IPI Live Events During POC Week 2020

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Calendar of Side Events

Thursday, May 28th at 11:00am EST
Safeguarding Civilians during a Pandemic: The Repercussions of COVID-19 on the Protection Agenda
How have COVID-19 and measures to mitigate its propagation amplified the vulnerabilities of civilian caught in conflict and humanitarian crises, and how have they raised new challenges for protection actors, including humanitarian workers, peacekeepers and human rights defenders? Read more>>

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Friday, May 29th at 3:00pm EST
Pledging to Protect Civilians in Peacekeeping Operations: Lessons from the Implementation of the Kigali Principles
Panelists will explore the extent to which troop- and police-contributing countries have incorporated the eighteen principles into their efforts to enhance the delivery of POC mandates, ongoing challenges with implementation, and the way forward to pursue their full implementation and promote their endorsement among all contributors to peacekeeping. Read more>>

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Our Protection of Civilians Program

Led by Namie di Razza, the program focuses on issues related to protection of civilians in the context of UN peace operations. Read more>>