Two types of commitments were gathered before and during the World Humanitarian Summit. Participants were invited to align themselves with 32 core commitments, derived from stakeholder consultations and anchored in the Agenda for Humanity. They were also invited to make additional individual or joint commitments to help achieve the Agenda for Humanity.
Alignment with Core Commitments (5)Click on the 'Expand' button to see alignments with core commitments.
Uphold the Norms that Safeguard Humanity
Commit to promote and enhance respect for international humanitarian law, international human rights law, and refugee law, where applicable.
Commit to promote and enhance the protection of civilians and civilian objects, especially in the conduct of hostilities, for instance by working to prevent civilian harm resulting from the use of wide-area explosive weapons in populated areas, and by sparing civilian infrastructure from military use in the conduct of military operations.
Commit to ensure all populations in need receive rapid and unimpeded humanitarian assistance.
Commit to promote and enhance efforts to respect and protect medical personnel, transports and facilities, as well as humanitarian relief personnel and assets against attacks, threats or other violent acts.
Commit to speak out and systematically condemn serious violations of international humanitarian law and serious violations and abuses of international human rights law and to take concrete steps to ensure accountability of perpetrators when these acts amount to crimes under international law.
Individual Commitments (4)
- Commitment Type
- Core Responsibility
- Agenda for Humanity Transformation(s)
Amnesty International will campaign for the protection of human rights defenders who often stand as the first line of defence against the erosion of respect for human rights, campaigning for their protection and providing practical support so that they can carry out their crucial work without repris...Advocacy Uphold the Norms that Safeguard Humanity 2A Respect and protect civilians and civilian objects in the conduct of hostilities
Amnesty International will continue to play a leading role in responding to conflicts and crises, including by investigating abuses and violations of international humanitarian law and human rights, consistently calling for the protection of civilians, pursuing accountability for state and non-state...Policy Uphold the Norms that Safeguard Humanity 2D Take concrete steps to improve compliance and accountability
Amnesty International will represent victims of conflicts and crises through its advocacy and campaigning work, including by pushing states and international institutions to act effectively in the face of conflict and crisis situations, and launching a global campaign on the rights of refugees and m...Advocacy Leave No One Behind 3A Reduce and address displacement
Amnesty International will work to ensure that border control measures do not compromise people's fundamental rights, including the right to seek and enjoy asylum, and push for stronger access to support and protection for refugees, asylum seekers and people displaced by conflict....Advocacy Leave No One Behind 3A Reduce and address displacement