RedR, in partnership with Insecurity Insight and GISF, is providing free tailored coaching to organisations needing support to develop and implement robust incident reporting procedures.
Event in London open to all on 14th of June to discuss the Humanitarian Security Incident Information Management project.
In this op-ed, Gonzalo de Palacios discusses the pros and cons of security levels versus scenario planning.
The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition announces the publication of 'Impunity Must End', its fourth annual report on attacks on health around the world.
In this blog, Alex Marriage briefly outlines the security risks that aid workers can and have faced due to counter-terrorist financing (CTF) measures and goes on to describe the international mechanism through which CTF measures are developed and evaluated. Alex goes on to outline the recent changes to CTF recommendations and what this might mean for humanitarian NGOs.
People management has a direct impact on security risk management. This module, developed by Christine Williamson, takes a closer look at the employee cycle and identifies the practices in people management which carry an obligation or risk. This module demonstrates that the best solution for good people management integrates security risk management with all stages of the employee cycle.
In an effort to support NGOs with limited resources, GISF is developing a guide, authored by Shaun Bickley, that aims to demystify security risk management. In this article for PEAR Magazine, GISF explores in more depth two elements of the security risk management framework, which will be discussed in more depth in GISF's upcoming guide: Security Risk Management: A basic guide for smaller NGOs.
What questions should your NGO consider before taking out crisis management insurance?
Zimbabwe is facing an imminent crisis that will require an international humanitarian response in the near to medium-term future, with appropriate security measures for humanitarian workers. Former GISF Coordinator, Nick Hanson-James, takes a closer look at the Zimbabwean context and issues NGOs should aim to be aware of and prepared for given the current climate in the country.
Deber de Cuidado: Marco jurídico y principales herramientas (Duty of Care in Spain: Legal framework and main tools)
A report on duty of care in Spain has recently been developed and reviews how duty of care should be approached by Spanish entities that have staff working abroad. The document analyses how Spanish national labour laws should be applied, taking into account the sector’s good practices. This report is in Spanish.