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February 2020

Feb

26

Persons with disabilities in humanitarian response: New guidelines for more inclusive humanitarian action, Online, Feb 2020

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP)
26 February 2020 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
26 February 2020
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at phap.org/26feb2020 The IASC recently endorsed guidelines for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian…

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March 2020

Mar

18

ICVA’s Virtual Annual Conference 2020: Protecting principled humanitarian action: an honest conversation on risk

by International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) , Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP)
18 March 2020 8:00 AM - 5:45 PM
18 March 2020
8:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at https://phap.org/ICVA2020 At ICVA’s 2019 Annual Conference “Translating Commitment to Action” ICVA members and partners highlighted…

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Mar

26

Participation in Practice and the Grand Bargain: Examples of inclusive action for a “Participation Revolution”

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP)
26 March 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
26 March 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at phap.org/26mar2020 Through the Grand Bargain, humanitarian organizations and donors have committed to change the way…

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April 2020

Apr

02

Operationalizing standards: Sphere and the COVID-19 response in camp settings

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster
2 April 2020 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
2 April 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Online, Training and Learning Events, Presentation
Free

Basic info Time and date: Thursday, 2 April 2020, 11:00 – 13:00 CEST (Geneva) Length: 120 minutes Purpose: Introduction to…

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Apr

02

Operationalizing standards: Sphere and the COVID-19 response in camp settings

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster
2 April 2020 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
2 April 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Online, Training and Learning Events, Presentation

Read more and register at phap.org/2apr2020 As the novel coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, continues to spread globally, the risk it…

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Apr

02

Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) for health outcomes

by Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP)
2 April 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2 April 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online, Presentation

The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is co-hosting this with the Global Health Cluster, CARE, IRC and KIT. It will address…

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Apr

02

Webinar: Child Protection and Covid-19 (Refugee Edition)

by The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
2 April 2020 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
2 April 2020
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Children in refugee contexts are at heightened risks of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. In…

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Apr

07

Community engagement vs. the Coronavirus

by Sphere , Arbeiter Samariter-Bund (ASB)
7 April 2020 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7 April 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Online, Workshop, Presentation
Free

    The webinar presentations are available at bit.ly/CE-covid-presentations. Here are some links that were shared/requested in the conference chatroom: Sphere's…

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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…

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Apr

16

Accountability, Ethics and COVID-19

by CHS Alliance , Groupe URD , Sphere
16 April 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
16 April 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online, Presentation

The whole world is facing a humanitarian emergency, the COVID-19 pandemic. As the humanitarian sector tries to increase people power…

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Apr

22

Webinar: MERS Guidance in Response to COVID19

by The SEEP Network
22 April 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
22 April 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Online, Presentation

Join us for a discussion of how the Minimum Economic Recovery Standards can be applied to your organization's COVID-19 response.…

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Apr

22

Access and Humanitarian Protection: Lessons from restricted operational contexts and their application to the COVID-19 operational environment

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) , Global Protection Cluster (GPC)
22 April 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
22 April 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at phap.org/22apr2020 Humanitarian protection is often the most needed in the very conflict zones where access…

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May 2020

May

26

Sphere global focal points meeting (private)

by Sphere
26 May 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
26 May 2020
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online,

This event will take place online. This event is reserved to Sphere focal points. For further information, contact network@spherestandards.org.

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May

28

Sphere General Assembly – online meeting (members only)

by Sphere
28 May 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
28 May 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online, Governance Meeting

This event will take place online. This event is reserved to Sphere members only.For further information, contact membership@spherestandards.org.

