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      Call for Proposals: Neutrality, Access, and Making Localisation Work

      Acceptance, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Access, Partnerships

      GISF is seeking a researcher or a team of researchers to produce an upcoming paper on Neutrality, Access, and Making Localisation Work. The aim of this research paper (40 pages maximum) is to examine the link between the humanitarian principle…

      Other 2023 English GISF publication

      OCHA | Afghanistan: Humanitarian Access Snapshot (May 2023)

      Safety, Access

      This resource provides an overview of humanitarian access in Afghanistan. In May 2023, there were significant challenges to accessing vulnerable populations in Afghanistan. The majority of incidents involved interference in the implementation of humanitarian activities by the de-facto authorities, leading…

      Article, Report 2023 English

      Risk Sharing Framework

      NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

      The Risk Sharing Platform, co-led by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the ICRC, and InterAction, was established in 2021. It aims to improve the way organizations share risk and better support affected people. The platform developed a Risk Sharing…

      Paper, Report 2023 English

      Call for Proposals: Good Practices, Lessons Learnt, and the Unique Challenges Affecting Security Risk Management in Urban Humanitarian Responses

      NGO Security Management, Partnerships, Duty of Care, Covid-19, Wellbeing, Access, Local Action, Training, Technology, Safety, Private Security Providers, Policy Guidance, Acceptance, Legal Obligations, Inclusivity, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Human Rights, Gender, Equipment, Context Analysis, Communications, Climate, Civil-Military

      GISF is looking for a consultant to produce a new long-read article. The article will be approximately 18 pages and will seek to identify the unique factors in urban environments that pose a challenge for the security of humanitarian operations.…

      Other 2023 English

      BBC Radio 4 | Hacking and cybercrime

      Safety, Technology

      Scott Shapiro, Alice Hutchings and Jenny Radcliffe explore the world of hacking and cybercrime, with Tom Sutcliffe. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001mssj  

      Podcast 2023 English

      ICVA | Building Safer Organisations

      NGO Security Management, Safety, Wellbeing, Duty of Care

      These Guidelines are designed to assist staff in non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who conduct and manage investigations into sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) of people of concern by humanitarian staff. https://www.interaction.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/icva-saferguidelines-feb07.pdf  

      Report, Guidance Material 2023 English

      HNPW & GISF | Complete session summaries, resources and recordings 2023

      Context Analysis, Inclusivity, NGO Security Management, Safety, Wellbeing, 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. Every year, the HNPW brings together more than 2000 experts in crisis preparedness…

      Briefing, Event recording 2023 English GISF publication