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.

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CIVIC Statement on Mosul: Civilian Safety Is a ‘Test’ for Iraqi Government

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CIVIC Senior Program Manager MENA Sahr Muhammedally said:

“The Iraqi assault on Mosul, which started on Oct. 17 with... Press Release | Posted 21 Oct 2016

CIVIC’s Sahr Muhammedally on Mosul

Sahr Muhammedally, senior program manager for the Middle East and Asia, briefed the House of Representative's Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on Oct 6, 2016, on the ... Blog Post | Posted 11 Oct 2016

CIVIC Responds to Chinese Denials on UNMISS

Federico Borello, Executive Director of Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) said today in a statement: "South Sudan is a challenging environment for all troop contributing countries to UNMISS,... Press Release | Posted 11 Oct 2016

South Sudan: UN Falls Short During July Violence in Juba

UNITED NATIONS (Oct. 5, 2016)—The United Nations needs to ensure transparency and accountability for the inadequate response of its peacekeepers during the July crisis in Juba, Center for Civilians... Press Release | Posted 05 Oct 2016

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