Open Briefing prevents and responds to serious attacks on the people and organisations fighting for peace, human rights, and environmental justice around the world, and works to create the conditions in which they no longer happen.

We also provide consultancy, training, and retained support to help high-impact nonprofits and foundations understand and meet their risk management and duty of care commitments to staff, grantees, and local partners.

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Our international team responded to over 300 calls for assistance and provided over 6,000 hours of holistic security support to organisations and activists under threat in 41 countries last year.

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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 charities and foundations meet their risk management, duty of care, and data protection commitments.