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 Syria, Somalia, and Afghanistan, with our headquarters in Washington, DC. Learn more about our history and our founder, Marla Ruzicka, here.

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CIVIC Statement on US Airstrike Kunduz

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to our colleagues at Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) and the families of those killed and injured in the September 30 US airstrike... Press Release | Posted 05 Oct 2015

US Must Urge Saudi-led Coalition to Adopt Civilian Protection Measures in Yemen

WASHINGTON DC – The United States, which is providing intelligence and logistical support to the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, should condition its support on adherence to international... Press Release | Posted 03 Sep 2015

Un Nouveau Rapport Examine Les Besoins, Les Attentes Et Les Craintes De La Population Civile Au Mali


Pour plus d’informations, contacter : Kyle Dietrich +1 202 256 8546

Cynthia Sadler cindy@civiliansinconflict +1 202 270 9130


Un... Press Release | Posted 06 Aug 2015

The UN Security Council Must Do More to End Attacks on Civilians in Syria

We are a coalition of human rights and humanitarian organizations working to protect and assist the civilians of Syria. We wish to express our collective outrage at the never... Press Release | Posted 26 Jun 2015

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