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Issuing a number of groundbreaking reports, Refugees International has been a leader in efforts to improve protection of civilians by peacekeepers. It has also worked to improve United Nations peacekeeping mandates and the training of UN peacekeepers, focusing on protection, particularly of women, girls, and other vulnerable groups.
As the United States’ Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, I’ve worked closely with Refugees International on a number of important issues ranging from the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security to initiatives to combat gender violence. And as an NGO partner, Refugees International provides an important voice on so many critical issues and helps advance the U.S. Department of State’s work to promote gender equality.
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