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Managing the Security of Aid Workers with Diverse Profiles

Acceptance, Gender, Human Rights, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management

An aid worker’s personal security is impacted by the interplay between where the aid worker is, who they are, and their role and organisation. As employers, aid organisations have a duty of care to take all reasonable measures to protect…

Briefing, Paper 2018 English GISF publication

SIIM Podcast: Evidence Based Advocacy: How incident information can help

NGO Security Management

In this third podcast episode, Leonard S. Rubenstein, JD and Adelicia Fairbanks discuss how incident information can help advocacy. Len and Adelicia explain how security incident data can be used for advocacy purposes, including the benefits and challenges. They also…

Podcast 2018 English GISF publication

SIIM Podcast: Incident Information: What is it?

NGO Security Management

In the first Humanitarian Incidents podcast, Christina Wille, Co-Director at Insecurity Insight, explains what incident information is and how it plays a vital role in non- governmental organisations (NGOs) in terms of improving security risk management but also in advocacy and project management. In…

Podcast 2018 English GISF publication

SIIM Podcast: Humanitarian Incidents

NGO Security Management

The Humanitarian Incidents podcast is an ECHO funding project which looks at different aspects and perspectives of incident information and humanitarian security risk management. Each episode brings humanitarian experts from Geneva to South Sudan doing everything from research to operations.…

Podcast 2018 English GISF publication

GISF Research and Guides

NGO Security Management

This document contains information on GISF’s reports, briefing papers, articles and guides (2016). These publications aim to address some of the key issues faced by NGOs and security risk managers engaged in humanitarian operations.

Other 2018 English GISF publication

Digital Security of LGBTQI Aid Workers: Awareness and Response

Gender, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

As the world becomes increasingly connected and more of our lives are recorded, accessed and processed digitally, the nature of threats and personal risks changes. Digital security threats on their own can have a range of consequences to a person’s…

Article 2017 English GISF publication

GISF Podcast: Improving access through coordination

NGO Security Management

Lisa Reilly, Executive Director at GISF, is committed to improving humanitarian security risk management through sharing of information and coordination between as many actors as possible. In this episode of the EISF in Conversation podcast, Lisa shares stories about how…

Podcast 2017 English GISF publication