Resources available in the area of Duty of Care…
- Williamson, C. (2017) Duty of care starts with recruitment Devex.
- Williamson, C. (2017) Informed consent in employment: An essential element of duty of care SaferEdge.
- Nobert, M & Williamson, C. (2017) Duty of Care: Protection of Humanitarian Aid Workers from Sexual Violence, Report the Abuse.
- Hoppe, K & Williamson, C. (2016) Dennis v Norwegian Refugee Council: implications for duty of care Humanitarian Practice Network.
- Williamson, C. (2010) People Management & Security Humanitarian Practice Network.
- Kemp, E. & Merkelbach, M. (2016). Duty of Care: A review of the Dennis v Norwegian Refugee Council ruling and its implications. European Interagency Security Forum (EISF).
- Kemp, E. & Merkelbach, M. (2011). Can you get sued: Legal liability of international humanitarian aid organisations towards their staff. Security Management Initiative (SMI), Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).
- Williamson, C. (2017) People Management. In Security to go: a risk management toolkit for humanitarian aid agencies. European Interagency Security Forum (EISF).
- Tearfund, an international NGO, provides resources for local organisations working in development in their international learning zone (TILZ) . The HR Management Guide (Roots 12) is a useful tool for managers particularly where there is no HR expertise based in country, and available in different languages:
- Williamson, C. Colvin, G. & McDonald, A. (2008). Roots 12: Human Resource Management Guide (English), (French), (Spanish). Tearfund.
- Merkelbach, M. (2017). Voluntary Guidelines on the Duty of Care to Seconded Civilian Personnel. Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), Stabilisation Unit (SU) and Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF).
- The KonTerra Group (2017). Essential Principles for Staff Care: practices to strengthen resilience in international humanitarian and development organizations. The KonTerra Group with InsideNGO and DisasterReady.org.
- de Guttry, A. Duty of Care of the EU and Its Member States towards Their Personnel Deployed in International Missions. Whitepaper.
- CHS Alliance, a network organisation committed to improving humanitarian and development work through the application of standards – CHS Alliance.
- Cigna – offering global health care solutions to NGOs – NGO Health Benefits & Newsletters
- Core Humanitarian Standards, part of CHS Alliance, which sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide – Core Humanitarian Standard.
- The European Interagency Security Forum is an independent network of Security Focal Points who represent European-based humanitarian NGOs operating internationally– EISF.
- The Humanitarian Practice Network (part of the Overseas Development Institute – ODI) provides an independent forum for policy-makers, practitioners and others working in or on the humanitarian sector to share and disseminate information, analysis and experience, and to learn from it.
- InterHealth Worldwide, is an international health charity preparing, sustaining and supporting the health and wellbeing of individuals working around the world – InterHealth Worldwide.
- London 2017: Keeping duty of care on the agenda 2017 by C. Williamson.
Blogs & top tips
- Blog on the Haiti earthquake – an HR disaster response (2010) by C. Williamson
- 10 Ways to Manage your Duty of Care with Security Management (2016) by K. Hoppe.
Journals & authors
- The Importance of HR Management in Supporting Staff Working in Hazardous Environments, also known as The Management of Employee Risk in Humanitarian Aid and Security Sectors (Darby, Williamson 2012).
- Risk Management and the responsibility of organisations (Stoddard, Harmer & Haver, 2006; Stoddard & Harmer, 2010, Stoddard, Harmer & DiDomenico, 2009).
- The Role of HRM and how to improve the role in Risk Management (Williamson, 2010; Akingbola, 2006; Darby, 2000; O’Sullivan, 2010; Guest and Conway, 2000; 2001; Barney, 1991, Wright et al, 1994; Lepak & Snell, 1999, 2002).
- Duty of Care and the legal responsibilities of organisations (Sjeik, 2000; Rowley, 2005; Stoddard, Harmer & Haver, 2006; Buchanan & Muggah, 2005).
- Transfer of knowledge involving lessons learnt (Gilbert, Morabio, & Stohr, 2010; Evans, Pucik & Barsoux, 2002; Lazarova & Cerdin,2007).
- Future trends and implications (Van Brabant,2001; Stoddard & Harmer, 2010; People in Aid, 2008, 2007; Red Cross Finland, 2003; Parry & Keliher, 2009; Ulrich & Brookbank, 2005).
- Chasing Misery – an anthology of essays collecting different experiences, perspectives and voices of women involved in humanitarian work – Chasing Misery. Chief Editor and Organisation Development & Security Adviser – Kelsey Hoppe.