A short report on the UN Security Council’s virtual debate on the Secretary General’s recent report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict. Image: © UN Photo
INEW delivers statement to the UN Human Rights Council on the use of explosive weapons in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
INEW statement on the use of explosive weapons, delivered by Laura Boillot to the Human Rights Council – Special session to address the grave human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories including East Jerusalem
Media release: A decade’s data: 9/10 casualties in armed conflicts are civilians when explosive weapons are used in towns and cities
PDF version (Tuesday, May 25, 2021) – Over the past ten years Action on Armed Violence (AOAV), an INEW member, Read More
Over the past ten years Action on Armed Violence (AOAV), an INEW member, has collected data documenting the impact of Read More
UN Secretary-General decries devastating impact of explosive weapons in latest annual report on the protection of civilians in conflict
In his new report on the protection of civilians in conflict, UN Secretary-General António Guterres emphasises that, over the last year, civilians continued to bear the brunt of military operations and calls for parties to conflict to avoid the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.
On 27 April, the UN Security Council held an open debate on “Critical Infrastructure: The Protection of Objects Indispensable to Read More
Ahead of the UN Security Council’s open debate on the protection of civilians in conflict, INEW’s latest briefing calls for a clear collective commitment to prevent human suffering from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas
The use of heavy explosive weapons in the Gaza strip and Israel is killing and injuring civilians and must stop.
INEW joins 25 other civil society organizations to call for ambitious action to protect civilians, including from explosive weapons use
INEW and 25 other civil society organisations have issued a joint statement ahead of the May 25th UN Security Council Read More
On May 6, the Federal Parliament in Belgium became the first in the world to pass a resolution that asks Read More
The use of heavy explosive weapons in Myanmar is having horrific humanitarian consequences for civilians and must cease
The use of explosive weapons cause deaths, injuries and suffering for the people of Myanmar. After 3 months of protests, Read More