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GISF Webinar | Applying Serious Gaming to Humanitarian Security

In this GISF webinar, Raquel Vazquez Llorente, GISF Research Advisor and Atish Gonsalves, Founder of Mobilize.life discuss the opportunities and challenges of integrating serious gaming technology into NGO security training. The webinar explores how new technologies can be used when training humanitarian staff to respond…

30 Oct 2015 Resource

Working in High Risk Areas: Duties and Regulatory Expectations

This report summarises a one-day workshop, hosted by the Charity Commission in 2015, centred on duties and regulatory expectations when working in high-risk environments. The workshop, convened in partnership with the Muslim Charities Forum, produced an open and wide-ranging discussion…

20 Oct 2015 Resource

Kobani: a city of rubble and unexploded devices

This fact sheet highlights findings from Handicap International’s assessment mission conducted in Kobani last April 2015. This fact sheet reports an appalling illustration of the devastating consequences of the intensive use of explosive weapons in populated areas by all parties in…

12 Jun 2015 Resource

MENA Regional Analysis-Egypt

This document (2015) is part of a multi-country analysis by Other Solutions EU focusing on MENA hotspots. The document highlights the most recent security concerns in Egypt, particularly focusing on Jihadist groups in North Sinai peninsula. The document also assesses the Government’s response to…

1 Jun 2015 Resource

Mapping features of armed groups- Ansar Bait al-Maqdis

This analysis by Other Solutions Consulting (2015) assesses the operational context of the armed group Ansar Bait al-Maqdis, active since 2011 in the Sinai Peninsula. The document provides an overview with regard to structural organization and military capacities of the group, as…

1 Jun 2015 Resource

Mapping features of armed groups-Houthi Rebels

This analysis by Other Solutions Consulting (2015) assesses the operational context of Houti rebels militia active in Yemen, where the group fights for more economic and religious autonomy. The document provides an overview with regard to structural organization and military…

1 Jun 2015 Resource

The psychology of extreme behaviour

This document (2015) features an analysis of the psychology of extreme behaviour by Dr Luc De Keyser. The relativity of ‘extreme’, the absolute ‘extreme’, the ‘true-believer’ syndrome redefined and applying principles to policy are featured in the document.

3 Mar 2015 Resource

Video: SIDA Conference on Humanitarian Action – Panel Discussion

Panel discussion at the SIDA Conference on Humanitarian Action. Discussion with Per Byman (Radiohjälpen), Per Lundberg (Sida), Lisa Reilly (European Interagency Security Forum) and Christopher Bodine (US Navy). September 25-26, 2014 – SIDA Partnership Forum, Härnösand (Sweden)

21 Nov 2014 Resource