Event Report – PAX PoC Conference 2017: Shared Goals Different Visions?
On 4-5 October 2017 the Protection of Civilians Department of PAX organized the conference ‘’Protection of Civilians. Shared Goals, Different Visions?’’
The conference brought together experts with experience in MINUSMA, MONUSCO and UNMISS; the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Ministry of Defence; Forsvarets Forsknings Institutt (FFI); the Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC); and PAX to discuss current challenges in protection of civilians and to find pathways and opportunities to improving PoC in practice. The event was initiated by the Protection of Civilians department of PAX as part of its Strategic Partnership with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.