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      PROJECT SOTERIA | Interpol

      NGO Security Management, Safety, Duty of Care

      Preventing perpetrators of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment from working in the aid sector. PROJECT AIMS Project Soteria is bringing law enforcement and aid sector organizations large and small together to: Prevent sexual offenders from using their positions to access…

      Briefing, Guidance Material 2022 English

      Rising authoritarianism in Central America: implications for NGOs | GISF & Dragonfly Webinar Recording (Members only content)

      Acceptance, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety, Access, Duty of Care, Partnerships

      Thursday 17th November, 2:00pm-3:00pm GMT / 9:00am-10:00 ET Following decades of imperfect but promising democratic advances in Central America, over the last few years the region is experiencing a rising authoritarian trend. The space for civil society and NGOs to…

      Webinar, Event recording 2022 English GISF publication

      GISF Compounding Crises Podcast Series

      NGO Security Management, Partnerships, Duty of Care, Covid-19, Wellbeing, Access, Local Action, Training, Technology, Safety, Private Security Providers, Policy Guidance, Acceptance, Legal Obligations, Inclusivity, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Human Rights, Gender, Equipment, Context Analysis, Communications, Climate, Civil-Military

      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 Haiti Roundtable 4: Notes (Members only content)

      On November 8th, GISF hosted a fourth roundtable on the evolving situation in Haiti. The aim of this roundtable discussion, facilitated by GISF, was to provide members with an opportunity to share information, concerns, and questions on responses to the…

      Other, Guidance Material, Policy Document 2022 English GISF publication

      Five international NGOs launch fresh bid to tackle power imbalances in aid

      NGO Security Management, Partnerships

      The New Humanitarian has released an article on the Pledge for Change, the most recent pledge made in the humanitarian sector, hoping to increase equity. The pledge is the most recent step in the humanitarian sector’s drive towards localisation. You…

      Article 2022 English

      A Life After Captivity

      NGO Security Management, Wellbeing

      A life after captivity: a reintegration guide for returned hostages will answer questions that former hostages and wrongful detainees face upon returning home, including advice for maintaining mental and physical health, rebuilding a new life with family and friends, and…

      Guidance Material 2022 English

      Ukraine-Russia Monitor (Members only content)

      Context Analysis, NGO Security Management

      This Ukraine-Russia Monitor document is normally available by subscription but in this case it has been shared by GISF’s Business Partner, Control Risks, for your information.

      Report 2022 English

      GISF Forum Notes | Hybrid – Brussels, Washington, D.C., Virtual | September 2022 (Members only content)

      Civil-Military, Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Technology, Duty of Care, Partnerships

      GISF would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s Autumn Forum in Brussels, Washington, D.C., and virtually. Together we explored the opportunities, challenges, and innovations of collaboration for humanitarian security risk management (SRM). Our two context sessions allowed us…

      GISF Forum Notes 2022 GISF publication

      Horn of Africa Drought: SRM and Access Challenges | GISF Webinar Recording (Members only content)

      Acceptance, Climate, Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety, Access

      Thursday 20th October, 2:00pm-3:30pm BST / 9:00am-10:30 EDT Millions of people are currently at risk of starvation due to the ongoing drought in the Horn of Africa. Featuring speakers from Oxfam, Control Risks, and OCHA, this webinar explored the current…

      Webinar, Event recording 2022 English GISF publication