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Hot Topics: Conflict and Humanitarian Protection

April 1, 2019
Blog Post

What You Need to Know about the Protection of Civilians During U.S. Partnered Operations

The impact of fighting on civilians is particularly acute in urban areas, resulting in the destruction of multiple infrastructures.

December 5, 2018
Blog Post

Attacks on Media Workers Grow and Few Punished

"Two media workers have been murdered each week on average this year—73 to date, making it likely the number of those killed will meet or exceed that of 2017, when 82 media workers were murdered."

November 2, 2018
Blog Post

To Protect the World’s Humanitarians, Real Reform is Needed in the NGO Community

The NGO community has a unique role to play in leading others towards change. Our missions and values tie us to a unique ethical role in civil society, so our practices must reflect that.

August 15, 2018
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In the News

UN rights expert calls for civilian protection as fighting escalates between military and armed groups

Calling on the Myanmar Government to “immediately reverse its decision not to allow access to all humanitarian organizations”, the United Nations expert on human rights in the South-East Asian country said on Friday, that “it’s vital that assistance is able to reach those who have fled violence in the region”.

January 18, 2019
In the News

Where There is a Political Will, There is a Way to Protect Civilians

2018 was a disastrous year for civilians caught in conflict. Ensuring the protection of civilians in conflict requires consistent, committed, and courageous support from leaders at all levels.

January 14, 2019
Statement

InterAction applauds Congressional Action to Minimize Civilian Harm in 2018 Defense Bill

InterAction welcomes the positive developments to minimize civilian harm in conflict in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and…

December 12, 2017
Staff

Anna Jaffe

January 24, 2020
Blog Post

Civil Society Guidance for a Model Policy

Over the past decade, armed conflict has been too often characterized by immense human suffering resulting from the actions of…

March 12, 2020
Blog Post

Countering Stigmatization in the Humanitarian Response to COVID-19

On May 29th, 2020, a panel of experts gathered for a webinar hosted by InterAction’s Protection Working Group to share…

June 15, 2020