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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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...

January 30, 2017

Deber de Cuidado: Marco jurídico y principales herramientas (Duty of Care in Spain: Legal framework and main tools)

A report on duty of care in Spain has recently been developed and reviews how duty of care should be approached by Spanish entities that have staff working abroad. The...

January 24, 2017

EISF seeking examples of the impact of counter-terrorism legislation on aid worker security

NGOs have repeatedly raised concerns about the consequences of counter-terrorism legislation on their ability to deliver critical humanitarian aid. In order to assist the NGO community, a number of bodies...

January 23, 2017

How Safe is our Work? The Global Aid and Development Worker Survey- respond by 10 February

This global survey of humanitarian workers will be used to help understand the effectiveness of organisational safety provision in the sector. Complete this short survey and to pass it on...

January 10, 2017

EISF Article on Security Information Sharing Technology

EISF is seeking information from NGOs on the technology they use to share security-related information with staff, particularly those that use online systems. This input will be used to inform...

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