Open Briefing builds resistance and resilience among the people and communities challenging power. Last year, our international team provided nearly 6,000 hours of direct support to activists and advocates under threat of physical, digital, and psychological harm across 68 countries. 

We also provide consultancy and advisory to help nonprofits and foundations take the right risks when supporting and resourcing grassroots change. We enhance your organisation’s security risk management, information security and data protection, and staff care and wellbeing.

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We provide holistic security capacity building and mentoring to civil society organisations and activists under threat.


We build multilingual tools and guides to strengthen the individual and collective safety and resilience of civil society organisations and activists around the world.


We collaborate and advocate to defend civil society and protect civic space wherever it is threatened.


We provide consultancy, training and retained support to help nonprofits and foundations meet their risk management, duty of care, and data protection commitments.