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With regular contributions from the GISF Secretariat and guest experts, the GISF Blog explores a range of topical, contextual and theoretical developments affecting the practice of humanitarian SRM.

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Key Learnings from the 2019 GISF Forum in Eschborn

Acceptance, Context Analysis, Gender, Human Rights, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

This GISF blog by Research Trainee Aisling Sweeney offers an insight into some of the key discussions from the March 2019 GISF Members Forum in Germany.

17 Apr 2019

The Question of Access in Yemen

Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

This blog by GISF Trainee Aisling Sweeney explores some of the barriers to access that humanitarian organisations face in Yemen, as well as possible responses to these challenges.

26 Feb 2019

Venezuela: An Overview

Context Analysis, NGO Security Management

This op-ed by Harry Chenevix-Trench gives an overview of the current situation in Venezuela.

10 Jan 2019

Developing Strategic Leadership for Humanitarian Security

NGO Security Management

In this blog Lisa Reilly, GISF Executive Director, shares her experience of attending the Strategic Leadership for Humanitarian Security: Business Management Skills for Humanitarian NGO Security professionals course at the IE Business School in Madrid.

28 Nov 2018

Seven aspects to consider when entering a new NGO partnership

Legal Obligations, Policy Guidance

In this blog, Eva Nolle highlights seven key aspects for an INGO to consider with regards to partnerships with an international or local NGO. It is also relevant for other partnerships between local NGOs and organisations engaging contracted services.

5 Sep 2018

Going Local, Going Safely

NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

In this blog, Adelicia Fairbanks reflects on a recent event at the ICRC Humanitarium which brought panellists from around the world together to discuss the security challenges posed by the global push towards the localisation of humanitarian action.

8 Aug 2018