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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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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

Key learnings from the 2018 GISF Forum in Utrecht

NGO Security Management

In this blog, Andrew Eckert highlights some of the key learnings from three sessions at the March 2018 GISF Forum: the Rohingya refugee crisis and its implications for humanitarian security, tackling fraud and corruption in NGOs and preparing staff for mission deployments.

16 May 2018