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16 October 2018
Humanitarians operate in a constantly changing environment. New emergencies, technological evolutions, and changing political landscapes constantly pose new challenges and prompt new approaches for humanitarian action. In many parts of the world, respect for humanitarian principles is eroding and so too is the NGOs’ space to operate.  The humanitarian community struggles to keep up with the multiple reforms, initiatives and...
13 September 2018
On 11 September, ICVA and PHAP organized the fifth and final session in the learning stream on the humanitarian-development-peace nexus. After having explored how the three main types of actors in this nexus view the current processes and discussions, this event focused on how donors are approaching the issue. How would they like to see the relationship between these actors in the different phases of the programming cycle? How do they view the...
3 September 2018
On 11 September, ICVA and PHAP will organize the fifth and final session in the learning stream on the humanitarian-development-peace nexus. After having explored how the three main types of actors in this nexus view the current processes and discussions, join us for a discussion on how donors are approaching the issue. The event will feature Barbara Lecq from the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Hugh Macleman from the OECD,...
24 August 2018
On 22 August, PHAP organized an online event to discuss the All In Diary, a much-used resource in the sector, which for the past 12 years has been providing humanitarian practitioners with essential, up-to-date, and succinct guidance in a convenient format. This event featured Linda Richardson and Gill Price, co-founders of All In Diary, as well as two users of All In Diary who shared their experiences on using the diary in their work: Tina...
24 August 2018
With the continued interest and input in the current revision process of the Child Protection Minimum Standards (CPMS) by practitioners engaged in child protection, the deadline of the on-going consultation process of the revised CPMS draft has been extended to Friday, 31 August. PHAP is supporting the revision process and gathering feedback on the new draft from practitioners across the sector. To provide your feedback, follow the three steps...
20 August 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. Following a revision process carried out on a voluntary basis by practitioners from across the sector over the past year, the sixth edition of the AID is now available. Join us for an event on 22 August to learn more about this practical resource from its co-...
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...

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