PAX PoC Conference 2020 – Expert Panel ‘Community engagement during uncertainty’
On December 1-3, 2020, the PAX Protection of Civilians Conference brought together a network of PoC partners on three key themes: People and Protection, National Contributions to PoC, and the Reverberating Effects of Civilian Harm.
On day 2 (People & Protection), Shivan Fazil (Researcher at SIPRI’s MENA Program) and Saba Azeem (Project Lead Human Security Survey Iraq at PAX) facilitated an expert panel on the concept and practice of community engagement in Iraq. The expert panel consisted of Ali Al-Assad (CIVIC’s Iraq Country Director), Michel Rentenaar (The Netherlands’ Ambassador to Iraq), Sajad Jiyad (Iraqi Political Analyst), and Jamal Al-Jawaheri (Founder of the Al-Amal Association).
The annual PAX PoC Conferences are organized by PAX’s PoC Team in partnership with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs