armed actors

Geneva Call Report: Conduct of Hostilities by Armed Non-State Actors

This week, Geneva Call published a new report on the Conduct of Hostilities by Armed Non-State Actors (ANSAs). The report emerges out of the third edition of the Garance Talks, which took place on February 2020, and focuses on the application of the rules of IHL governing this topic: distinction, proportionality and precaution. The 2020 …

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Oslo Forum Papers: Mediating criminal violence – Lessons from the gang truce in El Salvador

The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue has brought out a new report on mediating criminal violence in El Salvador. The report  – ‘Mediating Criminal Violence: Lessons from the gang truce in El Salvador’  – takes an in-depth look at the gang truce which was mediated between El-Salvador’s two main gangs, the Mara Salvatrucha-13 and the 18th Sreet gang in 2012. …

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Small Arms Survey ‘Armed Actors Issues Brief’ – ‘Demobilization in the DRC: Armed Groups and the Role of Organizational Control’

In April 2013, the Small Arms Survey published the first edition of its new series ‘Armed Actors Issues Brief’ entitled  ‘Demobilization in the DRC: Armed Groups and the Role of Organizational Control’. The briefing provides exactly the kind of real-life insight into the internal organization of armed groups which we like to share with the …

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