Open Briefing defends, strengthens and empowers those on the frontlines of civil society by keeping them and their partners safe and secure, both online and in the real world.

Our international team provides high-impact training, consultancy and resources across safety and security, digital security, and wellbeing and resilience.

No other non-profit provides this comprehensive, holistic approach.

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We want a world in which rights are realised and people are free. But civil society and civic space are under serious threat from attacks, harassment and censorship. Open Briefing is a vital part of the response.

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Funded support

We provide advice, capacity building and mentoring to at-risk defenders, collectives and civil society organisations in the global south.

Resources

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

Engagement

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

Consultancy

We provide bespoke consultancy, training and retained support to help charities, foundations and social businesses meet their duty of care, data protection and safeguarding obligations.