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Community World Service Asia (Sphere Regional Partner)

Marvin Parvez
Marvin Parvez Regional Representative marvin@cyber.net.pk

Description

CWSA has been a Sphere Regional Partner in Asia since 2011 in recognition of its consistent promotion of quality and accountability approaches across the Asia region. The overarching objective of this partnership is to support and build on the valuable Quality and Accountability capacity-building already undertaken by CWSA. It focuses on increasing local ownership, contextual adaptation and application of Sphere together with other Quality and Accountability initiatives, in particular the Humanitarian Standards Partnership.

The countries falling under this MoU are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, China, Maldives and Vietnam. It is understood that CWSA will maintain and establish privileged relationships with countries in which they have a presence themselves or through ADRRN or ACT Alliance members.

Workplan

Memorandum of Understanding 2021-2023

Workplan might be outdated.

Events & Training

Show past events

Dec

04

Regional Training on Quality, Accountability & Safeguarding, 4-9 Dec 2022, Bangkok

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
December 4, 2022 - December 9, 2022
December 4, 2022 - December 9, 2022
Face-to-Face, Workshop
Bangkok, Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand

Uphold Commitments and Standards on Quality, Accountability to Affected Populations and Safeguarding, covering all forms of misconduct (including Protection from...

Find out more

Aug

09

Using Sphere Standards in Project Cycle Management

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
August 9, 2022 - August 11, 2022
August 9, 2022 - August 11, 2022
Face-to-Face, Training and Learning Events, Workshop
Kabul, Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan

When: August 9-11, 2022 Where: Kabul, Afghanistan Language: English If you wish to participate, please register here The impact humanitarian...

Find out more

Jun

01

Asia Focal Points Quartely Meeting

Private

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA) , CHS Alliance
June 1, 2022 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
June 1, 2022
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Online, Handbook Revision Consultation, Presentation

The CHS Revision process has been officially launched in May and will capture what's well, what needs to be changed,...

Find out more

Feb

03

Upholding Humanitarian Standards: Applying Quality and Accountability Standards through the Project Life, 3 Feb 2022, online, Pakistan

Private

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
February 3, 2022 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
February 3, 2022
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Online, Workshop, What's New? (WiN)

The second session of this Learning Journey on Quality, Accountability and Safeguarding, facilitated by Sylvie Robert, included a panel discussion...

Find out more

Nov

24

Sphere Focal Points Quarterly meeting, 24 November 2021, online, Pakistan

Private

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
24 November 2021 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
24 November 2021
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Online, Network meeting, Presentation

Sphere Focal Points in Asia meeting to discuss new learnings and collaborative opportunities to implement the new Sphere strategy and...

Find out more

Sep

03

First Virtual Sphere Focal Points Asia Meeting, online, Pakistan, 3 September 2021

Private

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
3 September 2021 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
3 September 2021
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Online, Network meeting

An informal consultative meeting hosted by Community World Service Asia was held online amongst the Sphere Country Focal Points in...

Find out more

Dec

02

How to Make Complaint Response Mechanism Participatory and Responsive, 2 Dec 2020

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA) , Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network , International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) , UNOCHA
2 December 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2 December 2020
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online, Workshop
Find out more

Nov

30

Coordination and Representation – Who is making the decisions? Online, 30 Nov 2020

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA) , Alliance for Empowering Partnership
30 November 2020 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
30 November 2020
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Online, Workshop

The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in 2016 brought significant attention to Localization. The Grand Bargain confirmed a commitment from the...

Find out more

Aug

27

Leaving no one behind: Inclusion in COVID-19 responses in South Asia

by Sphere , Sphere Community Bangladesh , Community World Service Asia (CWSA) , Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) , Sphere India
27 August 2020 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
27 August 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Online, Presentation

This webinar will explore how community members in South Asia are leading inclusive responses against COVID-19 while making sure that no one is left behind.

Find out more

Jun

02

Localisation during COVID-19

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
2 June 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2 June 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online,

  When: June 2, 2020 What time: 2:00 PM (Pakistan Standard Time) Where: ZOOM – Link to be shared Language: English How long: 90 minutes...

Find out more

Apr

09

Quality & Accountability standards in COVID-19 response

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
9 April 2020 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
9 April 2020
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
, Presentation

We all are facing difficult times due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The COVID 19 presents unique challenges in relation...

