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      Behind the Scenes of Humanitarian Action | GISF Webinar Recording

      Inclusivity, NGO Security Management, Duty of Care

        Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 2:00pm-3:30pm BST / 9:00am-10:30 EST. In a world that is seeing increasing attacks against aid workers it is essential to understand the role that security risk management plays in enabling safe operations and why it should…

      Webinar, Event recording 2022 English GISF publication

      Humanitarian Resistance: its ethical and operational importance

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues

      This paper by Hugo Slim explores how resistance humanitarianism can contribute to efforts to tackle humanitarian crises. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the return of military dictatorship in Myanmar have reminded the world of the importance of humanitarian resistance. In…

      Academic Resource 2022 English

      South Asia: outlook for civil unrest in 2023

      Context Analysis

      Dragonfly has released its 2023 outlook for civil unrest in South Asia, examining potential triggers and impacts for those operating in the region. You can find the report here.

      Guidance Material 2022 English

      New Call for Tenders: digital risk assessment product

      NGO Security Management, Technology

      Apply today to develop our new digital risk assessment guide and tool and help those keeping humanitarians safe understand the implications of digital risks! GISF is looking for a consultant with knowledge of the intersection between digital and security issues…

      2022 English GISF publication

      GISF Compounding Crises Podcast Series

      Climate, Access, Communications, Wellbeing, Context Analysis, Covid-19, Equipment, Duty of Care, Gender, Partnerships, Human Rights, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Inclusivity, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Private Security Providers, Safety, Technology, Acceptance, Training, Civil-Military, Local Action

      GISF’s Compounding Crises podcast series unpacks just some of the issues impacting humanitarian SRM (from COVID-19 and beyond) and offers insights from security professionals. Conversations explore the interlinked risks that face the sector, including: partnerships in crisis, digital security in the…

      Podcast 2022 English GISF publication

      GISF Newsletter: 15 November 2022

      Wellbeing

      This newsletter includes information about our new theme on safeguarding, the latest SRM blog, and other resources. Download our latest newsletter to the left. You can sign up for our newsletter here.

      Other 2022 English GISF publication

      Five international NGOs launch fresh bid to tackle power imbalances in aid

      NGO Security Management, Partnerships

      The New Humanitarian has released an article on the Pledge for Change, the most recent pledge made in the humanitarian sector, hoping to increase equity. The pledge is the most recent step in the humanitarian sector’s drive towards localisation. You…

      Article 2022 English

      A Life After Captivity

      NGO Security Management, Wellbeing

      A life after captivity: a reintegration guide for returned hostages will answer questions that former hostages and wrongful detainees face upon returning home, including advice for maintaining mental and physical health, rebuilding a new life with family and friends, and…

      Guidance Material 2022 English