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Education and Non State Actors: Towards a Comprehensive Agenda

A thought-provoking report was published last week by Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC) on ‘Education and Armed Non State Actors: Towards a Comprehensive Agenda’. The report, written by Jonathan Somer at Persona Grata Consulting (formerly from Geneva Call), addresses education and non State actors. It was written for a Workshop on Education and Armed …

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News Roundup – 10 February 2015

Opinion Juris post: IHL doesn’t regulate NIAC interment: A Drafting History Perspective.  OHCHR report: Background paper on attacks against girls seeking to access information.  Netherlands: lottery grant to help halt military use of schools.  Colombia: The amnesty tightrope.  Kenneth Roth: The two big holes in the strategy against IS.  Assad says Syria is informed on anti-IS strikes.  …

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News Roundup – 15-17 December 2014

Private military and security companies: implementation of Montreux document. Protecting schools and universities from military use.  Sworn enemies make peace in Colombia, after putting down their guns. Pakistan school killings: Zeid calls for united front against “savage extremism”.  FARC ‘amnesty’: protesters reject ‘impunity’.  Syrian rebels ‘hell canons’ kill 300 civilians, monitoring group.  Boko Haram fuels …

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