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NGO Security Management

Can space-based technology enhance the security of aid workers?

With humanitarian aid delivery being carried out by workers on the ground, remote sensing technology can be used to better coordinate efforts and to generally build up a better response to emergencies. It could also provide security risk managers with valuable information that can be used to increase the safety of workers in the delivery of aid.

30 Jun 2015 Blog

Working group for emergency telecommunications: GISF presentation at the ICT Humanitarian Innovation Forum

On April 30, GISF Executive Coordinator Lisa Reilly and Researcher Raquel Vazquez Llorente presented the publication Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery at the 36th Forum of the Working Group for Emergency Telecommunications (WGET) in Dubai. This was the first time the WGET included a session on humanitarian security. The content of the presentation is now available.

30 May 2015 Blog

GISF May Update

Are you looking for a new security advisor role? Searching for personal security training or a course in security risk management? Look no further this May - take a look at this month's roundup here.

28 May 2015 News

April Update

Take a look at Ruth's monthly roundup of humanitarian security vacancies and trainings, as well as GISF news.

22 Apr 2015 News

GISF in the News

Matt Brimble of Raleigh International contributed to a recent Guardian article entitled Before you travel: pointers for new NGOs. In the article he highlights that GISF is a useful source of information for NGO security management. Read the full article and find more useful tips for first time travellers of new NGOs.

10 Apr 2015 News

GISF Workshop – Humanitarian Access Negotiation Skills

Many thanks to those who joined us for the Humanitarian Access Negotiation Skills workshop which took place in Paris on Monday 30th March. Joe Belliveau of Conflict Dynamics International facilitated an interesting and dynamic workshop, relating the 'Humanitarian Access in Situations of Armed Conflict: Handbook on the International Normative Framework' to practical examples of negotiations in the field. Please take a look at the workshop outline and the evaluation results for more information on the modules addressed during the workshop.

1 Apr 2015 News