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      Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) | Event recap: Community engagement with armed actors

      Acceptance, Context Analysis, Access, Partnerships

      Earlier this month, HPG hosted a discussion on communities engaging in dialogue with armed actors to reduce violence and improve protection, and the implications this has on peace, humanitarian and protection actors. You can find the full event recap here.

      Briefing, Event recording 2024 English

      INSO | 2023 Snapshot Abductions of NGO Staff

      NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

      This INSO report analyses data from across 16 high-risk countries where INSO had a field presence, providing an overview of abductions based on region, perpetrating actor, and motivation, alongside recommendations and contexts to watch for 2024. In 2023 INSO recorded 60…

      Report 2024 English

      Haiti March 2024 | GISF Roundtable Notes (Members only content)

      Acceptance, Context Analysis, Policy Guidance, Safety, Access

      On Friday, 22 March 2024, 1:00 – 2:30 pm GMT/ 08:00 am – 9:30 am EDT, GISF hosted a roundtable to provide members with an opportunity to share updates, ask questions and learn from others regarding the context in Haiti.…

      2024 English GISF publication

      Recording | State of Practice: The Evolution of Security Risk Management in the Humanitarian Space Launch Event (Washington,D.C.)

      Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety, Access

      On 21 February, GISF and Humanitarian Outcomes hosted an in-person launch of this new global report, assessing the current state of practice in humanitarian security risk management. Participants heard from one of the lead authors of this pivotal report documenting…

      Event recording 2024 English GISF publication

      Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Sudan Annual Report 2023

      Context Analysis

      2023 in Sudan was catastrophic: nine months of brutal conflict and widespread violence devastated the country, leaving Khartoum in ruins and Darfur’s major cities burned. The turmoil spread, precipitating a national collapse. Amidst this chaos, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)…

      Report 2024 English

      GISF 2023 Annual Report | January – December 2023

      NGO Security Management

      The GISF Annual Report January – December 2023 features some of GISF’s initiatives, achievements, and challenges over the past year. It documents the efforts GISF has made to drive positive change in security risk management during the reporting period and…

      Report, Other 2024 English GISF publication

      State of Practice: The Evolution of Security Risk Management in the Humanitarian Space

      NGO Security Management, Safety, Duty of Care

      As a subject of humanitarian policy and practice, security risk management (SRM) has been an active and growing – yet largely understudied – area of operations. Only a small number of comprehensive, sector-wide analyses of SRM have been published over…

      Paper, Report 2024 Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Amharic, Ukranian GISF publication