When peacekeepers are equipped to understand, respond to and prevent some of the dynamics that can destabilise an often fragile peace, then their value is greatly enhanced in post-conflict situations. This is particularly the case if they are able to engage pro-actively on issues of conflict-related sexual violence and its ‘post-conflict’ manifestations in the form of sexual exploitation and abuse. The report offers testimony to the value of such training endeavours, as well as to the importance of the International Protocol as a guiding document around which to organise both the content and the process.
This year 2018, under the theme 'Putting People First', the UNHCR Consultation with NGOs took place from 27 - 29 June 2018 at the International Conference Centre Geneva (ICCG). Indeed honoured to have been invited, and to have represented Refugee Law Project in this very important international event.
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Hits: 56 Greetings from SOAS Refugee Forum. The podcast for the second episode of SOAS Refugee Forum is now available for download on SOAS Radio website. This podcast presents interviews conducted during the Ockenden International Prize Award which took place on 7th March 2017. Enjoy listening to Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond OBE (Emerata Professor and Associate,
Hits: 52Dear Friends, greetings from London, This is to inform you that I host a weekly half-hour radio talk show on SOAS Radio in a programme called SOAS Refugee Forum. Participants for this talk show are drawn from lecturers, researchers, refugees, refugee serving agencies (inter alia; CSO, NGOs, CBOs, FBOs), students, UN workers, government officials, and guests from