Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) and the International Rescue Committee (IRC), alongside 19 other leading organisations working to improve the protection of civilians in armed conflict (PoC), have published a joint statement ahead of the 23 May UN Security Council Open Debate at the sixth edition of PoC Week. This statement calls for UN Member States to take swift and ambitious action in addressing the need for policies and practices that effectively address the full protection of civilians in all their diversity. Read the statement, including recommendations for tackling these challenges.

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