About the Middle Eastern Center for Humanitarian Advancement (MECHA)
The Middle Eastern Center for Humanitarian Advancement was created in joint partnership between the Global Health Institute at the American University of Beirut and the Humanitarian Leadership Academy for the delivery of humanitarian tools and programs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
MECHA delivers contextualized humanitarian tools and programs for the MENA region, with a focus on quality learning, services and innovation, as well as recognition and certification.
Middle East Kaya Courses
This e-learning course aims to strengthen the effective use of the Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response.
This e-learning course provides a snapshot of the benefits and application of the Sphere Handbook and how to integrate Sphere into your organisation.
The Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (the CHS) tells organisations and individuals how to ensure they deliver quality, effective and accountable humanitarian responses.
“This joint workshop will comprise the necessary groundwork for enhancing the skills and knowledge of organisations and individuals working in humanitarian response. The Global Health Institute, in coordination with other health units at the American University of Beirut and the region, is looking forward to working with the Academy to support that goal.”
Dr. Shadi Saleh, Associate Vice President for Health Affairs at the American University of Beirut and Founding Director of the Global Health Institute
“This partnership with the Humanitarian Leadership Academy provides an invaluable opportunity for both organisations to provide Training of Trainers for humanitarians in order to strengthen their capacities in Arabic.”
HE. Mr. Al Mufleh – Secretary General of Jordan Hashemite Charity Organisation