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إدارة المعلومات المتعلقة بحوادث السلامة والأمن للمنظمات

NGO Security Management, Safety

ستتعلم في هذا الدليل في 15 دقيقة كيف يمكن لمنظمات الإغاثة والتنمية أن تدير معلومات حوادث السلامة والأمن بفعالية. صممت Insecurity Insight هذا الدليلبالتعاون مع Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation لموظفي السلامة والأمن والمديرين المسؤولين عن اتخاذ القرارات التشغيلية. يوفر هذا المورد…

Guidance Material 2020 Arabic

Partnerships and Security Risk Management: from the local partner’s perspective

Localisation, NGO Security Management, Safety, Training, Wellbeing

This research paper complements GISF’s 2012 report Security Management and Capacity Development: International agencies working with local partners. This first analysis brought key insights into partnership dynamics, including strengths and weaknesses from the international NGO (INGO) perspective. The latest research…

Paper 2020 English GISF publication

Compounding Crises, Episode 3: The ever-changing role of the NGO security risk manager

Acceptance, Access, Context Analysis, Localisation, NGO Security Management, Wellbeing

Since its inception, humanitarian security risk management has developed rapidly. In recent years, the profession has evolved from the ‘compounds and barbed wire’ activities it used to be known for, shifting to include staff safeguarding, wellbeing, digital security and more.…

Podcast 2020 English GISF publication

Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers

NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Technology

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact not only the security risks that NGOs face, but also the way risk treatment measures are developed, implemented, and communicated to staff. As we get used to new ways of working with COVID-19, and…

Guidance Material 2020 GISF publication

Gérer la Violence Sexuelle à l’encontre du Personnel Humanitaire : prévention, préparation, réponse et suivi

Gender, Human Rights, Inclusivity, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Training, Wellbeing

Les agences humanitaires ont des obligations de sécurité envers leur personnel, communément désignées par l’expression anglaise « duty of care », au titre desquelles elles se doivent de répondre aux incidents de violence sexuelle visant leurs employés. La violence sexuelle,…

Guides 2020 French GISF publication

Gérer la Sécurité du Personnel Humanitaire aux Profils Diversifiés

Gender, Inclusivity, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety, Wellbeing

La sécurité personnelle des travailleurs et travailleuses humanitaires dépend à la fois du lieu où ils se trouvent, de leur identité, de leur rôle et de l’organisation pour laquelle ils travaillent. Les organisations humanitaires ont des obligations de sécurité à…

Paper 2020 French GISF publication

Compounding Crises, Episode 2: Digital Security in the Humanitarian Space

Acceptance, Communications, Equipment, Gender, Human Rights, Inclusivity, Localisation, NGO Security Management, Technology, Training

For some, the digitisation of the humanitarian sphere is a crisis. For others, it’s a door to a world of unforeseen opportunities. Whatever way you look at it, digitisation has the potential to present real risks to NGOs and their…

Podcast 2020 English GISF publication

GISF Webinar, Acceptance: past, present and future

Acceptance, NGO Security Management

This GISF webinar, which took place on Thursday 23rd July, looked back at the framing of acceptance as a security management approach, how acceptance is used today and opportunities for the future. Speakers: Dr Larissa Fast of the University of…

Webinar 2020 English GISF publication

Covid-19 and localisation: an opportunity for equitable risk-sharing

Localisation, NGO Security Management

Read the original article for the Humanitarian Practice Network Covid-19 is an opportunity for change.  Flaws in the way risks are managed between local and international partners have been exposed by the current crisis. Building on lessons learned from the…

Article 2020 English