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What is Risk? NGO perspectives and implications for aid worker security

NGO Security Management

The interesting basis for this query is how, at relatively the same time, numerous organisations have concluded that security risk management (SRM) needs attention. Certainly, current world events, prolonged conflicts in Mozambique, Yemen or the Central African Republic, or the…

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Maintaining a Commitment to Communities in Haiti

Context Analysis

We recently spoke with Prospery Raymond, the country representative for several NGOs operating in Haiti, who shared insights on the current operating environment. Q: How have challenges in Haiti impacted your ability to operate? Prospery: Firstly,…

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Glamour and Blitz: a woman in security in the Middle East

Context Analysis, Gender, Inclusivity

I find myself at crossroads in my career, as my diverse background and desire to provide a safe and secure environment for those in need has exhausted its mission in the corporate world. I hope to put my…

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Managing a Cyber Security Crisis: digital resilience in the aid sector


International organisations are increasingly aware of the evolving technological landscape in hyperconnected societies and the implications for protecting data and digital supply chains. With the rise of connected societies, easy access to cyber-crime tools and big data disrupt…

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Collaborating, Learning, and Breaking Down Silos: GISF’s Autumn Forum 2022

Acceptance, Civil-Military, Communications, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety, Access, Partnerships

Conversations on collaboration One conversation delved into the importance of civil-military coordination through the lens of contextual analysis and research. The session began with an exploration of the situation in Ethiopia and the impact of civil-military relationships on access in…

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