The Foreign Secretary William Hague and Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Angelina Jolie have closed the Global Summit to End...
Sexual violence in conflict destroys lives and damages communities.
The Foreign Secretary and Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, co-chaired the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict on 10-13 June 2014 at ExCel London.
This was the largest gathering ever brought together on the subject, with 1,700 delegates and 123 country delegations including 79 Ministers. The Summit agreed practical steps to tackle impunity for the use of rape as a weapon of war, and to begin to change global attitudes to these crimes. Read the Chair’s Summary and the Statement of Action.
During the Summit there were over 175 public events in London, and an 84-hour global relay of events around the world. Find out more in the Summit blog.
You can read more here about how the UK is working to end sexual violence in conflict.
All the latest information on the Summit.
Best practice on the documentation of sexual violence as a crime in conflict.
Sexual violence is used as a weapon of war in conflicts all over the world - destroying lives and tearing communities apart.
Hackathon on technical solutions to help combat sexual violence in conflict.
Baroness Anelay appointed Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict
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- Closed consultation