Load low-bandwidth site?


From research papers to training packs, find the resources you need, all in one place. For GISF members, please log in to access member-only resources. For hard copies of any GISF resources, please contact research@gisf.ngo. If you would like to share a resource with GISF, please contact tolani@gisf.ngo.

Filter library

      About Report the Abuse

      Gender, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Safety

      Megan Nobert is a Canadian born legal professional and academic specialised in international criminal law and human rights. Trained as a lawyer in Canada, and currently qualifying in New York State, she has worked with the prosecution’s offices at the…

      Other 2017 English

      The Refugee Explosion

      Context Analysis, Human Rights, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues

      This report sets out to examine the links between explosive violence and the mass influx of refugees into Europe, as well as to look at the impact this has had on EU nations, and to understand what protection and support…

      Report 2017 English

      Stop the Sexual Assault against Humanitarian and Development Aid Workers

      Gender, Human Rights, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

      This study’s goal is to contribute knowledge to the prevention of and response to sexual harassment and assault against aid workers, a topic that is under-researched and under-reported. This is one of the first scholarly, in-depth studies of sexual harassment…

      Report 2017 English

      Presence and Proximity: to stay and deliver, five years on

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety

      This study by Ashley Jackson and Steven A. Zyck (commissioned by OCHA, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), and the Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA), identifies a series of findings related to the overarching issue of whether humanitarian actors have…

      Report 2017 English

      Insecurity – always an insurmountable obstacle?

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety

      This paper by Pete Buth (Médecins sans frontières, 2017), drawing partly on some of the findings of the study, attempts to offer a reflection on the subject of risk acceptance, and some of the underlying factors that –apart from the…

      Report 2017 English

      Dying for humanitarian ideas

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

      This paper examines how the production of images and statistics and the normalising of security management, and argues that these appear to have contributed towards rehabilitating the idea of acceptable humanitarian sacrifice.

      Article 2017 English