CIVIC
Non-governmental Organization based in United States of America

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28 Jul 2017 description

WASHINGTON—After this week’s Nigerian Defence Headquarters’ statement on the bombing of the IDP camp in Rann, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC)’s Senior Director of Programs Marla Keenan issued the following statement:

13 Jul 2017 description

Following the release of Amnesty International’s report on civilian harm in the Mosul campaign and the Anti-ISIS Coalition response, executive director Federico Borello of Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) issued the following statement:**

30 Jun 2017 description

Dear Mr. President,

We write on behalf of 10 non-governmental organizations with experience and expertise on the ongoing crisis in Syria regarding your upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G20 meeting in Hamburg on July 7-8, 2017. During your meeting, we ask that you address the gross violation of humanitarian norms that has characterized the violence in Syria, a conflict which now has killed and displaced millions of civilians, creating the largest flow of refugees since the Second World War.

02 Jun 2017 description
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An Open Letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres

As organizations working to protect the rights of children in armed conflict, we are dismayed by your reported decision to “freeze” any new additions of parties to conflict that commit grave violations of children’s rights to the annexes to your 2017 annual report to the United Nations Security Council on children and armed conflict. We urge you to reconsider, and issue an updated list with your report, including all perpetrators responsible for patterns of grave violations against children in 2016.

06 Apr 2017 description

Central African Republic: UN Needs Support, Not Cuts, To Protect Civilians

AMID ESCALATING VIOLENCE, UN PEACE OPERATION IS STRUGGLING TO DO MORE WITH LESS