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Engaging with Armed Groups to Enhance their Respect of Humanitarian Norms: Mission Impossible?

  • YH/001b, Research Centre for Social Scieneces University of York, 6 Innovation Close, Heslington York YO10 5ZF (map)

Ezequiel Heffes is a Thematic Legal Adviser for Geneva Call, a humanitarian NGO that is dedicated to promoting respect by non-state armed groups for international humanitarian norms in armed conflict and other situations of violence. In this public lecture, Ezequiel will speak about his experiences of engaging a variety of non-state armed groups in humanitarian dialogue, the successes of such work, as well as the challenges.