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


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

The Safeguarding Journey: An Introduction to Safeguarding

Safety, Training

Safeguarding focuses on preventing and addressing harm caused by the organisation. Protection programming is different: it focuses on preventing harm caused by people within families and communities.

Training Document 2020 English

Insurance Considerations for Security Professionals – Checklist

NGO Security Management, Safety

Developed by members of the International Development Working Group, Laura Schauble, Lisa Oliveri and Denis Guay; this checklist covers what questions Security Directors should be asking about their organisation’s insurance coverage.

Tool 2020 English

Empowered Aid: Participatory action research with refugee women & girls to better prevent sexual exploitation & abuse | Uganda Country Report

Context Analysis, Human Rights, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

This report shares findings from the first phase of Empowered Aid in Uganda around risks of sexual exploitation and abuse in relation to food, WASH, shelter, and fuel & firewood, throughout the distribution process. It is based on rigorous, longitudinal…

Report 2020 English

Can we trust the aid sector to keep people safe? – RSH Podcast

Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety

Safeguarding Matters is a podcast series hosted by Paul Nolan and Nastasya Gecim from the Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub where they discuss matters relating to safeguarding and SEAH in the aid sector. They have conversations with thought leaders and…

Podcast 2020 English

Resource & Support Hub Webinar: Robust or Risky Recruitment

Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Training

Getting the HR function right for safeguarding is vital. Not only in in order to prevent people joining the organisation who are unsuitable to work with children and communities, but also to discipline staff or others who breach policies and…

Event recording 2020 English

Case Study: Using the Misconduct Disclosure Scheme

NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Training

Drawing on Oxfam’s approach to implementing safer recruitment procedures, this case study provides guidance on how organisations can implement safer recruitment procedures internationally and address the risk of individuals who have abused or exploited children and/or adults being recruited by…

Report 2020 English