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2 August 2018
On 19 July, PHAP and ICVA organized an online event exploring how peace actors see their role in the “humanitarian-development-peace nexus” – including both what humanitarian and development actors can learn from peacebuilding and how peacebuilding efforts can better work towards shared outcomes with other actors in the nexus. This fourth session of the learning stream on the "nexus" featured Scott Weber of...
1 August 2018
We are happy to announce that PHAP has been shortlisted as a finalist in the upcoming Association Excellence Awards 2018 in the “Best Certification Programme” category. These annual awards recognize the hard-won achievements, best practice, and excellence of professional membership organisations and associations.  The “Best Certification Program” category recognises an association conceived Certification Programme...
18 July 2018
On 19 June, PHAP organized an online session together with the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action on the Child Protection Minimum Standards (CPMS) and how they are being used in practice. This was an opportunity to learn more about the standards and how practitioners are using them, what is changing in the revision, and what the next steps are for contributing to the consultations. This event featured Minja Peuschel and...
3 July 2018
PHAP is currently in the process of developing a complementary face-to-face PHAP Credentialing Program certification assessment option for those who do not have a sufficiently reliable internet connection or otherwise prefer not to use their own computer for the assessment. Having commenced the first delivery of the in-person assessments in Nairobi last month, we will be providing another opportunity to sit for the invigilated/proctored...
27 June 2018
We are happy to announce the launch today of a partnership with DisasterReady to help users of the platform prepare for PHAP Credentialing Program certifications. As part of this partnership, DisasterReady is creating learning portals for each of the competency-based certifications, which allow for creating personalized learning plans based on the PHAP Diagnostic Tests and DisasterReady's self assessments. The first portal to be launched is...
26 June 2018
The PHAP Credentialing Program offers independent and robust certifications in key competency areas for humanitarian practice. Since the launch of the program in 2017, assessments have been delivered via a remotely proctored/invigilated system, allowing candidates to use their own computer and webcam to sit for the assessment instantly from anywhere in the world. In order to further improve the reach of the program, PHAP is currently in the...
25 June 2018
On 8 June, PHAP and ICVA organized an online event exploring the various UN reforms that are currently being rolled out in relation to the humanitarian-development-peace nexus – including the repositioning of the UN development system to deliver on the 2030 Agenda, the restructuring of the UN peace and security pillar, and the shifting of the management paradigm in the UN. This third session of the learning stream on the "nexus...
24 June 2018
For the past 12 years, the All In Diary has been providing humanitarian practitioners with essential, up-to-date, and succinct guidance for humanitarian workers in a convenient format. As you have probably seen, the sixth edition was recently published, following a revision process carried out on a voluntary basis by practitioners from across the sector. We are honored to announce that, following publication of this new edition, the management...
30 May 2018
On 24 May, ICVA and PHAP organized the second session of the learning stream on the humanitarian-development-peace nexus, which explored the role of the World Bank when working in conflict situations and fragile contexts, and how their approach has changed since the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016. The event featured presentations  from Xavier Devictor and Hannah George on the World Bank's approach in such contexts. Moreover, Lauren...
30 April 2018
On 12 April, ICVA and PHAP organized the first online session of their new learning stream on the humanitarian-development-peace nexus, with more than 300 live participants engaging in a discussion with guest experts Nina Nepesova (World Vision International), Priya Gajraj (UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Senegal), and Velina Stoianova (Médecins Sans Frontières). The event, titled The "nexus"...

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