ARTICLE 19 measures its risks and allocates responsibilities to address them


What makes this practice exemplary?

ARTICLE 19 maintains a risk register for their organisation that is reviewed on an ongoing basis by senior staff and the board at their twice-yearly meetings. The register includes physical, environmental, political and financial risks, each of which are assigned a mitigating action and a responsible party.


ARTICLE 19 has also begun a process of using external risk management consultants to assist in assessing case-specific risks, such as when staff are threatened with reprisals for their official work duties by external actors, and situational risks for offices located in places of conflict, such as Mexico and Bangladesh.

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