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Regional Partner

Community World Service Asia (Sphere Regional Partner)

Shama Mall
Shama Mall Deputy Head hi2shama@cyber.net.pk

Description

Community World Service Asia (CWSA) is a humanitarian and development organization, registered in Pakistan, head-quartered in Karachi and implementing initiatives throughout Asia.

Community World Service Asia is the Sphere Country Focal Point in Pakistan and Sphere’s Regional Partner in Asia. CWSA has been committed to promoting Sphere Standards in Asia region since 2005. It has supported Sphere in building a community of practice in the region including strengthening/developing the Country Focal Point system through trainings, TOTs, technical support, deployments, publications, translations of the Sphere handbook, lesson learning and consultations on the revision processes. As Sphere’s Regional Partner in Asia, CWSA’s continues to support increasing local ownership, contextual adaptation and application of Sphere together with other Q&A initiatives such as the CHS and the Humanitarian Standards Partnership in emergencies.

As a national non-governmental organization, we continue to partner with local communities, a host of national, local and international NGOs, besides a growing number of governments departments including NDMA, multilateral organizations, international professional networks and academic institutions. We hold a unique role in the region and our role in promoting Q&A, Q&A capacity enhancement and Q&A advocacy is evolving with the changing humanitarian landscape. We continuously promote Q&A standards including Sphere and CHS within our own work, with partners including I/NGOs, Academia, Government bodies and also with the Regional Networks.

Workplan

Sphere workplan 2020-2021

Workplan might be outdated.

Events & Training

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

There are no resources.

Community World Service Asia (Sphere Regional Partner)

Shama Mall
Shama Mall Deputy Head hi2shama@cyber.net.pk

Description

Community World Service Asia (CWSA) is a humanitarian and development organization, registered in Pakistan, head-quartered in Karachi and implementing initiatives throughout Asia.

Community World Service Asia is the Sphere Country Focal Point in Pakistan and Sphere’s Regional Partner in Asia. CWSA has been committed to promoting Sphere Standards in Asia region since 2005. It has supported Sphere in building a community of practice in the region including strengthening/developing the Country Focal Point system through trainings, TOTs, technical support, deployments, publications, translations of the Sphere handbook, lesson learning and consultations on the revision processes. As Sphere’s Regional Partner in Asia, CWSA’s continues to support increasing local ownership, contextual adaptation and application of Sphere together with other Q&A initiatives such as the CHS and the Humanitarian Standards Partnership in emergencies.

As a national non-governmental organization, we continue to partner with local communities, a host of national, local and international NGOs, besides a growing number of governments departments including NDMA, multilateral organizations, international professional networks and academic institutions. We hold a unique role in the region and our role in promoting Q&A, Q&A capacity enhancement and Q&A advocacy is evolving with the changing humanitarian landscape. We continuously promote Q&A standards including Sphere and CHS within our own work, with partners including I/NGOs, Academia, Government bodies and also with the Regional Networks.

Workplan

Sphere workplan 2020-2021

Workplan might be outdated.

Events & Training

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

There are no resources.