with partner initiatives of humanitarian standards and their applications.

Who Is This Workshop For? This workshop is designed for all humanitarian professionals seeking to expand their knowledge and skills in the field, whether they are experienced experts or newcomers. It is for those who aim to enhance the quality of their humanitarian work and operate within international standards.


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Event Details
Maher Alabrsh
Independent Humanitarian Consultant & Sphere Trainer
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Dec 23, 2023 12:00 PM
Dec 24, 2023 3:00 PM
Registration Deadline
December 20, 2023