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INEW briefing on protecting civilians from explosive weapons in populated areas, 23 November, Geneva

November 22, 2017

Briefing event: Strengthening the protection of civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas Thursday 23 November 2017, Read More

INEW briefing paper ahead of the UN CCW Meeting of High Contracting Parties

November 22, 2017

Protecting civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas INEW Briefing Paper ahead of the UN Convention on Read More

Important UN study released on military policies and practice to limit harm from explosive weapons

November 16, 2017

Reducing the humanitarian impact of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas is a key priority for the United Read More

Fleeing the bombs: Approaching explosive weapons in the policy framework of displacement

November 16, 2017

The use of explosive weapons in populated areas has been identified as a key driver of population displacement. Limiting the Read More

Report on EWIPA at the UN General Assembly’s First Committee 2017

Report on EWIPA at the UN General Assembly’s First Committee 2017

November 16, 2017

This is an overview of which states spoke about harm from the use of explosive weapoons in populated areas at Read More

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INEW statement to UNGA First Committee on International Security and Disarmament

October 10, 2017

Statement by the International Network on Explosive Weapons to the UN General Assembly’s First Committee on International Security and Disarmament, New York. Delivered by Ms. Sahr Muhammedally, 10 October 2017.

INEW briefing paper on explosive weapons in populated areas ahead of UN General Assembly’s First Committee

October 2, 2017

Protecting civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas  October 2017 Briefing Paper ahead of the UN General Read More

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Stop bombing towns and cities: International campaign conference on the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

September 14, 2017

The International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) held an international campaign conference in Geneva, on Thursday 31 August for organisations concerned Read More

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UN General Assembly First Committee briefing for states on explosive weapons

September 7, 2017

From 2 October to 2 November states will be attending the UN General Assembly’s First Committee debates on disarmament and international Read More

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Briefing paper for states in advance of meeting on EWIPA in Geneva

August 21, 2017

Ahead of a meeting hosted by Germany and the ICRC on “The use of explosive weapons in populated areas: humanitarian, Read More

On World Humanitarian Day, new data shows impact of explosive weapons on humanitarian work

August 18, 2017

World Humanitarian Day, marked every year on 19 August, is dedicated to humanitarian workers who risk their lives to deliver Read More

Iraq/US-Led Coalition: Weapons Choice Endangers Mosul Civilians

June 8, 2017

Warring Parties Should Minimize Harm to Civilians (Beirut, June 8, 2017) – The expected battle involving Iraqi and US-led coalition Read More

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