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A letter from our founder

A year ago today, we launched a range of new security risk management services and training for NGOs working in dangerous places. Twelve months on, and we need your support to continue our vital work protecting those who protect others. Please consider making a donation to Open Briefing today.

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Free security risk management workshops for NGOs and charities

Effective security risk management is the key to keeping staff and partners safe while working in increasingly violent contexts and within increasingly restricted civic spaces. Open Briefing now offers NGOs and charities free 3-hour workshops covering duty of care, security risk assessments, security plans, crisis management and more.

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6-11 August 2017: Hostile environment awareness training (HEAT/HEFAT)

Our flagship Personal Security in Hostile Environments (HEAT/HEFAT) course for NGO workers and journalists gives students the skills that they need to work safely and confidently in challenging situations and violent environments. Please register your interest now for a course running from 6 to 11 August in the United Kingdom.

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Open Briefing publishes its 2016-17 annual report

Over the last 12 months, Open Briefing has undertaken a diverse range of new activities in a short amount of time, which has required a considerable degree of internal organisational focus. We are proud that during this time we have managed to maintain the level of external activity that we have. We have now published our annual report for 2016-17, which outlines some of our key successes.

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