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NGO Security Management

New project on communications technology goes live!

The objective of this project is to begin a conversation towards a better understanding of the specific nature of the security threats created by the digital revolution, and the implications for the security risk management of humanitarian staff and programmes.

23 Oct 2014 Blog

GISF – Impact of Counter-terrorism Legislation on Humanitarian Operations and Security Risk Management Webcast

In this GISF webcast, Naz Modirzadeh, (Senior Fellow, HLS-Brookings Project on Law and Security, Counterterrorism and Humanitarian Engagement project at Harvard Law School), addresses these questions. She also deals with further practical implications of counter-terrorism measures, with a particular focus on the impact for those involved in security risk management for NGOs.

21 Oct 2014 Blog

New GISF publication on communications technology and security risk management

Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities for Security Risk Management is a new publication by GISF that brings together 17 authors. The 11 articles contained in this publication are dispatches from a new frontline in humanitarian action: the digital frontier.

20 Oct 2014 News

Launch of the book ‘Aid in Danger’ – Tuesday 19 August, ODI

GISF and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) are pleased to invite you to the launch of 'Aid in Danger: The Perils and Promise of Humanitarianism' by Larissa Fast—a hard look at violent attacks against aid workers on the frontlines of humanitarian crises.

11 Aug 2014 Blog