Engaging Armed Non-State Actors: Can They Contribute to Humanitarian Action? – 3 April 2007, 12:30 to 1:45 pm, at GIIS/HEI
This roundtable on interacting with armed non-state actors profits directly from research undertaken in the framework of two projects supported by the GIAN: “Field Study of Humanitarian Negotiations” and “Armed Non-State Actors and Mine Action”.
- Andrew Clapham, Professor, International Law, GIIS/HEI - Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors;
- Hugo Slim, Chief Scholar, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue - Negotiations and Mediation Involving Non-State Actors;
- Elisabeth Reusse-Decrey, President, Geneva Call – Armed Non-State Actors and Mine Action.
Greeting by Daniel Warner, Director, PSIO.
Moderated by Randall Harbour, Executive Secretary, GIAN.
Organised by the GIAN, in collaboration with the Program for the Study of International Organisation(s) of the Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI/GIIS), the roundtable will take place on Tuesday, 3 April from 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm at the Auditorium Jacques Freymond (AJF) at GIIS/HEI, rue de Lausanne 132, Geneva.
For more details, please contact the GIAN Secretariat, tel.: + 41 22 733 26 92, e-mail: email@example.com
Consult publications and other information from GIAN-supported projects relating to armed non-state actors:
A Handbook for Securing Access, Assistance and Protection for Civilians in Armed Conflict
(available in English only)
Involvement of Armed Non-State Actors in the Landmine Problem
(available in English and Spanish)