Sphere is a non-profit association legally established in Geneva. The current legal entity is the successor of the Sphere Project, founded in 1997 as a time-bound initiative of multiple humanitarian agencies. Read the Sphere statutes and bylaws.
The General Assembly is Sphere’s highest decision-making body. It is composed of all Sphere members. The Assembly meets at least once per year.
Sphere’s Executive Committee oversees the organisation’s day-to-day activities. The Committee members are elected by the General Assembly; they include Sphere members and representatives of partner standard initiatives. The Committee meets at least twice per year.