About the Series:
This podcast series ’Evolving NGO Security Risk Management’, looks at the innovations, transformative developments, and dynamic trends facing the humanitarian and development sector. We have elected to explore the facets of ‘Evolving NGO SRM’, to unpack the changing environments, practices, discussions, and technical considerations impacting the safety and security of aid workers and operations. These conversations are enriched by expert guests spanning security professionals, humanitarians, and more.
In an ever-changing humanitarian and development space, we ask what does the security and safety of aid workers look like? And what might it look like in the future? Join us as we unpack the evolutions of NGO security risk management.
About this Episode:
In this Episode, we are joined by Ziad Al Achkar, Ph.D. Candidate and Researcher at the Carter school for peace and conflict resolution to discuss his research that focuses on the use of digital technologies and remote sensing by humanitarian and peacebuilding organisations. Ziad shares his insights on the trending technologies we need to know about in the sector, key areas of humanitarian technologies that security staff should focus on that can help keep aid workers safe, as well as opportunities to better bridge the divide between IT security experts and physical security experts. We further explore technologies impact on safe access to enable acceptance and analyze the implications of mis-and-disinformation.
The full transcript for the episode is attached on the left.
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