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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

      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

      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, Climate, Access, Communications, Wellbeing, Context Analysis, Covid-19, Equipment, Duty of Care

      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

      GISF Newsletter: 1 November 2022

      NGO Security Management

      This newsletter includes information about upcoming events, including our second ‘Behind the Scenes of Humanitarian Action’ webinar and our collaborative workshops at AidEx 2022! You can also find out more about the latest SRM research, blogs, and other resources. Download…

      Other 2022 English GISF publication

      GISF Newsletter: 18 October 2022

      Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Partnerships

      This newsletter includes information about upcoming events, including our second ‘Behind the Scenes of Humanitarian Action’ webinar and our collaborative workshops at AidEx 2022! You can also find out more about the latest SRM research, blogs, and other resources. Download…

      Other 2022 English GISF publication

      GISF Publications Catalogue

      Inclusivity, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Private Security Providers, Safety, Technology, Training, Local Action, Access, Acceptance, Civil-Military, Communications, Context Analysis, Gender, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues

      GISF Publications GISF Briefing Papers and Reports GISF Briefing Papers and Reports investigate some of the key conceptual issues facing NGOs and security risk managers in humanitarian operations. The papers aim to consolidate theory in practice; many contain practical tools…

      Other 2022 English GISF publication

      GISF Newsletter: 20 September 2022

      In the latest edition of the GISF newsletter, you can read about security risk management research, our NGO collaboration guide, the newest GISF blog, and more. You can sign up to receive our biweekly newsletter, here.

      2022 GISF publication

      Risk Management Under Uncertainty During the Afghanistan Crisis 2021

      The rapid Taliban takeover of Kabul in summer 2021 stunned the world, defying the expectations of casual onlookers and experts alike. The humanitarian response was an extreme example of crisis decision-making under conditions of radical uncertainty. This study seeks to…

      Report 2022 GISF publication

      NGO Security Collaboration Guide

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

      The GISF NGO Security Collaboration Guide provides NGO security staff with advice and practical resources to support them in facilitating effective security collaboration with other organisations operating in the same context. The guide highlights the different models and options for…

      Guides 2022 English GISF publication