The European Interagency Security Forum (EISF) is an independent network of Security Focal Points who represent European-based humanitarian NGOs operating internationally.


March 17, 2017

Demystifying Security Risk Management

In an effort to support NGOs with limited resources, EISF is developing a guide, authored by Shaun Bickley, that aims to demystify security risk management. In this article for PEAR...

March 15, 2017

Guide to selecting appropriate Crisis Management Insurance

What questions should your NGO consider before taking out crisis management insurance?

March 8, 2017

Women in Security

On International Women’s Day, EISF celebrates the role of women in NGO security risk management. The number of women working in security is by no means negligible nor are the...

March 3, 2017

Why should we address sexual violence in humanitarian workplaces?

As a study by Report the Abuse shows, only 16% of humanitarian organisations have even a single mention of sexual violence as a risk to their employees within their organisation’s...

February 16, 2017

Zimbabwe: A Crisis Unfolding

Zimbabwe is facing an imminent crisis that will require an international humanitarian response in the near to medium-term future, with appropriate security measures for humanitarian workers. Former EISF Coordinator, Nick...

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