humanitarian access

Webinar 7 Oct 2020: non-State armed groups: people, power, policies

Wed, Oct 7, 2020 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM CEST On October 7th 2020, the ICRC will host an expert panel to discuss humanitarian organizations’ engagement to non-State armed groups (NSAGs). The discussion will provide insights on the structure, organization and operations of NSAGs. Leading experts will take stock of key trends that ICRC and …

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9th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law on Access for Humanitarian Action on 3-4 November 2014

In a couple of weeks, I have the pleasure to speak at a conference organised by the ICRC and the Minerva Center for Human Rights on “Access for Humanitarian Action: Legal and Operational Challenges in Assisting and Protecting People Affected by Armed Conflict”. This 9th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law will take place …

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News Roundup – 25 April 2014

UN finds humanitarian aid still blocked in Syria, despite resolution. Nigeria vows to find school girls. Central African Republic’s Seleka call for secession amid sectarian war. UN calls for inquiry into South Sudan massacre. South Sudan frees alleged rebel leaders.

News Roundup – 20 December 2013

United Nations General Assembly adopts unanimous resolution against drone attacks.  Drive for Syrian peace talks resume in November.  Enforced disappearances in Syria widespread, reports UN rights panel.  US counter-terrorism laws block humanitarian aid.  CAR: UN experts urge parties to pull back from ‘brink’ of all-out war.  Letter from Bangui: a Thursday of horror.  South Sudan …

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News Roundup – 25 July 2013

Al Jazeera Inside Story: Syria – the risks of intervention. HRW: Syria’s humanitarian blackmail is a ‘war crime’. ICC urged to investigate Ivory Coast’s Forces Nouvelles leaders. M23 charges that civilians were killed in army attack on military camp. Sudan Darfur rebels attack North Kordofan military. Darfur: surging violence reaffirms need for inclusive political dialogue, says …

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