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HNPW | A Person-Centred Approach to Security Risk Management | Resources

Humanitarian/development organisations have a duty of care to take all reasonable measures to protect their staff from foreseeable risks, including those that emerge due a staff member’s personal profile. Part of organisations’ duty of care obligations is to ensure that…

28 Apr 2021 Resource

Securing aid worker safety through effective budgeting

Over the summer of 2019, the European Interagency Security Forum (EISF) has been lobbying aid and donor organisations around the world. Aimed at improving the budgeting processes for aid worker safety and security, the ‘At What Cost?’ movement gained traction…

5 Nov 2019 Resource

Management of Women Expatriates in International Humanitarian Organizations

This paper investigates the difference between human resource management in the context of multinational corporations and international humanitarian organisations. It seeks to identify strategies for INGOs to implement in order to prepare and protect female international staff conducting fieldwork.

5 Feb 2018 Resource

States and Sovereignty in the Middle East: Myths and Realities

This article by Louise Fawcett (2017) evaluates recent events against evolving patterns and conceptions of statehood and sovereignty over time. It argues that understanding the contemporary region requires stepping back from the present and taking a long view of the…

15 Sep 2017 Resource