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      Introduction to Saving Lives Together

      Communications, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

      This short video provides an introduction to Saving Lives Together (SLT), where it comes from, how it works today and what it offers for Security Risk Management (SRM) in the humanitarian sector. It is ideal for training programmes, team meetings,…

      Video 2023 English

      Evolving NGO Security Risk Management (Ep1) Insights from a Security Manager: managing operations in complex environments | GISF Podcast

      Acceptance, Communications, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Access, Wellbeing

      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…

      Podcast 2023 English GISF publication

      Evidence Aid – Evidence Collections and Resources

      Evidence Aid aims to save lives and livelihoods in disasters by providing decision-makers with the best available evidence and by championing its use. You can visit their website, which includes a range of Resources and Evidence Collections for decision makers,…

      Article, Briefing, Academic Resource, Guidance Material, Training Document 2023 Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese

      Online Risk to Real Life Harm: disinformation and social listening workshop resources


      On 07 and 09 February, GISF was joined by Sandrine Tiller (Humanitarian Access and Networking Team Coordinator, MSF); Divya Pushkarna (Disinformation Advisor, MSF); Tom Keunen (Global Security Officer, Free Press Unlimited); and Anah Ayala Iacucci (Independent Consultant) for a two-part workshop on disinformation and social…

      Tool 2023 English

      Call for Tender: security risk management (SRM) policy resource and toolkit

      Policy Guidance

      Apply today to develop our security risk management policy resource and toolkit! Background: The Global Interagency Security (GISF) is an independent network of security focal points representing humanitarian, development, and human rights NGOs operating internationally (from now on, referred to…

      Other 2023 English GISF publication

      GISF Newsletter: 07 February 2023

      NGO Security Management, Wellbeing

      This newsletter includes information about the latest SRM research, including the GISF blog, focusing on burnout in the humanitarian security sector. Also, our latest podcast can be found in the newsletter alongside GISF resources to aid discussions during Sexual Abuse…

      Other 2023 English GISF publication

      GISF Snapshot Annual Report | January – December 2022

      NGO Security Management

      The GISF Snapshot Annual Report January – December 2022 features some of GISF’s highlights of 2022 and serves to inform members, donors and stakeholders of the impact GISF has had on NGO security management during the reporting period. This is…

      Report, Other 2023 English GISF publication

      Effective Management for Security Professionals

      NGO Security Management

      Security professionals must have the strategic thinking and vision to create a comprehensive security risk management strategy to combat all security threats affecting their organisations. They must also have strong interpersonal skills, including negotiation, leadership, and team-building strengths, to successfully…


      GISF Newsletter: 24 January 2023

      Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Covid-19

      This newsletter includes information about our upcoming events, the latest SRM research, blogs, and other resources. Download our latest newsletter to the left. You can sign up for our newsletter here.

      Other 2023 English GISF publication