Protecting Civilians in Syria: Parameters of the Problem and Policy Options
The Shirazi Foundation attended an event hosted by the Atlantic Council titled Protecting Civilians in Syria: Parameters of the Problem and Policy Options. A panel of experts gathered to discuss securing safety for civilians and the current pressure and challenges the NGO communities face throughout this conflict. Experts also searched for practical answers to the growing question as to how long the conflict will last. Heavy concerns were placed on the effects of war and civilian protection and how to minimize these effects. Experts suggested they see no end of the conflict in the near future with the rising number of casualties.