Protection of civilians in the Sahel – enhancing prevention, populations’ engagement and the promotion of international humanitarian law and international human rights law.

Webstream (without interpretation)
Humanitarian Talks


This session will discuss ongoing initiatives that seek to place the protection of civilians (PoC) at the heart of security and development operations and strategies in the Sahel. It will discuss what can be further done to enhance the respect for International Humanitarian Law and for Human Rights Law by all parties. It will explore how different actors across the humanitarian, human rights and security realms can work together to enhance civilian protection and better humanitarian access to those in need.
UNOHCHR and the Executive Secretariat of the G5 Sahel