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      GISF Podcast | Inclusive Security E3: Inclusive security at the UN

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

      This is the third episode of GISF’s new Inclusive Security Podcast Series. This episode focuses on inclusive security at the UN featuring guest speaker Catherine Plumridge from the UN Department of Safety & Security (UNDSS). About the series: The Inclusive…

      Podcast 2022 English GISF publication

      Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers – Module A4: Digital Security

      Communications, Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Private Security Providers, Safety, Training, Covid-19

      Module A4: ‘Digital Security’ is in Section (A) ‘Policy and Planning’ of our three part series ‘Keeping up with COVID-19: Essential guidance for NGO security risk management’. As we move further into the 21st Century, life becomes increasingly complex and…

      Guidance Material 2022 English GISF publication

      GISF COVID-19 Webinar | Recording

      Acceptance, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Covid-19

      GISF’s COVID-19 webinar featured insights from our upcoming Keeping up with COVID 19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers modules: Working with partners and the localisation agenda; Acceptance and the changing security environment; and Digital Security. There was also…

      Webinar, Event recording 2021 English GISF publication

      Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers – Module A3: Working with partners and the localisation agenda

      Communications, Context Analysis, Inclusivity, Policy Guidance, Training, Local Action, Covid-19

      Module A3: ‘Working with partners and the localisation agenda’ is in Section (A) ‘Policy and Planning’ of our three part series ‘Keeping up with COVID-19: Essential guidance for NGO security risk management’. The COVID-19 pandemic has – by necessity –…

      Guidance Material 2021 English GISF publication

      Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers – Module B8: Acceptance and the changing security environment

      Acceptance, Communications, Context Analysis, Policy Guidance, Safety, Training, Covid-19

      Module B8: ‘Acceptance and the changing security environment’ is in Section (B) ‘Operational Security’ of our three part series ‘Keeping up with COVID-19: Essential guidance for NGO security risk management’. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the security environment in which…

      Guidance Material 2021 English GISF publication

      Private security contracting in the humanitarian sector: time to take responsibility

      Private Security Providers

      Over the last decade, many have witnessed the increasing presence of private security providers (PSPs) in humanitarian organisations’ security risk management practices. Generally, contracted guards posted in front of compounds are the most visible manifestation of this, and have become…

      Report 2021 English GISF publication

      Why I’m Vaxxed: personal stories from aid workers around the world

      Covid-19

      Many aid organisations have highlighted the difficulties of managing vaccination requirements, and vaccine hesitancy in their operations. Therefore, at the request of members and others from the wider humanitarian community, GISF have put together some short videos to encourage staff…

      Other, Video 2021 English, French, Spanish GISF publication

      GISF Podcast | Inclusive Security E2: Operationalising Inclusivity

      Gender, Inclusivity, Policy Guidance, Training

      This is the second episode of GISF’s new Inclusive Security Podcast Series. This episode focuses on operationalising inclusivity featuring guest speaker Araba Cole from the International Rescue Committee (IRC). About the series: The Inclusive Security Podcast Series explores inclusivity through…

      Podcast 2021 English GISF publication

      GISF Webinar | Behind the Scenes: Safe Humanitarian Action | Recording

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety, Training

      On 5 November, GISF held the Behind the Scenes: Safe Humanitarian Action webinar, an event for students, faculty, and young professionals focused on international development and humanitarian assistance studies. Are you interested in how humanitarians deliver aid to those in…

      Webinar, Event recording 2021 English GISF publication