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Inside the jungles of the Democratic Republic of Congo: ending the use of child soldiers

10 Dezember 2016

In Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, numerous children under 18 are recruited by armed groups. Geneva Call is negotiating with 4 of them to put an end to this practice. In July 2016, Geneva…... mehr lesen

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 law of armed conflict for youth from different political parties in Lebanon. “This is a unique opportunity, a neutral space for Lebanese... mehr lesen

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Seven leaders of a Syrian Kurdish political movement discuss humanitarian norms in Geneva

27 Juli 2016

From July 9 to 10, Geneva Call organized a workshop with high-level representatives of the Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC) - an opposition political movement in the Kurdish area of Syria - to discuss key... mehr lesen


Iran: a Kurdish armed movement takes official commitments to reinforce the protection of civilian

28 Juni 2015

The Kurdistan Freedom Party from Iran, (Parti Azadi Kurdistan, PAK), signed Geneva Call’s Deeds of Commitment banning AP mines, prohibiting sexual violence and against gender discrimination and protecting children in... mehr lesen


FIGHTER, NOT KILLER: A mobile application to raise awareness of the law of war among armed groups

19 Mai 2015

Can a hospital be targeted if the enemy is inside and targeting you? Can you enrol young people as combatants without being sure they are 18? Can you pretend to surrender in order to attack your enemy by surprise? These... mehr lesen


Geneva Call’s programme coordinator in Colombia receives the Henry Dunant prize

12 Mai 2015

On 11 May 2015, at a ceremony held in the Alabama Room of Geneva Hôtel de Ville, the national coordinator of Geneva Call’s programmes in Colombia and head of the NGO “Compromiso Humano”, Ms. Yolvi Lena Padilla... mehr lesen


Training in Yemen and the Philippines on sexual violence and gender equality

10 Januar 2015

Sexual violence and rape in particular are pervasive in many armed conflicts. Geneva Call has been engaging armed non-State actors and local communities on this issue, as well as on the promotion of gender equality... mehr lesen


Sudan: Training on international humanitarian norms for four armed movements

28 Oktober 2014

From 22nd to 24th October, Geneva Call conducted several training sessions on humanitarian norms for 33 high-level officers, military commanders and legal advisers from four Sudanese armed non-State actors (ANSA). It is... mehr lesen


Syria: major brigade of the Free Syrian Army commits against anti-personnel mines and sexual violence

27 Oktober 2014

Hazzm Movement, a major brigade of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), signed Geneva Call’s Deeds of Commitment banning anti-personnel mines, and prohibiting sexual violence and against gender discrimination. The Secretary... mehr lesen


Syria: monitoring the prohibition of child soldiers by Kurdish armed forces

7 Oktober 2014

Following the signature of the Deed of Commitment protecting children in armed conflict by the People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) last July, 149 child soldiers were demobilized... mehr lesen