Why the Timber Market Could Become A Conflict-Ridden Extractive Industry in The Future

By Jasmine Phillips, Danique Kerkhof, Paul Wamp, Chris Knobloch In 2022, CIVIC partnered with the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University to examine contemporary challenges in the protection of civilians. Bachelors degree students in the integrated security studies project course divided into teams, and developed policy briefs for a range of institutional…

Disinformation Harms Civilians in Conflict in More Ways Than You Thought

By Chris Brew & Lauren Spink The use of deception and disinformation in warfare is not new. Sun Tzu, a Chinese general and military strategist was already writing about the phenomenon in the 5th century BC. But disinformation—defined as the intentional dissemination of inaccurate or misleading information—no longer just travels by word-of-mouth or newspaper. Modern…

REGISTER NOW: Prioritizing Protection of Civilians and Inclusive National Ownership in Peacekeeping Transitions

  REGISTER NOW  The Permanent Missions of Ireland, Kenya, the Netherlands, and Bangladesh, to the United Nations, with Center for Civilians in Conflict, the United Nations Transitions Team, the Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights and Civil Society representatives are pleased to invite you to a POC Week 2022 virtual expert-level roundtable on: …