New: Crisis Communication Course
New Crisis Communication Course
17 September »
Dates Safety for Female Travellers Training 2014
Safety for Female TravellersCourse  25 September »
Basic Safety & Security Course USA 25-27 September 2014
Basic Safety & Security Course USA:25-27 September »
Family Support Training
Family Support Training: 20 November »
Refresher Course: 7 July
Refresher Course: 7 July »

CSD: NGO safety training, advice & knowledge sharing


Centre for Safety and Development (CSD) is a Netherlands based foundation specialised in safety and security for other non-profit organisations worldwide.

We believe that sharing security knowledge and skills enables  organisations and their staff to work in unsafe areas, hereby contributing to a better world.
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What participants say about our training


  • "Very effective training. Thank you so much for all the enthusiasm to all trainers, facilitators and actors!"


    - Participant Basic Safety & Security Course, May 2014 -

  • "Maybe this training is the best one I ever had. It can save my life."


    - Participant Tailor Made Course, June 2014 -

  • "Excellent trainers. All are very open, energetic, skilled and friendly people. I felt very safe throughout the whole course."


    - Participant Basic Safety & Security Course, March 2014 -

  • "Excellent – I will recommend the course to others without hesitation."


    - Participant Basic Safety & Security Course USA, March 2014 -

  • "I think simulations are so important and each one was a really valuable learning experience."


    - Participant Basic Safety & Security Course USA, March 2014 -

  • "The best course I’ve ever had! Thank you very much."


    - Participant Basic Safety & Security Course, March 2014 -

  • "The course exceeded my expectations. I liked the small group atmosphere."


    - Participant Basic Safety & Security Course USA, March 2014 -

  • "The actors were REAL and the trainers were SUPER!"


    - Participants Basic Safety & Security Course Light, June 2014 -

We organise over a 100 trainings a year. Read more about our trainings.
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Upcoming events


  • Basic Safety & Security Course

    Soesterberg, the Netherlands

    September 18-20, 2014

  • Safety for Female Travellers Course

    Amersfoort, the Netherlands

    September 25, 2014

  • Basic Safety & Security Course, USA

    Millwood, Virginia, USA

    September 25-27, 2014

  • Refresher Safety and Security Course

    Amersfoort, The Netherlands

    October 06, 2014

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Events worldwide



Latest blogposts

Security from Experience VI: Javeria Malik (ActionAid International)

August 01, 2014
By Andrea Bos. Javeria Malik is global security advisor for ActionAid and she is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. ActionAid is an international federation with offices in about 45 countries. Each office has its own security focal point, but... [...]

Security from Experience V: Sicko Pijpker (ICCO)

July 18, 2014
By Andrea Bos. Sicko is currently security advisor for ICCO Cooperation and has years of experience as a security advisor and in the field. He started as a hydrogeologist in developing countries, and moved later to conflict- and post-conflict... [...]
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