Find out more

Dec

20

Sphere Handbook Launch – Hyderabad, Pakistan

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
20 December 2018 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
20 December 2018
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Hyderabad, Pakistan, Hyderabad, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Dec

18

Sphere Handbook Launch – Islamabad, Pakistan

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
18 December 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
18 December 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Islamabad, Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Dec

14

Sphere Handbook Launch – Peshawar, Pakistan

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
14 December 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
14 December 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Peshawar, Pakistan, Peshawar, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Dec

13

Sphere Handbook Launch – Umerkot, Pakistan (#2)

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
13 December 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
13 December 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Umerkot, Pakistan, Umerkot, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Dec

12

Sphere Handbook Launch – Umerkot, Pakistan (#1)

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
12 December 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
12 December 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Umerkot, Pakistan, Umerkot, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Dec

11

Sphere Handbook Launch – Bangkok, Thailand

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
11 December 2018 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
11 December 2018
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Bangkok, Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
Free

This launch event forms part of the Asia-Pacific Regional NGO Partnerships Week which includes seminars, forums, panel discussions, workshops, AGMs...

Find out more

Nov

19

Sphere Handbook Launch – Kabul, Afghanistan

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA) , Agency Coordinating Body For Afghan Relief (ACBAR)
19 November 2018 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
19 November 2018
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Kabul, Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan
Free

Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief & Development (ACBAR) & Community World Service Asia (CWSA) are hosting a national level...

Find out more

Nov

15

Sphere Handbook Launch – Lahore, Pakistan

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
15 November 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
15 November 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Lahore, Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Resources

  • Certification system fit for the future
    652.98 KB pdf
    This discussion paper has been developed to assist in exploring different options and contribute to making the humanitarian certification process fit for the future. It sets out some of the challenges from the lessons learned from the existing standard and certification process and suggests options for alternative processes for consideration for the future.
  • Is the Core Humanitarian Standard fit for the future?
    English 1.33 MB pdf 2022
    The Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability(CHS) emerged in 2014 from an extensive consultation process. It contains excellent guidance, further detailed in its 2015 Guidance Notes and Indicators. The CHS is currently under revision. This paper seeks to contribute to that revision.
  • Accountability Towards Affected Communities During COVID-19
    English 3.14 MB pdf 2021

Community World Service Asia (Sphere Regional Partner)

Marvin Parvez
Marvin Parvez Regional Representative marvin@cyber.net.pk

Description

CWSA has been a Sphere Regional Partner in Asia since 2011 in recognition of its consistent promotion of quality and accountability approaches across the Asia region. The overarching objective of this partnership is to support and build on the valuable Quality and Accountability capacity-building already undertaken by CWSA. It focuses on increasing local ownership, contextual adaptation and application of Sphere together with other Quality and Accountability initiatives, in particular the Humanitarian Standards Partnership.

The countries falling under this MoU are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, China, Maldives and Vietnam. It is understood that CWSA will maintain and establish privileged relationships with countries in which they have a presence themselves or through ADRRN or ACT Alliance members.

Workplan

Memorandum of Understanding 2021-2023

Workplan might be outdated.

Events & Training

Show past events

Dec

04

Regional Training on Quality, Accountability & Safeguarding, 4-9 Dec 2022, Bangkok

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
December 4, 2022 - December 9, 2022
December 4, 2022 - December 9, 2022
Face-to-Face, Workshop
Bangkok, Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand

Uphold Commitments and Standards on Quality, Accountability to Affected Populations and Safeguarding, covering all forms of misconduct (including Protection from...

Find out more

Aug

09

Using Sphere Standards in Project Cycle Management

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
August 9, 2022 - August 11, 2022
August 9, 2022 - August 11, 2022
Face-to-Face, Training and Learning Events, Workshop
Kabul, Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan

When: August 9-11, 2022 Where: Kabul, Afghanistan Language: English If you wish to participate, please register here The impact humanitarian...

Find out more

Jun

01

Asia Focal Points Quartely Meeting

Private

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA) , CHS Alliance
June 1, 2022 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
June 1, 2022
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Online, Handbook Revision Consultation, Presentation

The CHS Revision process has been officially launched in May and will capture what's well, what needs to be changed,...

Find out more

Feb

03

Upholding Humanitarian Standards: Applying Quality and Accountability Standards through the Project Life, 3 Feb 2022, online, Pakistan

Private

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
February 3, 2022 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
February 3, 2022
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Online, Workshop, What's New? (WiN)

The second session of this Learning Journey on Quality, Accountability and Safeguarding, facilitated by Sylvie Robert, included a panel discussion...

