Upon completion of this activity, students should come to terms with the geopolitical challenges facing the MENA region and their historical foundations. Students should also gain an understanding of the complexities involved in dealing and negotiating with non-state armed groups.
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On 18 December 2013, the ICRC organized a conference at the Humanitarium in Geneva. The topic under discussion was humanitarian dialogue with non-state armed groups, focusing on the impact of geopolitical challenges in the contexts of the Middle East and South Asia. The event benefited from the presence of Dr Gérard Chaliand, a renowned expert on insurgency warfare and terrorism, along with three other specialists in humanitarian dialogue with non-state armed groups.
The Red Cross makes a podcast and a text-summary of the event available on its official website. It may be accessed via this link.Take quiz