About the webinar

The Sphere Handbook is the oldest initiative in the field of humanitarian standards. It has been field-tested over twenty years and regularly updated to ensure it remains fit for purpose in a changing world. Revised version of Sphere Handbook 2018 (4th Edition) has been launched on 6 November 2018.  This webinar is organized for humanitarian professionals to give them an overview of the new changes.

About the Speaker

Speaker: Muhammad Sufyan – has  more than fourteen years of experience in  designing and managing  the rights based  projects, leading the fields teams in development and humanitarian response,  mainstreaming of international humanitarian standards ( Sphere , HAP, CHS) into organizational policies, procedures and practices , conducting training need assessments , training material development, monitoring, evaluation and audits of projects  . He has managed/coordinated more than 12 projects. He worked and conducted trainings in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nepal. He provided technical support to various I/NGOs in Pakistan and Afghanistan to develop/revise organizational policies as per international humanitarian standards.  He has also organized, designed, facilitated and co-facilitated over 90 workshops and training sessions for private and public sector organizations on Project Management, Sphere Minimum Standards, Core Humanitarian Standard and Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies. He is certified trainer of INEE and attended ToT on INEE Minimum Standards in Washington DC, USA in 2016.  He is a registered trainer of Sphere Project. 



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National Humanitarian Network Pakistan

A volunteer network, founded in 2010 in result of interactive dialogue in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) “to act as an independent and vibrant voice to engage with stakeholders throughout Pakistan for promotion of humanitarian values by influencing policies and building capacities to ensure right based humanitarian response”. 172 humanitarian organizations are members of NHN from across Pakistan and it is open for all national and local organizations engaged in humanitarian assistance or disaster management advocacy.  NHN focus on “Effective and Accountable Humanitarian Governance” – mainly in Response and Disaster Preparedness through four major areas i.e. “Coordination/networking, Advocacy, Capacity Building and Information Management”.

NHN is a key network in Pakistan which is well connected with various stakeholders and demonstrated its effectiveness to do proper advocacy and lobbying for access, space and principled response. NHN supports stakeholders in collecting and timely sharing of critical information for preparedness and response as its members are spread across Pakistan and even in hard to reach areas.

Contact Us

  Address: Apartment No. 306, Imperial Square, Khalid Bin Waleed Road, E-11/2 Markaz, Islamabad, Pakistan
  Phone No: 0092-51-2305260-61

  Email ID   info@nhnpakistan.org        

  Website  www.nhnpakistan.org