Protecting civilians in armed conflict

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Geneva Call gathers 21 armed movements in Geneva to discuss how to better protect children and education in armed conflict

1 December 2016

From 22 to 24 November 2016, 31 leaders, commanders and advisers of 21 armed movements from 11 countries, including Syria, Iraq, Colombia, Yemen, and Burma/Myanmar, participated in workshops and discussions around the... read more

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Lebanon: Geneva Call trains youth from political parties on law of armed conflict

23 August 2016

With the support of Finland, Geneva Call launched a summer school on the rules of armed conflict for youth from different political parties in Lebanon. “This is a unique opportunity, a neutral space for Lebanese... read more

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Lebanon: 56 preachers and religious education teachers learn about humanitarian norms

4 April 2016

As part of its continuing strategy to spread knowledge of humanitarian norms among Lebanon’s civil society, Geneva Call recently held 2 two-day workshops on humanitarian norms in Tripoli: one for 23 male preachers and... read more

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Lebanon: launch of a study on “Children at Risk in the Palestinian Refugee Camps”

10 January 2016

On 7 December 2015, Geneva Call and the Nashit association launched a study called “Children at Risk in the Palestinian Refugee Camps” in Beirut. The study was presented at a conference co-organized by Geneva Call,... read more

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Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon: an interview with Wissam Al-Saliby, one of Geneva Call’s trainer

10 October 2015

Wissam Al-Saliby regularly conducts training courses on humanitarian norms for commanders and fighters from armed groups in Syria and Lebanon. In March 2015, he led a training session on policing and human rights for 15... read more

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IN THEIR WORDS – a new video featuring 13 representatives of armed non-State actors

16 September 2015

Geneva Call has just released a short video featuring 13 high-level representatives of armed non-State actors (ANSAs) from 10 countries, including Syria, Burma/Myanmar and Sudan. In it, they explain why they think it is... read more

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Lebanon: Inauguration of the Legal Training Center in Ain al-Hilweh Refugee Camp

28 October 2014

A milestone of Geneva Call's project in the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon was reached on 25 October with the inauguration of the Legal Training Center in Ain al-Hilweh camp. The Legal Support Unit (LSU) to the... read more

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Panel discussion with the Lebanese authorities on child protection

26 June 2014

Last 26 June in Beirut, Geneva Call and the Lebanese - Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC) – a government body that deals with issues relating to the Palestinian refugees residing on Lebanese territory – organized... read more

Dialogue on the protection of civilians with 10 senior Sunni Muslim leaders in Lebanon

15 April 2014

At the end of March, Geneva Call had the opportunity to discuss issues related to the protection of civilians in armed conflict and situations of armed violence with 10 senior Sunni leaders in Lebanon, including the... read more

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Palestinian factions in Lebanon adopt a declaration on the protection of children

29 January 2014

At the invitation of Geneva Call, nine Palestinian factions attended a roundtable discussion on the protection of children from the effects of armed conflict and violence in Mieh Mieh refugee camp, Lebanon, on 17... read more