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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

As part of the Secretary-General's programme of reform in 1998, DHA was reorganized into the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA. Its mandate was expanded to include the coordination of humanitarian response, policy development and humanitarian advocacy. OCHA carries out its coordination function primarily through the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, which is chaired by the ERC. Participants include all humanitarian partners, from UN agencies, funds and programmes to the Red Cross Movement and NGOs. The IASC ensures inter-agency decision-making in response to complex emergencies. These responses include needs assessments, consolidated appeals, field coordination arrangements and the development of humanitarian policies.  Website: www.unocha.org/
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Security Council Norms and Practice on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict: Analysis of Normative Developments in Security Council Resolutions 2009-2013

May 2014 | Publisher: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Aide Memoire - For the consideration of issues pertaining to the protection of civilians in armed conflict

2014 | Publisher: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders

2014 | Publisher: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Framework for Drafting Comprehensive Protection of Civilians (POC): Strategies in UN Peacekeeping Operations

2011 | Publisher: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Aide Memoire - For the consideration of issues pertaining to the protection of civilians in armed conflict

2011 | Publisher: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Protecting Civilians in the Context of UN Peacekeeping Operations

November 2009 | Publisher: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) | Document type: Thematic Reports

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