Projects Sub-Saharan Africa

Security Management Learning Programme (SMLP) Workshop

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Dec 2011

InterWorks facilitated the 18th workshop event of the ongoing Security Management Learning Programme (SMLP) in Entebbe, Uganda from 4-9 December 2011. The workshop was intensive, interactive and work-oriented and employed a variety of methodologies, including presentations and case studies as well as group and plenary discussions. It also included an extensive practical application of security risk management methods.

Topics covered included:

  • Current humanitarian security context: challenges and changes ahead
  • UNHCR security policy and standards
  • Roles and responsibilities of managers in security management
  • Definitions and limitations of accountability
  • Security Risk Management concepts and tools: threat, vulnerability and programme assessment
  • Security Plans and planning: skills and resources
  • Balancing and integrating staff and refugee security
  • Coordination and the UN security management system
  • Minimum Operating Security Standards
  • Critical Incident Management
  • Security and welfare


You’re an amazing team and have done a wonderful job for preparing all this training. I feel very well equipped for any security related matter now.

– Workshop participant