Residual Risk Acceptance An Advocacy Guidance Note

Published: January 4, 2017 | By Abby Stoddard, Katherine Haver and Monica Czwarno | Library item

This guidance note is one of four research products emanating from the 2016 NGOs and Risk study, conducted by Humanitarian Outcomes for InterAction with the participation of 14 major international NGOs. Participating NGOs agreed that a particular obstacle to ensuring principled humanitarian action in high-risk environments was an insufficient understanding and acceptance of “residual risk” on the part of donors as well as, at times, NGOs’ boards and executive structures. The guidance note is intended for organizations to use in developing advocacy strategies aimed both internally and externally.

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