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.
On World Humanitarian Day 2018, GISF's Executive Director, Lisa Reilly, considers how NGOs can build a more inclusive security risk management culture.
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.
In this blog, Fiona Dunkley discusses her RESPECT resilience toolkit, created to support security managers and aid workers in building personal resilience.
In this op-ed, Cosima Cloquet considers the security and access challenges faced by humanitarian actors trying to respond to needs in the Democratic Republic of Congo in light of insecurity, poor governance, and the upcoming elections.
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.
In this op-ed, Megan Nobert and Christine Williamson discuss duty of care and how it relates to the sexual exploitation and abuse of beneficiaries and sexual violence against aid workers.
It is widely acknowledged in the humanitarian and development sectors that local and national staff are often exposed to higher levels of risk than their international colleagues. In this blog, Kelsey Hoppe explores the need for NGOs to increase investment in security training for local and national staff and suggests why this can pose challenges.
Over the last few years, GISF has endeavoured to deepen the sector’s understanding of the effects of counter-terrorism legislation, including bank de-risking, on the security of aid operations and aid staff. In this blog, Adelicia Fairbanks, GISF's Research Advisor, takes a closer look at Yemen and the implications of de-risking on local aid actors.