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RIZWAN IQBAL

ACT Alliance
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Languages

English, Hindi/Urdu

Based in

Jordan

RIZWAN IQBAL

ACT Alliance
Contact Us

Languages

English, Hindi/Urdu

Based in

Jordan
Expertise
  • Project cycle management
  • Early recovery
  • Cash and vouchers
  • Project proposals
  • Older people
  • Disaster risk reduction (DRR)
  • Adult learning
  • Humanitarian Charter
Types of training
  • Training content development
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Sphere technical training
  • Sphere presentations
  • Field-based training
Audiences
  • Government
  • Humanitarian workers
  • Mixed audience
  • Students

About RIZWAN IQBAL

Rizwan is a highly motivated, committed and detail-oriented professional with over fourteen years of experience while working with non-government organizations globally. He specializes in capacity enhancement of organizations on Quality and Accountability (Q&A) standards; and provision of technical advise for assuring the elements of quality programming. He also supported the academic institutions for including humanitarian quality standards in the curriculum of social work & development studies.

Rizwan is a certified trainer for Sphere Minimum Standards, Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS), Complaints Mechanism & Minimum Economic Recovery Standards (MERS). He led dozens of workshops for organizations across Asia, Africa & Middle-East on using Sphere Standards in programme cycle, CHS, Child Protection Minimum Standards, Complaints Response Mechanism etc. He made his contributions to the revisions of the humanitarian standards and remain engaged in monitoring and evaluating operational quality by using the quality frameworks, standards, guidelines & tools. Rizwan worked with a variety of cultures in over 33 countries around the globe. In the past he led Asia regional-level portfolio of Community World Service Asia on Quality & Accountability where he also completed his mission to Nepal after earthquake in 2015; and a six-month deployment in the Philippines as Quality & Accountability Advisor after typhoon Haiyan in 2013, he provided support to design, train, monitor and complete (with an exit plan) a Quality and Accountability (Q&A) mission.

Since 2019, Rizwan is working on a Global Quality & Accountability position with ACT Alliance to support 135 members present in 120 countries. Earlier, he was based in Thailand for three-years & now working from Jordan since November 2021.

Events & Training

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Feb

07

Sphere Session during IDHA 57, Jordan, 7 February 2024

by Insitute of International Humanitarian Affairs
February 7, 2024 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
February 7, 2024
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Face-to-Face, Workshop
Amman, Jordan, Amman, Jordan

The International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance (IDHA), the flagship program of the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs, equips mid-career professionals...

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Dec

04

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

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
4 December 2022 - 9 December 2022
4 December 2022 - 9 December 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...

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Aug

09

Using Sphere Standards in Project Cycle Management

by Community World Service Asia (CWSA)
9 August 2022 - 11 August 2022
9 August 2022 - 11 August 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...

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Resources

  • Unlocking the Power of Sphere Standards: A Comprehensive Introduction for Practitioners
    English 7.96 MB pptx 2024
    Discovering Sphere Standards: A Dynamic PowerPoint Presentation for IDHA Graduates These engaging PowerPoint slides were thoroughly crafted and presented to the Graduates of the International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance (IDHA), aiming to introduce them to the Sphere Standards and their practical application. The presentation includes a concise overview of the history and significance of Sphere, supplemented by a link to an introductory video for deeper understanding. Furthermore, participants are guided through the structure of the standards, empowering them with actionable insights. To reinforce learning, a short hands-on exercise prompts participants to design a hygiene kit, fostering practical application of the concepts discussed. Feedback from participants underscores the session's effectiveness in unlocking the potential of Sphere Standards for humanitarian practitioners.