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      LAW Report: Justice and accountability for attacks on aid workers

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, Duty of Care

      Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) is an organisation dedicated to empowering individuals and communities who have suffered human rights violations and abuses to obtain justice and strengthen institutions to deliver justice to them. This new research report from LAW examines the…

      Report 2024 English

      HNPW & GISF | Complete session summaries, resources and recordings 2024

      Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) is the annual event of the Leading Edge Programme (LEP).The largest event of its kind, HNPW provides a unique forum for humanitarian networks and partnerships to meet and address…

      Event recording 2024 English GISF publication

      Chatham House | Enhancing the security of civilians in conflict

      Human Rights, Safety

      The desire to alleviate human suffering in conflict situations often leads to calls to establish arrangements to provide some security for civilians caught up in hostilities and to facilitate humanitarian response efforts. This paper discusses six types of humanitarian arrangements…

      Paper, Article 2024 English

      Insecurity Insight & International Rescue Committee | The impact of violence against health care on the health of children and mothers: A case study in three health zones in Eastern DRC

      Context Analysis, Gender, NGO Security Management, Safety

      This report highlights the severe impacts of attacks on health care facilities documented globally in 2022, with a focus on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where significant violence has disrupted access to medical services. In particular, the provinces of…

      Report 2024 English

      ICVA | NGO Coordination Resource Centre

      Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Training

      The NGO Coordination Resource Centre, is a comprehensive platform designed by ICVA to enhance NGO coordination in humanitarian contexts. This ‘one-stop shop’ connects NGOs with vital resources, guidance, and tools, fostering effective collaboration and linking with other humanitarian mechanisms.

      Other 2024 English

      GOAL | Earthquake Safety & Access Training (Members only content)

      NGO Security Management, Safety, Training, Duty of Care

      GOAL is an international humanitarian response agency established in Ireland over 40 years ago. GOAL works with the most vulnerable communities to help them respond to and recover from humanitarian crises, and to assist them build transcendent solutions to mitigate…

      Training Document 2024 English

      GISF 2024 Spring Forum Notes and Presentations | Washington, D.C. (Members only content)

      Climate, Context Analysis, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety, Access

      Following GISF’s 2024 Spring Forum, which took place on 13 – 14 March in Washington, D.C., we are pleased to announce that the notes and presentations are now available for our members. Thanks to our range of speakers, we explored…

      GISF Forum Notes 2024 English GISF publication