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      Humanitarian Accountability Report 2022: Accountability is Non-negotiable

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Safety

      CHS Alliance has released its 2022 edition of the Humanitarian Accountability Report. In this edition, the failures of the aid system to fulfil its commitments to those affected by crises and the lack of accountability for these failings is acknowledged.…

      Report 2022 English

      Tactical Tech: Annual Report 2021

      Technology

      Collaborating with over 150 partners in more than 58 countries, Tactical Tech designs and co-develops creative and forward-looking interventions, exhibitions, events and educational resources that invite people to think about how technology influences their lives and changes the world they…

      Other 2022 English

      GISF Publications Catalogue

      Private Security Providers, Safety, Technology, Training, Local Action, Access, Acceptance, Civil-Military, Communications, Context Analysis, Gender, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Inclusivity, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance

      GISF Publications GISF Briefing Papers and Reports GISF Briefing Papers and Reports investigate some of the key conceptual issues facing NGOs and security risk managers in humanitarian operations. The papers aim to consolidate theory in practice; many contain practical tools…

      Other 2022 English GISF publication

      GISF Newsletter: 20 September 2022

      In the latest edition of the GISF newsletter, you can read about security risk management research, our NGO collaboration guide, the newest GISF blog, and more. You can sign up to receive our biweekly newsletter, here.

      2022 GISF publication

      The Free Security Risk Management Essentials Certificate

      Training

      GISF’s Research & Communications Assistant, Scarlett Moore, recently produced a blog for Disaster Ready, introducing the new Security Risk Management Essentials Certificate. The blog considers the value of accessible, affordable professional development opportunities for humanitarian security risk management and explores…

      Other 2022 English

      The State of the Humanitarian System

      NGO Security Management, Safety

      The State of the Humanitarian System 2022 looks at the period from January 2018 to December 2021, as well as drawing comparisons with our previous editions to take a 15-year long view. It assesses the size, shape and performance of…

      Report 2022 English

      Aid Worker Security Report 2022 – Collateral violence

      NGO Security Management

      This year’s report presents the latest verified statistics on attacks against aid workers. The report also examines the type of security incidents that involve what is often called collateral damage, which includes airstrikes, shelling, landmines, unexploded ordnance and other remnants…

      Report 2022

      Risk Management Under Uncertainty During the Afghanistan Crisis 2021

      The rapid Taliban takeover of Kabul in summer 2021 stunned the world, defying the expectations of casual onlookers and experts alike. The humanitarian response was an extreme example of crisis decision-making under conditions of radical uncertainty. This study seeks to…

      Report 2022 GISF publication

      NGO Security Collaboration Guide

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

      The GISF NGO Security Collaboration Guide provides NGO security staff with advice and practical resources to support them in facilitating effective security collaboration with other organisations operating in the same context. The guide highlights the different models and options for…

      Guides 2022 English GISF publication

      GISF Newsletter: 06 September 2022

      Inclusivity, Local Action

      In the latest edition of the GISF newsletter, you can read about our upcoming partnership and Aidex workshops, the newest GISF blog, and more. You can sign up to receive our biweekly newsletter, here.

      Other 2022 English GISF publication