Expert Voices on Atrocity Prevention is a podcast by the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The podcast, hosted by Global Centre Research Director Jaclyn Streitfeld-Hall, features one-on-one conversations with practitioners from the field of human rights, conflict prevention, atrocity prevention and other related agendas. These conversations aim to provide a glimpse of the personal and professional side of how practitioners approach human rights protection and atrocity prevention. New episodes are released every second Friday of the month. The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, and YouTube. Please subscribe for new episodes.
In this episode we sat down with Ezequiel Heffes, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor at Geneva Call, an international humanitarian organization that works on creating lasting behavior change among armed non-state actors to protect populations more effectively. During the episode, Ezequiel shares his views on developments in civilian protection, including Geneva Call’s unique methodology that increases awareness and respect for International Humanitarian Law among armed non-state actors. Ezequiel also reflects on his career path and the opportunities and challenges inherent in this work.