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Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict: Indispensable Civilian Objects - Security Council, Open Debate
27 Apr 2021 -  Security Council VTC Open debate in connection with Protection of civilians in armed conflict: indispensable civilian objects (S/2021/335) (S/2021/402)

Armed conflict causes devastating harm to civilians, civilian objects and the civilian population more generally.

The protection of civilians in armed conflict agenda has been one of the focuses of the Security Council, as reflected in several thematic and country-specific deliberations.

It is expected that, through constructive and positive discourse, the open debate can highlight experiences, challenges and recommendations regarding the protection of objects indispensable to the survival of the civilian population in armed conflict, therefore contributing to furthering the protection of civilians in armed conflict agenda.