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

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July 26, 2016

Diverse, Inclusive and Safe

This blog by Richard Chapman-Harris raises a key consideration for humanitarian organisations operating in high-risk countries: What does equality, diversity and inclusion mean for security risk management? Do they relate?...

July 11, 2016

The Security of Lone Aid Workers

Existing security risk management tools and procedures tend to overlook the unique security needs of lone aid workers. These staff members are compelled by their unique circumstances to rely primarily...

July 5, 2016

Goodbye and many thanks from Ruth Quinn

After four fantastic years at the European Interagency Security Forum, I am is moving on to a new role at Chatham House. I am very sad to leave the EISF...

May 22, 2016

Aid Worker Security and Wellbeing at the World Humanitarian Summit

EISF, InterHealth Worldwide and International Location Safety have an exhibition stand at WHS, focused on initiatives to improve aid worker security and wellbeing. If you are going to the Summit...

April 18, 2016

Security and Humanitarian work in Pakistan: Was 2015 a Turning Point?

In the past decade, many areas of Pakistan have endured a high level of insecurity. There are no set patterns to the violence, which has varied from attacks on law...

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EISF is committed to improving the safety and security of relief operations and staff, strengthening risk management to allow greater access to and impact for crisis-affected populations