will take place today (Tuesday 8 July)
from 17:30 to 19:00
at King’s College London, Nash Lecture Theatre (Room K 2.31), Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS
Refreshments will not be provided at the venue but we will continue the conversation at Tom’s Kitchen Terrace, Somerset House
and on Twitter @EISF1
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GISF new briefing paper Security Risk Management and Religion: Faith and secularism in humanitarian assistance examines the impact that religion has on security risk management for humanitarian agencies, and considers whether a better understanding of religion can improve the security of organisations and individuals in the field.
On Tuesday 8th July representatives from academia, INGOs, the private sector, journalists and other interested parties gathered at King’s College London to discuss key issues around new actors and the changing humanitarian space and how they will impact on security risk management (SRM). The focal point of the evening was…