Security Council Norms and Practice on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

This paper examines developments in Security Council (the Council) language relating to the protection of civilians (PoC) in its situation-specific resolutions4 from January 2009 to October 2013. During this period, concerns relating to PoC have been included more frequently and more comprehen- sively in situation-specific resolutions. 

Publication date: 
June, 2014
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