Protecting civilians in armed conflict
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Annual Report 2017 – Protecting Civilians in Armed Conflict

28th June 2018 |

Geneva Call has released its 2017 Annual Report, highlighting key achievements for the protection of civilians in armed conflicts over the last year. Among others, Geneva Call:

  • Engaged in dialogue with 69 armed non-State actors from 17 countries on the respect of humanitarian norms
  • Directly conducted 52 training sessions on humanitarian norms for 1,174 armed non-state actor (ANSA) members, including 116 women, from 29 ANSAs in six countries
  • Provided support to more than 100 demobilized children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Monitored the destruction of 2,446 stockpiled antipersonnel mines in Western Sahara
  • Negotiated the signature by 8 brigades of the Free Syrian Army of the Deed of Commitment prohibiting sexual violence and the signature by 7 brigades of the Deed of Commitment prohibiting the use of child soldiers.

>> Read our 2017 Annual Report