Director-General Chairs Session of International Forum for the Challenges of Peace Operations, organized by Geneva Centre for Security Policy
10 May 2012
The Director-General chaired a session on “Peace Operations and the Humanitarian Space – How can the military and the civilians cooperate in protecting civilians?” as part of the International Forum for the Challenges of Peace Operations, organized by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. He noted that protection of civilians is at the very heart of humanitarian work, but also of peacekeeping, which is aimed fundamentally at stopping violence and enabling peace to develop. He also highlighted Geneva as a centre of expertise on this and other relevant subjects.