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NGO Security Management

Event Report: Tackling Humanitarian Crises in Time: Lessons from the West Africa Ebola Responses

Read the latest GISF event report: Tackling Humanitarian Crises in Time: Lessons from the West Africa Ebola Responses. Key points and issues pertinent to security risk management from the address given by Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House on the 11th December 2014.

15 Dec 2014 News

New technologies and data protection: are humanitarian organisations ready to face security threats of the 21st century?

The increasing use of electronic data by the aid industry and growing fears about data protection emphasise the lack of clear rules for data management. In the years ahead, more will need to be done to appease fears around data protection. However, if rules and adequate security measures are established, no one can deny that technology will enable aid organisations to reach an even larger number of people in need.

15 Dec 2014 Blog

Want to know what our researcher, Raquel, has been working on recently?

Take a look at the November research update to find out more! Read about the The Aid Security Monthly News Brief and the Communications Technology Knowledge Hub, as well as the Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities for Security Risk Management paper which has recently been released.

8 Dec 2014 News

Video: SIDA Conference on Humanitarian Action – Panel Discussion

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)

21 Nov 2014 Resource

GISF Webinar | The Impact of Counter-terrorism Legislation on Humanitarian Operations and Security Risk Management

Counter-terrorism measures introduced by governments and international regimes post-2001 have had a significant impact on NGO operations and security risk management. In this GISF webcast, Naz Modirzadeh, (Senior Fellow, HLS-Brookings Project on Law and Security, Counter-terrorism and Humanitarian Engagement project at Harvard Law School), addresses the practical implications of counter-terrorism measures on security risk management.

20 Nov 2014 News

Humanitarians Under Attack: Delivering Aid in Insecure Settings

GISF's Executive Coordinator, Lisa Reilly, will participate in the ATHA podcast Humanitarians Under Attack: Delivering Aid in Insecure Settings on Thursday 20th November, 3pm GMT. Click here to register for this interesting event, which also features expert commentators Phil Candy (RedR), Adele Harmer (Humanitarian Outcomes), Sean Healy (MSF UK), AND Pascal Porchet (ICRC).

19 Nov 2014 News