Contributions to Best Practices

Synergy Directors are leaders in their fields, actively engaging in dialogue with a range of stakeholders to improve global principles and practices for the protection of human rights and the advancement of justice and accountability.

Synergy Directors have either drafted or directly contributed to the development of the following best practices and global guidance documents focused on combating sexual violence, human trafficking, and documenting torture and war crimes.

Advancing Justice for Children: Innovations to strengthen accountability for violations and crimes affecting children in conflict | Resource Centre (savethechildren.net)

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Principles for Global Action: Preventing and Addressing Stigma Associated with Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

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Murad Code: Global Code of Conduct for Documenting Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

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Iraq Supplement to the International Protocol on Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict

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Central African Republic Supplement to the International Protocol on Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict

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Combating Sexual Violence in Conflict: Recommendations to States at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

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Combating Impunity for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Progress and Challenges – An analysis of criminal proceedings before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina between 2005 and 2013

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Civil Society Declaration on Sexual Violence

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Bridging the Gap Between the Reality of Male Sexual Violence and Access to Justice and Accountability

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Supporting Accountability for Sexual Violence in the Syria and Iraq Conflicts: Innovations, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned through Private Criminal Investigations

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‘A Meaningful Step towards Accountability’? A View from the Field on the United Nations International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism for Syria

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Global Protection Cluster: Anti Trafficking Task Team’s Introductory Guide to Anti-Trafficking Action in Internal Displacement Contexts

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Delivering Justice in Bosnia and Herzegovina: An Overview of War Crimes Proceedings from 2005 to 2010

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