The UK Overseas Business Risk Joint Advisory Group is seeking feedback on their OBR country and thematic pages and the Political and Economic updates section of their website. UK-based NGOs are encouraged to participate - read on for further information!
Have you listened to our webinar on communications technology, security risk management and humanitarian delivery?
GISF teamed up with DisasterReady.org to host a webinar entitled ‘Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities for Security Risk Management’. The webinar launches GISF’s new paper of the same title, and features engaging discussion on opportunities and challenges of communications technology in humanitarian delivery from Imogen Wall (the paper’s co-editor) and Rory Byrne (Founder and CEO of Security First).
Read the latest GISF event report: Tackling Humanitarian Crises in Time: Lessons from the West Africa Ebola Responses. Key points and issues pertinent to security risk management from the address given by Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House on the 11th December 2014.
Anis Chouchane has written a second blog for GISF, addressing the question of new technologies and data protection: are humanitarian organisations ready to face security threats of the 21st century?
Take a look at the November research update to find out more! Read about the The Aid Security Monthly News Brief and the Communications Technology Knowledge Hub, as well as the Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities for Security Risk Management paper which has recently been released.
GISF and DisasterReady.org Webinar: Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities for Security Risk Management
GISF and DisasterReady.org are teaming up for an upcoming Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities for Security Risk Management Webinar. Tuesday December 9th at 15:00 GMT.
GISF Webinar | The Impact of Counter-terrorism Legislation on Humanitarian Operations and Security Risk Management
Counter-terrorism measures introduced by governments and international regimes post-2001 have had a significant impact on NGO operations and security risk management. In this GISF webcast, Naz Modirzadeh, (Senior Fellow, HLS-Brookings Project on Law and Security, Counter-terrorism and Humanitarian Engagement project at Harvard Law School), addresses the practical implications of counter-terrorism measures on security risk management.
GISF's Executive Coordinator, Lisa Reilly, will participate in the ATHA podcast Humanitarians Under Attack: Delivering Aid in Insecure Settings on Thursday 20th November, 3pm GMT. Click here to register for this interesting event, which also features expert commentators Phil Candy (RedR), Adele Harmer (Humanitarian Outcomes), Sean Healy (MSF UK), AND Pascal Porchet (ICRC).
GISF's first guest writer, Anis Chouchane, examines the impact of social media on security risk management.