Find out more

Nov

24

Sphere Focal Points Quarterly meeting, 24 November 2021, online, Pakistan

Private

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
24 November 2021 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
24 November 2021
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Online, Network meeting, Presentation

Sphere Focal Points in Asia meeting to discuss new learnings and collaborative opportunities to implement the new Sphere strategy and...

Find out more

Sep

03

First Virtual Sphere Focal Points Asia Meeting, online, Pakistan, 3 September 2021

Private

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
3 September 2021 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
3 September 2021
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Online, Network meeting

An informal consultative meeting hosted by Community World Service Asia was held online amongst the Sphere Country Focal Points in...

Find out more

Dec

02

How to Make Complaint Response Mechanism Participatory and Responsive, 2 Dec 2020

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA) , Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network , International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) , UNOCHA
2 December 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2 December 2020
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online, Workshop
Find out more

Nov

30

Coordination and Representation – Who is making the decisions? Online, 30 Nov 2020

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA) , Alliance for Empowering Partnership
30 November 2020 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
30 November 2020
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Online, Workshop

The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in 2016 brought significant attention to Localization. The Grand Bargain confirmed a commitment from the...

Find out more

Aug

27

Leaving no one behind: Inclusion in COVID-19 responses in South Asia

by Sphere , Sphere Community Bangladesh , Community World Service Asia (CWSA) , Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) , Sphere India
27 August 2020 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
27 August 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Online, Presentation

This webinar will explore how community members in South Asia are leading inclusive responses against COVID-19 while making sure that no one is left behind.

Find out more

Jun

02

Localisation during COVID-19

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
2 June 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2 June 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online,

  When: June 2, 2020 What time: 2:00 PM (Pakistan Standard Time) Where: ZOOM – Link to be shared Language: English How long: 90 minutes...

Find out more

Apr

09

Quality & Accountability standards in COVID-19 response

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
9 April 2020 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
9 April 2020
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
, Presentation

We all are facing difficult times due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The COVID 19 presents unique challenges in relation...

Find out more

Dec

20

Sphere Handbook Launch – Hyderabad, Pakistan

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
20 December 2018 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
20 December 2018
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Hyderabad, Pakistan, Hyderabad, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Dec

18

Sphere Handbook Launch – Islamabad, Pakistan

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
18 December 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
18 December 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Islamabad, Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Dec

14

Sphere Handbook Launch – Peshawar, Pakistan

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
14 December 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
14 December 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Peshawar, Pakistan, Peshawar, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Dec

13

Sphere Handbook Launch – Umerkot, Pakistan (#2)

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
13 December 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
13 December 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Umerkot, Pakistan, Umerkot, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Dec

12

Sphere Handbook Launch – Umerkot, Pakistan (#1)

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
12 December 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
12 December 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Umerkot, Pakistan, Umerkot, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Dec

11

Sphere Handbook Launch – Bangkok, Thailand

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
11 December 2018 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
11 December 2018
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Bangkok, Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
Free

This launch event forms part of the Asia-Pacific Regional NGO Partnerships Week which includes seminars, forums, panel discussions, workshops, AGMs...

Find out more

Nov

19

Sphere Handbook Launch – Kabul, Afghanistan

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA) , Agency Coordinating Body For Afghan Relief (ACBAR)
19 November 2018 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
19 November 2018
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Kabul, Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan
Free

Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief & Development (ACBAR) & Community World Service Asia (CWSA) are hosting a national level...

Find out more

Nov

15

Sphere Handbook Launch – Lahore, Pakistan

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
15 November 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
15 November 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Handbook Launch Event
Lahore, Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Free

A series of launch events to celebrate the publication of the Sphere Handbook 2018 will be organised across Pakistan by Community...

Find out more

Resources

  • Certification system fit for the future
    652.98 KB pdf
    This discussion paper has been developed to assist in exploring different options and contribute to making the humanitarian certification process fit for the future. It sets out some of the challenges from the lessons learned from the existing standard and certification process and suggests options for alternative processes for consideration for the future.
  • Is the Core Humanitarian Standard fit for the future?
    English 1.33 MB pdf 2022
    The Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability(CHS) emerged in 2014 from an extensive consultation process. It contains excellent guidance, further detailed in its 2015 Guidance Notes and Indicators. The CHS is currently under revision. This paper seeks to contribute to that revision.
  • Accountability Towards Affected Communities During COVID-19
    English 3.14 MB pdf 2021