Challenges to the protection of civilians

Wed 25 Mar 2015
Time: 13:00 Location: NUPI Language: English Available seats: 0

This seminar takes a closer look on the challenges of protecting civilians.

The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies (NCHS) have the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar to discuss challenges to the Protection of Civilians.

This seminar takes a closer look on the challenges of protecting civilians. It discusses emerging and persistent trends, using Uganda as a case and with a particular focus on urban displacement. The seminar features presentations from five researchers that will speak on the basis of their current research on protection challenges.

Program 13:00–14:30

Øystein Lyngroth (Ministry of Foreign Affairs): Welcome

Loren Landau (Tufts University): Urban Displacement

Morten Bøås (NUPI): Economic Conditions of Displacement

Teddy Atim (Tufts University): Protection of Civilians in Uganda

Tove Heggli Sagmo (PRIO): Returnees and the Protection of Civilians

Jon Harald Sande Lie (NUPI): Protection and the Humanitarian-Development Nexus 

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