Publications

From Principle to Practice: Protecting civilians in violent contexts

From Principle to Practice: Protecting civilians in violent contexts

Lead Author/s
Following on from the ACMC Australian Guidelines for the Protection of Civilians (2015) this handbook aims to provide the ‘what’, the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ of protecting civilians in violent contexts and is intended for people working at the operational level including government, NGOs, UN and other organisations.
Syrian Women in Transition    The Landscape - Civil-Military Occasional Papers 2/2021

Syrian Women in Transition The Landscape - Civil-Military Occasional Papers 2/2021

Between November 2018 and November 2019, we conducted semi-structured interviews in Jordan and Lebanon, primarily in Arabic, with 100 women between the ages of 18 and 63 (most in their 30s and 40s). Our previous paper provides a snapshot of their personal experiences, showing the multi-faceted reality and diverse situations Syrian women face.
Women, Peace and Security; What can participation mean for Syrian women? - Civil-Military Occasional Papers 3/2021

Women, Peace and Security; What can participation mean for Syrian women? - Civil-Military Occasional Papers 3/2021

Between November 2018 and November 2019, the primary author conducted in-depth semi-structured interviews with 100 Syrian women in Jordan and Lebanon – host countries for large numbers of Syrian refugees (along with many Palestinian and Iraqi refugees) – and in Australia. The women were between the ages of 18 and 63; most were in their 30s and 40s. The primary author also interviewed people working with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon.
Private Security in Papua New Guinea – A Networked Approach

Private Security in Papua New Guinea – A Networked Approach

A study commissioned by the Australian Civil-Military Centre and co-authored by the Australian National University’s Associate Professor Sinclair Dinnen (Department of Pacific Affairs, College of Asia & the Pacific) and Dr Grant Walton (Development Policy Centre, College of Asia & the Pacific).
Deployed - A handbook for civilians working with the military

Deployed - A handbook for civilians working with the military

This brief publication is an introduction to the complex business of civil-military-police integration. Hopefully, you will read it prior to an exercise, not an operation. But in either case it provides good advice. Many people have gone where you are going, and this is the distillation of their experience.
Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination in Emergencies: Towards a Predictable Model

Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination in Emergencies: Towards a Predictable Model

The Regional Consultative Group (RCG) on Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination (CMCoord) for Asia and the Pacific is a key forum for supporting and elevating coordination, building relationships, and sharing learning to enhance and strengthen emergency response.