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      GISF Snapshot Annual Report | January – December 2022

      NGO Security Management

      The GISF Snapshot Annual Report January – December 2022 features some of GISF’s highlights of 2022 and serves to inform members, donors and stakeholders of the impact GISF has had on NGO security management during the reporting period. This is…

      Report, Other 2023 English GISF publication

      Effective Management for Security Professionals

      NGO Security Management

      Security professionals must have the strategic thinking and vision to create a comprehensive security risk management strategy to combat all security threats affecting their organisations. They must also have strong interpersonal skills, including negotiation, leadership, and team-building strengths, to successfully…


      GISF Haiti Roundtable 5: Notes (Members only content)

      Acceptance, Climate, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Private Security Providers, Safety, Access, Partnerships

      Haiti 5 | GISF Roundtable table Date 8 Dec 2022 Time 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm GMT |9:30 am—11:00 am EST On December 8th, GISF hosted a fifth (and final 2022) roundtable on the evolving situation in Haiti. The aim of this roundtable…

      Other, Guidance Material 2023 English GISF publication

      Horn of Africa Conflict Hunger and Aid Security December 2022

      Context Analysis, NGO Security Management

      This report looks at examples of conflict events that have affected aid access and humanitarian efforts to address food insecurity in Ethiopia. It highlights how disinformation campaigns can undermine aid agencies’ humanitarian principles and how the increasing use of remotely…

      Report 2023 English

      Interpol’s Project Soteria: combatting abuse and exploitation in the aid sector | GISF Webinar Recording

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Safety, Training, Duty of Care

      Project Soteria is bringing law enforcement and the aid sector together to: Prevent sexual offenders from using their positions to access and offend against children and vulnerable adults; and Strengthen the capacity of law enforcement to investigate, prosecute and arrest…

      Webinar, Event recording 2023 English GISF publication

      Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers – Module A7: December 2022: COVID-19 – Where are we now?

      Acceptance, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Inclusivity, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Safety, Access, Wellbeing, Covid-19, Duty of Care

      Module A7: December 2022: COVID-19 – Where are we now? The pandemic has impacted not only the security risks that NGOs may face but also the way risk treatment measures are developed, implemented and communicated to staff. As we got…

      Guidance Material 2023 English GISF publication