At Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC), our team is focused on helping civilians caught in the midst of armed conflict. We work directly with people who have the power to transform the planning, conduct, and aftermath of conflicts for civilians—from military officials and policymakers to UN bodies and civilians themselves. Our staff is found in places like Iraq, Nigeria, South Sudan, Ukraine, and Afghanistan, with our headquarters in Washington, DC. Learn more about our vision here.

Want to know what you can do today? Sign up here!

where we work map

Latest News

Uncertainty Looms for Civilians in Mosul

By Saman Omar, Program Officer in Iraq

Three years after surrendering it to the Islamic State (ISIS), Iraqi Security Forces have reclaimed Mosul. But wresting the city... Blog Post | Posted 24 Jul 2017

US Program Update - July 17, 2017

As part of our expanded online presence and making our work more accessible, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) will be posting occasional updates to our various programs. Our... Blog Post | Posted 17 Jul 2017

#GoTIHL? Game of Thrones and the Laws of War

Love HBO's Game of Thrones? Interested in International Humanitarian Law? Then join Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC)'s IHL experts on twitter on during the Season 7 premiere... Blog Post | Posted 14 Jul 2017

CIVIC Statement on Amnesty International Report on Mosul, Coalition Response

Following the release of Amnesty International’s report on civilian harm in the Mosul campaign and the Anti-ISIS Coalition response, executive director Federico Borello of Center for Civilians... Press Release | Posted 13 Jul 2017

Follow the Center for Civilians on Twitter