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      Breaking Bad News


      This document provides guidance for managers on how to break bad news to their team.

      Guidance Material 2022 English

      Partenariados y gestión de riesgos de seguridad: Guía de acción conjunta para organizaciones de ayuda locales e internacionales

      Safety, Local Action, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

      Desde que hay registro de las agresiones contra el personal humanitario, quienes trabajan en ONG nacionales y locales (ONGN/L) de todo el mundo han estado expuestas/os a riesgos de seguridad. Mientras continúan los esfuerzos por “localizar” la ayuda y, con…

      Guides 2022 Spanish GISF publication

      Partenariats et gestion du risque sécurité : guide d’action conjointe pour les organisations humanitaires locales et internationales

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety, Local Action

      Depuis que les attaques contre les travailleurs humanitaires ont été enregistré, les travailleurs humanitaires locales et nationales à travers le monde ont été les plus exposés aux risques de sécurité. Tant que les efforts de la « localisation » de l’aide se…

      Guides 2022 French GISF publication

      GISF NGO Security Toolbox Launch | GISF & INSSA webinar

      Acceptance, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Training, Duty of Care

      GISF NGO Security Toolbox The GISF NGO Security Toolbox provides easily accessible guidance, resources and tools to help NGOs integrate good risk management practices into their operations in-country during humanitarian responses. The toolbox enables both security specialists and non-security staff…

      Webinar, Event recording, Academic Resource, Guidance Material, Training Document, Video 2022 English GISF publication

      Acceptance as a Security Risk Management Strategy in Haiti

      Acceptance, NGO Security Management

      Acceptance is one of the pillars of aid security risk management (SRM). An acceptance strategy ensures access to populations in need while ensuring duty of care for staff and the protection of assets. A good acceptance strategy builds on effective…

      Article 2022 English

      HNPW x GISF | Complete session summaries, resources and recordings

      Acceptance, Civil-Military, Gender, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Inclusivity, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Private Security Providers, Training, Local Action, Access, Wellbeing, Covid-19, Duty of Care

      Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) The Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) is the annual event of the LEP (leading-edge programme) and the largest event of its kind. This year, the HNPW brought together more than 5000 experts in…

      Event recording, Video 2022 English GISF publication

      GISF Podcast | Inclusive Security E5: Reflections on Inclusive SRM

      This is the fifth episode of GISF’s new Inclusive Security Podcast Series. This episode explores reflections on the dynamic challenges facing organisations and opportunities to improve inclusive SRM practices, featuring guest speaker Lisa Reilly, Executive Director at GISF.  About the…

      Podcast 2022 English GISF publication

      GISF Snapshot Annual Report | January – December 2021

      NGO Security Management

      The GISF Snapshot Annual Report January – December 2021 features some of GISF’s highlights of 2021 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 2022 English GISF publication