Protection of Civilians in UN Peacekeeping

UN peacekeeping is an instrument which provides security, political and peacebuilding support to help countries make the difficult transition from conflict to peace. Noting that civilians continue to account for the vast majority of casualties in situations of armed conflict, the United Nations Security Council has passed regular resolutions on the protection of civilians. These … Continued

Empowering Women of Ukraine for Peacebuilding

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine caused global consequences. Women, Peace, Security agenda, outlined in UN Security Council’s resolutions and including such main pillars as Participation, Protection, Prevention, and Relief and Recovery, became even more topical. However, despite progress with involvement of women to politics and decision-making in Ukraine, women remain excluded from recovery decision-making. The action … Continued

Europe Prykhystok

“Europe Prykhystok” is a regional effort initiated in April 2022 to support the most vulnerable victims of the war in Ukraine, especially children. We believe that there is an untapped potential for local actors to develop a decentralized regional governance to more thoughtfully and more creatively respond to the emerging challenges relating to large movements … Continued

Humanitarian Digital Infrastructure

2022-23 Scale-up project   Overview  Commit Global built and deployed the digital infrastructure Ukrainian refugees need if entering Romania, the EU country with the longest border with Ukraine. The ecosystem ensures: Accurate official information on entering & staying in Romania The authorities with necessary digital infrastructure for aid management Access to healthcare for the chronically … Continued

Digital Dilemmas in conflict crises

With the increased digitalization of our world, people affected by conflict are exposed to new types of risks. For the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), this issue is becoming central since the consequences of these risks can have a dire impact. On top of a stressful situation, the misuse or mishandling of data … Continued


2022-23 Scale-up project   Overview  Jouhouzia is a program aiming at ensuring heritage protection. The program engages with stakeholders in the public and private sectors aiming at setting the ground for an operational multidisciplinary team to act in times of emergencies. The Lebanese partners in the project are: the army, fire brigade, red cross, ministries … Continued

Action Plan for Protecting Ukrainian Heritage

ALIPH was created to respond quickly to crises and support concrete projects. This reactivity was demonstrated from the first day of the war in Ukraine when ALIPH contacted Ukrainian and Polish heritage professionals, national authorities, and international organizations to evaluate needs and prepare emergency measures to protect Ukrainian heritage. On 7 March, the ALIPH Foundation … Continued

The Peace Hub

The Peace Hub enables rapid interventions at the community-level throughout Indonesia to address the potentially destabilizing socio-economic impacts of Covid-19. Interventions include delivering essential food supplies to female-led civil society organizations working on peace projects, providing PPE to community police officers, supporting media professionals to dispelling myths and misinformation, and mitigating protection risks for people … Continued

Awaaz information centre

The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is one of the most severe and complex crises in the world. An estimated 9.4 million Afghans are currently in need of life-saving assistance. Awaaz Afghanistan, the first nationwide inter-agency humanitarian call centre, is funded by the Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund, the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid, UNHCR and … Continued

Spheres of dialogue

The Spheres of Dialogue project aims to foster professional exchanges and capacity building of humanitarian negotiators on the frontlines. This unique and innovative project has three dimensions: 1) Building active relationships between humanitarian field practitioners, policymakers and experts in a region through synchronous online and multisite discussions and facilitating the comparison of approaches in a … Continued