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Humanitarian engagement with armed groups

Humanitarian engagement with armed groups

the Colombian paramilitaries.

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Published by Henry Dunant Centre in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autodefensas unidas de Colombia.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Colombian paramilitaries.
    Serieshd study, Case study -- vol. 1, no. 2
    ContributionsHenry Dunant Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15562733M

    Based on its humanitarian mandate, the ICRC has a unique dialogue with armed forces, police, security forces, and non-state armed groups in over countries across the globe. Ken Hume heads the unit responsible for supporting this dialogue. Join us online to discuss innovative approaches to generate respect for international humanitarian law during armed conflicts.

    The expressions international humanitarian law, law of armed conflicts and law of war may be regarded as equivalents. International organizations, universities and even States will tend to favor international humanitarian law (or humanitarian law), whereas the other two expressions are more commonly used by the armed forces. Refugee law Human.   See for example Gillard (), Humanitarian Action and Non-state Armed Groups: The International Legal Framework, p. 15; and Keatinge and Keen (), Humanitarian Action and Non-state Armed Groups: The Impact of Banking Restrictions on UK NGOs, p. 24; and also Mackintosh and Duplat (), Study of the Impact of Donor Counter-Terrorism.

    In , as part of a joint project on Humanitarian Engagement with Non-state Armed Groups between Chatham House’s International Security Department and International Law Programme, 2 three research papers were commissioned to explore, respectively, the international regulatory. Given the predominance of non-international armed conflict, armed groups are central within most of today’s humanitarian contexts. Individual agencies and NGOs have consequently had to grow their ability to engage safely and effectively with these groups, and to .


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Humanitarian Engagement with Non-state Armed Groups. to work towards developing a principled approach to engagement by humanitarian actors with NSAGs so as not to impede the delivery of humanitarian aid. That briefing drew on the work of the papers now brought together in this collection, which frames four aspects of why such an approach is Author: Hannah Bryce, Claudia Hofmann, Ben Saul, Charu Lata Hogg, Andrew MacLeod, Joshua Webb.

The Armed Humanitarians: The Rise of the Nation Builders Hardcover – Febru () will appreciate repeated references to that title and how its philosophy of active civilian engagement is admired and emulated by military in the field.

Equal parts inspiring and frustrating, this is a must-read for anyone seeking to understand U Cited by: Humanitarian Engagement with Nonstate Armed Groups: Enhancing the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict MARCH Executive Summary In today’s armed conflicts, humanitarian actors are increasingly challenged by the presence and proliferation of nonstate armed groups (NSAGs).

In many cases, NSAGs exert control over territories and. engagement of armed groups should include ‘efforts to persuade [them] to respect humanitarian and human rights principles, including [inter alia, to] treat captured combatants and others hors de combat humanely, without discrimination and with.

The prevalence of armed conflicts involving armed non-State actors carries important legal, policy, and operational implications for humanitarian professionals. Focusing on their application to non-State armed actors, this workshop provides a review of the relevant bodies of international law, in particular international humanitarian law and.

This project seeks to understand the dynamics that will determine support for a principle-based approach to engagement by humanitarian actors with non-state armed groups (NSAGs).

Non-state armed groups (NSAGs) are increasingly significant players in violent conflict. HENCKAERTS Jean-Marie, “Binding Armed Opposition Groups through Humanitarian Treaty Law and Customary Law”, in Proceedings of the BrugesColloquium, Relevance of International Humanitarian Law to Non-State Actors, 25thth Octoberin Collegium No.

27, Springpp. The Sanremo Handbook on Rules of Engagement is intended to continue in the same vein as previous well-known Sanremo publications such as the Sanremo Manual on International Law Applicable to Armed Conflicts at Sea, published in and the Sanremo Manual on the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict, published in File Size: KB.

The recent publication of ‘Compliant Rebels' by Hyeran Jo is an important contribution to the literature on armed groups and international law.

One of the most interesting aspects about the book for lawyers is that Hyeran Jo is a political scientist. As a result, unlike existing legal literature on compliance (which has mainly focused on Author: Katharine Fortin.

Primed and Purposeful: Armed Groups and Human Security Efforts in the Philippines, by Soliman M. Santos, Jr. and Paz Verdades M. Santos with Octavio A. Dinampo, Herman Joseph S. Kraft, Artha Kira R. Paredes, and Raymund Jose G. Quilop, edited by Diana Rodriguez, published by the South-South Network for Non-State Armed Group Engagement and the Small Arms Survey, April that armed groups use, store, and manage small arms in ways that are consistent with international humanitarian law, interna- tional human rights law, and other applicable standards.

Among the most promising opportunities for engagement are prohibitions, and other precautionary measures, to curb the. Most wars today pit states against armed groups, and talking with such groups is therefore vital for all those working to promote compliance with the law and strengthen the protection of conflict victims.

Reaching them, however, involves overcoming material, security-related, legal and political obstacles. What arguments can be invoked to convince armed groups. This article identifies two countervailing sets of norms – one promoting humanitarian engagement with non-state armed groups (NSAGs) in armed conflict in order to protect populations in need, and the other prohibiting such engagement with listed 'terrorist' groups in order to protect security – and discusses how this conflict of norms might affect the capacity of humanitarian organizations.

Engaging Non-State Armed Groups in Humanitarian Action armed groups (NSAGs) on violent conflict is a consequence of the persistence of groups. State engagement with NSAGs can also be used as a forum for rebel propaganda.

Alternatively, from an NSAG perspective, formal dialogue with. This manual provides guidance on humanitarian negotiations with non- State armed groups and is intended for use by humanitarian, development and human rights organizations and by humanitarian personnel tasked with conducting these Size: 1MB.

Even as professionals of human rights and humanitarian action, we tend to automatically put members of armed groups in the ‘perpetrator’ box – the ‘monsters’ versus the ‘victims’.

It’s true: many armed groups commit horrific acts in armed conflict. So do States. And to. For Geneva Call it is crucial to properly coordinate humanitarian engagement activities with other humanitarian actors working in the field of displacement.

With this objective in mind a roundtable meeting was organised on displacement in Goma, DRC, in which 18 representatives of INGOs, Congolese NGOs, UN agencies and the local media participated. ‘The New Humanitarian Law in Non-International Armed Conflict’, in A.

Cassese (ed.), The New Humanitarian Law of Armed Conflict (Editoriale Scientifica S.r.l., Napoli, ), pp. – Eide, A. et al., ‘ Combating Lawlessness in Gray Zone Conflicts Through Minimum Humanitarian Standards ’ () 89 American Journal of. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

key lessons from Afghanistan, Sudan and Somalia 1 The research project included over inter-views with aid workers, members of armed groups and others.

Individual case studies and other material from the project, ‘Talking to the Other Side: Humanitarian Negotiations with Armed Non-State Actors’, are.

challenges to effective engagement with armed groups, and what can be done to mitigate them. The literature on past and present negotiations remains very partial and focused on the most prominent actors or conflicts, with only limited reflection on the means and implications of contact between humanitarian actors and armed : Ashley Jackson, Eleanor Davey.

Bellal A. () Welcome on Board: Improving Respect for International Humanitarian Law Through the Engagement of Armed Non-State Actors. In: Gill T., McCormack T., Geiß R., Krieger H., Paulussen C.

(eds) Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law Vol Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, vol T.M.C. Asser Press, The HagueCited by: 2.This chapter reviews progress achieved to date in the engagement of armed groups on humanitarian norms and reflects on the utility of engaging groups on the small arms issue.