Challenges to the Protection of Civilians

Date/Time: 26/03/2015  13:00 - 14:30

Location: NUPI

The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies (NCHS) have the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar to discuss challenges to the Protection of Civilians.

This seminar takes a closer look on the challenges of protecting civilians. It discusses emerging and persistent trends, using Uganda as a case and with a particular focus on urban displacement. The seminar features presentations from four researchers that will speak on the basis of their current research on protection challenges.

Loren Landau and Teddy Atim from the Feinstein International Centre at Tufts University, and from Morten Bøås and Jon Harald Sande Lie from NUPI.


Øystein Lyngroth (Ministry of Foreign Affairs): Welcome

Loren Landau (Tufts University): Urban Displacement

Morten Bøås (NUPI): Economic Conditions of Displacement

Teddy Atim (Tufts University): Protection of Civilians in Uganda

Tove Heggli Sagmo (PRIO): Returnees and the Protection of Civilians

Jon Harald Sande Lie (NUPI): Protection and the Humanitarian-Development Nexus


Chair: Ole Jacob Sending (NUPI)

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