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GISF: Training of Virtual Trainers: What is the role of the ‘Producer’?

Training

A producer can help transform virtual trainings into trouble-free, fast moving, interactive events that keep learners involved and the facilitator on track. In short, the facilitator/trainers can stay focused on content while the producer takes care of everything else.

Training Document 2020 English GISF publication

Gestion du Risque Sécurité: manuel de référence à l’attention des petites ONG

Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

Ce manuel (2020) offre des ressources simples et faciles à utiliser pour aider les ONG de plus petite taille à démystifier la gestion du risque sécurité. Détaillant les éléments basiques d’une structure de gestion du risque sécurité, ce manuel vise…

Guides 2020 French GISF publication

Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers

Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Technology

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact not only the security risks that NGOs face, but also the way risk treatment measures are developed, implemented, and communicated to staff. As we get used to new ways of working with COVID-19, and…

Guidance Material, Guides 2020 English GISF publication

دليل إدارة المخاطر الأمنية (Security Risk Management Toolkit: Mobile Guides – Arabic Version)

Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Training

We worked with Disaster Ready to develop a collection of 6 short, interactive mobile guides on critical security topics. Based on our popular Security to Go guide, the mobile guides have been designed to help you protect yourself, your organisation, and your community. Each guide covers…

Guides, Training Document 2020 Arabic GISF publication

Mobile Guides: Security Risk Management Toolkit

Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Training

We worked with Disaster Ready to develop a collection of 6 short, interactive mobile guides on critical security topics. Based on our popular Security to Go guide, the mobile guides have been designed to help you protect yourself, your organisation,…

Guides, Training Document 2020 English GISF publication

Security to go: a risk management toolkit for humanitarian aid agencies

Acceptance, Context Analysis, Equipment, Inclusivity, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety, Technology

Security to go: a risk management toolkit for humanitarian aid agencies (2020) is intended to provide a simple, easy-to-use guide for non-security experts to quickly set up basic safety, security and risk management systems in new contexts or rapid onset emergency…

Guides 2020 English GISF publication

Partnerships and Security Risk Management: from the local partner’s perspective

Local Action, NGO Security Management, Safety, Training, Wellbeing

This research paper complements GISF’s 2012 report Security Management and Capacity Development: International agencies working with local partners. This first analysis brought key insights into partnership dynamics, including strengths and weaknesses from the international NGO (INGO) perspective. The latest research…

Paper 2020 English GISF publication

Contracting Private Security Providers

NGO Security Management, Private Security Providers

Contracting Private Security Providers is the latest module added to GISF Security to go: a risk management toolkit for humanitarian aid agencies. This new module provides easy to follow guidance on how to contract private security providers (PSPs), including how to select…

Guides 2020 English GISF publication

Compounding Crises, Episode 3: The ever-changing role of the NGO security risk manager

Acceptance, Access, Context Analysis, Local Action, NGO Security Management, Wellbeing

Since its inception, humanitarian security risk management has developed rapidly. In recent years, the profession has evolved from the ‘compounds and barbed wire’ activities it used to be known for, shifting to include staff safeguarding, wellbeing, digital security and more.…

Podcast 2020 English GISF publication