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      Humanitarian Access in Situations of Armed Conflict

      Civil-Military, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Safety

      This manual (2014) is designed to support humanitarian practitioners in developing and implementing approaches to improve humanitarian access in situations of armed conflict. The practitioner’s manual includes Humanitarian access in contemporary armed conflicts, Foundations of Humanitarian Access: Humanitarian principles and…

      Guides 2015 English

      Runbag: Prepared When Required

      Equipment, NGO Security Management, Safety

      Equipment advice for staff travelling to high risk environments and in need of a durable bag with a protective storage system.

      Training Document 2015 English

      Gender in Peacekeeping

      Civil-Military, Gender, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

      This comprehensive guide (2014) is part of the Institute for Security Studies’ (ISS) contribution to advancing United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, and ensuring that conflict management and peacebuilding efforts respect and promote the human…

      Guides 2014 English

      GISF Webinar: Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery – Challenges and Opportunities for Security Risk Management

      Equipment, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

      EISF teamed up with DisasterReady.org to host a webinar entitled ‘Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities for Security Risk Management’. The webinar launches GISF’s new paper of the same title, and features engaging discussion on opportunities and challenges of communications…

      Tool 2014 English GISF publication

      No Escape – Civilians in Syria Struggle to Find Safety Across Borders

      Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Safety

      Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and International Rescue Committee (IRC) report on Syrian Civilians difficulty to find safe border crossings, they outline their recommendations for the international community, host countries and humanitarian agencies, NRC and IRC further analyse the context of Syrian…

      Report 2014 English

      Video: SIDA Conference on Humanitarian Action – Panel Discussion

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

      Panel discussion at the SIDA Conference on Humanitarian Action. Discussion with Per Byman (Radiohjälpen), Per Lundberg (Sida), Lisa Reilly (European Interagency Security Forum) and Christopher Bodine (US Navy). September 25-26, 2014 – SIDA Partnership Forum, Härnösand (Sweden)

      Other 2014 English