International Day of the Disappeared
On the International Day of the Disappeared, the IHL Centre stands united its commitment to raising awareness about the plight of missing persons and their families around the world.
Humanitarian assistance and access in armed conflict
A report by the Syria Regional Desk of the Diakonia International Humanitarian Law Centre on humanitarian access and assistance in areas controlled by non-State armed groups.
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Diakonia International Humanitarian Law Centre Statement on the current events in Israel and Gaza
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Mali and Sahel conflict
Syria and the region
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