Humanitarian programme: managing security

Humanitarian programme: managing security

Dates:  October 28th to 30th 2019

Location: Lyon, France

Who should attend: already working or willing to work as a manager in the humanitarian sector.

Prerequisites: mandatory Previous experience in project or programme management. Level of English proficiency: B2 minimum (according to European language levels – Self Assessment Grid)


  • To enable participants to develop an adequate and relevant security strategy related to a specific context or project learn the definitions of security and safety, know the global trends in aid worker security and safety, analyse a context and identify major threats, vulnerabilities and risks for humanitarian organisations, identify security responsibilities and decision-making process, develop and implement an adequate and relevant security strategy related to a specific context or project (acceptance, protection and deterrence), use adequate tools (security plan, contingency plan, Standard Operating Procedures) to prevent or mitigate risks towards the organisation staff, assets and reputation, report and manage security information

Cost: 480€. Further information about funding opportunities:

Further information & application: Bioforce Institute website


The Bioforce Institute is a unique training and career advisory centre that aims to develop the key skills of those involved in humanitarian and aid programmes. We have been working with major NGOs for more than 35 years, the humanitarian community is involved in creating our training programmes and keeping them cutting-edge.  Every year, more than 2500 people get trained or awarded certification with Bioforce.