What we offer members

Joining INSI makes your organisation part of the global commitment to protect journalists. Your membership fees allow us to carry out our vital work.

All members receive:

  • Knowledge sharing with other members in the network
  • Access to contacts and resources when specific questions arise
  • Opportunities to influence the industry’s safety policies and practices
  • Opportunities for the sector to learn of your good practice and to share experiences and lessons learned
  • Support in implementing the INSI Safety Code
  • Support in lobbying governments and authorities to ensure safe working in hostile and difficult areas

International and national media organisations receive the following additional membership benefits:

  • Places on INSI safety training courses for local staff members, where available
  • Lunchtime briefings at your offices on safety and security issues affecting your staff. You tell us what you want, and we’ll deliver
  • Access to INSI-organised after work events on subjects such as crisis management, preparation and planning for hostile environments and covering protests or demonstrations
  • Invitations to hear guest speakers who are leading experts in their field from both the journalism and safety and security industries
  • Advice and consultations with INSI experts to help you plan your deployments to hostile environments
  • Real time information exchange and the latest safety and security advice direct from the field through membership in our email safety groups and secure website forums