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Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

The use of explosive weapons in populated areas (EWIPA) has caused significant harm to civilian populations. Beyond individual deaths and injuries, explosive weapons cause indirect and reverberating effects, such as psychological…
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Apr 14, 2021
Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Building the Evidence Base

In armed conflicts around the world, destruction of civilians’ property and assets, public services, and critical civilian infrastructure has resulted in devastating consequences for civilian…
InterAction
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Nov 2, 2020
Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

An Unwavering Global Commitment

Each year on September 21, the world comes together to celebrate the International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) to recognize a collective global commitment…
Josephine Thornton
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Sep 21, 2020
Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Embracing the Protection Outcome Mindset

Reducing the risk experienced by people in situations of armed conflict is both possible and essential. NEW: Watch the full webinar announcing InterAction Results-Based Protection…
Keri Gaba
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Jun 11, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

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 State and non-State parties to…
InterAction
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Mar 12, 2020
Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

An Invisible Threat

Chemical weapons (C.W.) invoke a unique, inherent fear in people in a way most conventional weapons do not, making them a particularly nefarious means…
Sarah Malhotra
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Nov 30, 2019

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