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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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Sharing Risk in Partnerships: what have we learnt?

Communications, NGO Security Management, Local Action, Access

GISF researched local NGO's experiences in partnerships and developed a guide that promotes a more equitable approach to managing security risks. Based on this, we organised two webinars at the Humanitarian Network and Partnerships Week (HNPW) and launched a series of eight online workshops bringing together local and international NGOs. The journey has been both enriching and challenging. This blog identifies three valuable lessons we learnt while promoting risk-sharing in partnerships for those seeking to do the same.

2 Jun 2021

Disinformation Wars And Not So Digital Threats

Communications, Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Technology, Wellbeing

Images of the Syrian Civil Defence or as they are more popularly known, the White Helmets, have shaped the debate on the Syrian civil war. …

5 May 2021

GISF Goes Global – one year on

NGO Security Management, Safety, Covid-19

Last week we celebrated one year since the transition of EISF to GISF, and what a year it has been. Some of the most noticeable…

21 Apr 2021

GISF’s 2021 March Forum – a look back

Context Analysis, Human Rights, NGO Security Management, Access

I joined the GISF March forum during my first week working for GISF. It opened my eyes to the many security risks that aid workers…

12 Apr 2021