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FAO | Afghanistan Emergency Livelihoods Response Plan 2019

Four decades of conflict and recurrent natural disasters have debilitated Afghanistan’s institutions and weakened the resilience of its people. In a country where more than 70 percent of the population is associated with crop production and livestock, the food security situation is expected to deteriorate further.

Fridays For Future Rojava!!!! Around 50 people joined the action today in Qamislo, Syria! #FridaysForFuture @GretaThunberg @FridayForFuture #Rojava #Syria

And there's the rub. How far can you progressively develop the law and carry states with you, not just in terms of them endorsing the draft principles this year but also implementing them into their practice, so that they eventually change conduct on the ground?

Given that it was the failure of the law as it stands to meaningfully address these problems that led to the ILC taking up the #PERAC topic, it seems clear that the progressive approach holds greater promise of protection in future - providing states can be convinced.

Put simply, the conservatives start with the law as it stands, while the progressives start with the well documented environmental problems that we see in conflicts and seek to identify law that could help address them.

The progressives are far more open and creative in looking beyond the very limited protections provided by existing #IHL and, critically, fully accept the close relationship between the protection of humans, and environmental protection.

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Fridays For Future Rojava!!!! Around 50 people joined the action today in Qamislo, Syria! #FridaysForFuture @GretaThunberg @FridayForFuture #Rojava #Syria

And there's the rub. How far can you progressively develop the law and carry states with you, not just in terms of them endorsing the draft principles this year but also implementing them into their practice, so that they eventually change conduct on the ground?

Given that it was the failure of the law as it stands to meaningfully address these problems that led to the ILC taking up the #PERAC topic, it seems clear that the progressive approach holds greater promise of protection in future - providing states can be convinced.

Put simply, the conservatives start with the law as it stands, while the progressives start with the well documented environmental problems that we see in conflicts and seek to identify law that could help address them.

The progressives are far more open and creative in looking beyond the very limited protections provided by existing #IHL and, critically, fully accept the close relationship between the protection of humans, and environmental protection.

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