- Safety and security in daily life: choosing appropriate hotel rooms, residences and means of transportation.
- Reducing the probability and the consequences of incidents.
- Basic communication and negotiation techniques when facing officials and weapon bearers at roadblocks or check-points.
- Reacting to sexual harassment, threatening individuals or angry crowds, shooting in public places, etc.
- Applying simple stress prevention tools and coping mechanisms.
- Learning from your own experience.
Short theoretical inputs, individual and group reflections and exercises, exchange of experiences among participants, tailor made approach depending on participant’s destinations.
Professionals in humanitarian aid, development cooperation or peace promotion who are about to travel abroad on short or long-term assignments, and their spouses or partners.
At the end of this workshop you will be able to:
- identify the main risks in the context you are travelling to;
- choose secure places to stay overnight and means of travel;
- analyse and monitor your environment;
- reflect upon a coherent security framework;
- acknowledge the links between personal safety and stress management.