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 is MEAL specialist with a focus on Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) and Core Humanitarian Standard. He has 19 years of professional experience working with several international NGOs and UN agencies across Middle East and Asia-pacific region. He specializes in coordination and support in development of Monitoring and Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) mechanisms at agency-wide level. He has conducted various studies, which includes assessments, Pre and Post KAP and evaluations of humanitarian and development projects in south Asia and Middle East region. Sufyan continues to support capacity building initiatives within regions and countries, and amongst Oxfam’s partners in accordance with Oxfam’s strategic plans.

He has developed and implemented accountability systems in more than 10 organizations. He also provided technical support to various national and international organizations to develop and implement their accountability systems. Being quality and accountability practitioner, he has led CHS Self-Assessment of 5 organizations. He is also a registered trainer of Sphere minimum standards and its companion volumes and has conducted numerous sessions with staff of national and international organizations. He is also a trained investigator from OSACO Group and CHSAlliance. He has led the workplace investigations of more than 150 cases.



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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.

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