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Thriving in Turmoil: How Do We Navigate Dilemmas in High-Risk Environments?   | GISF at HNPW

Thriving in Turmoil: How Do We Navigate Dilemmas in High-Risk Environments?   | GISF at HNPW table
Date7 May 2024
Time11:00 am 12:30 pm CEST |5:00 am6:30 am EDT
Address International Conference Centre (CICG) in Geneva and Virtual
Type In-person
Booking URLhttps://vosocc.unocha.org/Report.aspx?page=o0t9pExuBwObtDGIoSxxxplusmLRaL8kxxxplusD1Nio0pwU0HjZmAHl4ynubOe8EAxxxequalxxxequal
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Summary

Humanitarians operate in challenging contexts filled with uncertainty and security risks to deliver life-saving assistance. In high-risk environments where armed conflict, terrorism, civil unrest, and criminality may prevail, financial, human, and logistical resources are crucial to security risk management which aims to help operations achieve acceptable levels of risk.  

The financial constraints and scarcity in other resources make it more crucial than ever to identify and manage resources for security wisely, and mainstream security within all aspects of our operations and planning. The dilemma between resources and security risk management can impact the operation greatly. This in-person session will address challenges faced in high-risk environments and explore best practices that have positively impacted operational outcomes. 

Room

Salle 9

Speakers

  • UNHCR Chief of Security Operations Section, Rob McDonald
  • STONE Security Engineering CEO, Holly Stone
  • UNICEF Principal Security Coordinator, Paul Farrell
  • UNRWA Director of Department of Security Risk Management, Brian Baker
  • UNDSS Deputy Director, Division of Field Operations, Florence Poussin
  • Care International Director of Development & Capacity Building, John ODonoghue
  • Mercy Corps Senior Director of Crisis Analysis, Jim Arbogast

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