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Find the latest developments affecting our partners and those in war and conflict.

Tuesday, 18 December, 2012
On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, the Urgent Responses Working Group of the Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) International Coalition and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) are pleased to launch the Online... Read More
Sunday, 9 December, 2012
The Human Security Report 2012 challenges a number of widely held assumptions about the nature of sexual violence during war and the effect of conflict on education systems. Both analyses are part of the Human Security Report Project’s ongoing... Read More
Friday, 30 November, 2012
They typically live in rural areas, making up a large segment of Colombia’s poor and those whose husbands and sons would most likely be caught up in the ongoing civil war between the Colombian governments and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of... Read More
Saturday, 10 November, 2012
Statement signed by 12 Rohingya organisations on the immigration check of muslims of Arakan state by the Burmese Government.
Thursday, 1 November, 2012
The Rohingya community in Australia have raised an alert about the state sponsored ethnic cleansing and genocidal attacks in Arkan, Myanmar.
Wednesday, 24 October, 2012
The AusAID civil society engagement web portal is a central hub for information on funding and consultation opportunities for civil society organisations.
Thursday, 27 September, 2012
With armed conflicts trending upward and proving increasingly complex, the challenges are also mounting for mediators working to resolve them through negotiations. Guidance now available from the United Nations can help them to succeed, providing... Read More
Monday, 27 August, 2012
A new voice response telephone line in Haiti has received nearly 300,000 calls in the first eight weeks by callers seeking practical health and emergency preparedness information.
Saturday, 25 August, 2012
A new study by Morten Sigsgaard has been published by Education Above All (EAA), entitled ‘Conflict-Sensitive Education Policy: a Preliminary Review.’
Monday, 13 August, 2012
On August 28, 8:30 PM, SBS ONE will start the telecast of Series 2 of 'Go Back Where You Came From' - the popular show which provides insight into the different reasons why people are forced to seek asylum.