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Geneva Call launches an annual expert meeting series on armed non-State actors and challenges to compliance with International Humanitarian Law

10 September 2014

On 5th September, Geneva Call announced the launch of the Annual Garance Discussions, a series of meetings that will be held every year at its new offices in Geneva. The meetings will bring together experts in... mehr lesen

Syria: Kurdish armed forces demobilize 149 child soldiers

7 Juli 2014

On 5 July, after several months of negotiations with Geneva Call, the People’s Protection Units (YPG), the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ), and the « Democratic Self-Administration in Rojava » demobilized 149... mehr lesen

Panel discussion with the Lebanese authorities on child protection

26 Juni 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... mehr lesen

Syrian Kurdish armed non-State actor commits to ban anti-personnel mines, sexual violence and child recruitment

16 Juni 2014

On 5 June 2014, in Ramalan, in the Kurdish region of Syria, the People's Protection Units (YPG), the Women's Protection Units (YPJ), and the « Democratic Self-Administration in Rojava » signed Geneva Call's Deed of... mehr lesen

Geneva Call’s 2013 annual report is available

2 Juni 2014

The report provides an update on Geneva Call’s activities over the past year. In 2013, Geneva Call engaged 48 armed non-State actors towards compliance with international humanitarian norms in 16 countries and... mehr lesen

Participation in the London Global Summit to end Sexual Violence in armed conflict

27 Mai 2014

Geneva Call and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) will organize a side event at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London next 11 June. The event will be the opportunity to... mehr lesen

International Humanitarian Law and Islamic law in the Syrian conflict

6 Mai 2014

International Humanitarian Law (IHL) experts, provided by Geneva Call, recently conducted two training sessions for members of the Islamic Front, a coalition of several Islamic armed groups operating in Syria. These... mehr lesen

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... mehr lesen

Burmese armed group commits to child protection and the prohibition of sexual violence

20 März 2014

To read the version in Burmese, click here. On 19 March 2014 in Geneva, representatives from the Burma/Myanmar armed non-State actor -  the Chin National Front (CNF) and its armed wing the Chin National Army (CNA) –... mehr lesen