Projects North Africa & The Middle East

Security Management Learning Programme (SMLP) Workshop

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Dec 2009

InterWorks facilitated the 12th workshop event of the ongoing Security Management Learning Programme (SMLP) in Amman, Jordan from 5-10 December 2009. 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

This workshop is comprehensive regardless. It equipped you with enough knowledge to work and plan in areas where security situation is not normal.

– Workshop participant