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The Armed Groups Project

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child soldiersThe Armed Groups Project is a research group based at the University of Calgary dedicated to analyzing how various types of armed organizations - including militaries, police forces, and non-state armed groups - operate and how they may better respect core human rights and humanitarian standards. It researches armed organizations around the world, but maintains a special focus on Latin America. The AGP is composed of Research Associates based at the University of Calgary, as well as Project Affiliates from around the world.

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