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May

28

Reunión de Puntos Focales de Esfera (private, Spanish-language meeting)

by ADRA Argentina (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) , Red Esfera Bolivia (Sphere Network Bolivia) , Red Esfera Perú (Sphere Network Peru) , Grupo Esfera El Salvador
28 May 2020 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
28 May 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Online,

🇪🇸 Esta reunión privada es dirigida a puntos focales y capacitadores de Esfera con sede en América Latina y el Caribe.…

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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…

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Jun

15

Sphere and CHS Orientation Training – online – Jun to Aug 2020

Private

by Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) , Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
15 June 2020 - 7 August 2020
15 June 2020 - 7 August 2020
Online,

Effectiveness of any humanitarian response depends on its quality of services and accountability of action. Sphere, a movement that started…

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July 2020

Jul

08

Reunión de puntos focales de América Latina y Caribe

by Sphere
8 July 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8 July 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Presentation

8 de julio 2020 10:00 Guatemala  |  11:00 Colombia   |  12:00 Bolivia   |  13:00 Argentina    -------------- ¡Regístrese ahora! Luego…

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Jul

24

Sphere and Sectoral Response Programming Using Sphere During the COVID 19 Pandemic, Online, Jul 2020

Private

by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
24 July 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
24 July 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Online, Course

This webinar session is one of a series of 20 topics for UNHCR staff in Peru who are working to…

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Jul

30

Inclusive COVID-19 Responses of Cities in the Americas, online, 30 Jul 2020

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) , Mayors Migration Council (MMC)
30 July 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
30 July 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at phap.org/30jul2020 During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all vulnerable, but those marginalized, including refugees and…

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September 2020

Sep

08

Balancing risk appetite and risk tolerance in humanitarian operations, Online, Sep 2020

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP)
8 September 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
8 September 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Understanding and appropriately applying the concepts of risk tolerance and risk appetite is crucial for humanitarian organizations to ensure that…

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Sep

09

Managing camps in diverse contexts: Clinic on coordination and implementation challenges, Online, Sep 2020

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster
9 September 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
9 September 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at https://phap.org/9sep2020. Many humanitarian emergencies result in large-scale displacement, whether short-term or over many years. Although…

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Sep

15

Make or break: The implications of COVID-19 for crisis financing, Online, 15 Sep

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
15 September 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
15 September 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at phap.org/15sep2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated challenges for humanitarian work across the globe, including for…

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Sep

17

Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the COVID-19 Response: Applying the IASC Guidelines, Online, Sep 2020

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) , Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)
17 September 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
17 September 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at phap.org/17sep2020 While the COVID-19 pandemic is seriously affecting the health, livelihoods, and overall wellbeing of…

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October 2020

Oct

22

The impact of bank de-risking on humanitarian action, Online, 22 Oct 2020

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA)
22 October 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
22 October 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at https://phap.org/22oct2020 Over the last few years the issue of “bank de-risking” has increasingly impacted the…

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November 2020

Nov

17

The State of Humanitarian Professions 2020, Online, 17 Nov 2020

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , Bioforce Institute
17 November 2020 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
17 November 2020
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at https://phap.org/SOHP2020 The capacities of those delivering response to humanitarian crises determine the quality of aid,…

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Nov

20

Creating inclusive cities in South Africa amidst COVID-19, Online, 20 Nov 2020

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) , UCLG Africa
20 November 2020 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
20 November 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at https://phap.org/20nov2020 The UN Secretary General’s Policy Brief on COVID-19 in an Urban World reckons that…

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Nov

30

The State of Protection in the COVID-19 Era, Online, Nov 2020

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) , Global Protection Cluster (GPC) , Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
30 November 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
30 November 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at https://phap.org/30Nov2020 In the margins of the public health and economic crises with which the world…

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December 2020

Dec

03

“Organizational culture matters”: Leadership, staff well-being, and living our values, 3 Dec 2020

by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , CHS Alliance , International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA)
3 December 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
3 December 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at https://phap.org/3dec2020 For a long time, humanitarian organizations have faced situations reminding us that how we…

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Dec

10

The critical role of ethics in forced migration research: Refugee participation, Do No Harm, and the IASFM Code of Ethics, 10 Dec 2020

by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) , Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) , International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM)
10 December 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
10 December 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Online, Presentation

Read more and register at https://phap.org/10dec2020 Research on forced migration provides critical input into the processes that help shape policy…

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