Integrating civilian protection into Nigerian military policy and practice

CIVIC Senior Advisor for Programs, Nigeria Chitra Nagarajan discusses civilian protection, the Nigerian military, and CIVIC’s work in the region in an article published by the Humanitarian Practice Network: The Nigerian government has taken these steps in part in response to international pressure to improve the military’s record on human rights, including the decision of the…

A UN peacekeeper on foot patrol in Dungu, a town in the extreme north of Oriental Province, near the border with South Sudan, stops to chat with local children. Image courtesy of MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti

Look How We’ve Grown!

We’re so pleased to announce that today is the official launch of our new website! We’re extremely proud of the new site, and we hope you appreciate the clean, new experience and functionality, too. We approached the website relaunch with three main goals: Mobile first: More than half of CIVIC’s website traffic comes from mobile devices.…

Strengthening the protection of civilians: 2018-2020

Federico Borello, Executive Director of Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC), today announced the creation of a new position, Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy, as the first step in the organization’s new three-year strategy focusing on innovation, program delivery, and evaluation aimed at better protecting more civilians in conflicts around the world. The new position…