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Side event: Preventing harm from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

Side event: Preventing harm from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

October 3, 2016

The use of explosive weapons in populated areas has been identified as a significant cause of harm to civilians in Read More

INEW briefing: A declaration to prevent harm from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

INEW briefing: A declaration to prevent harm from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

September 30, 2016

The use of explosive weapons in populated areas has been identified as a significant cause of harm to civilians in Read More

Recognition of harm from explosive weapons at the UN over summer 2016

Recognition of harm from explosive weapons at the UN over summer 2016

September 10, 2016

Over the past few months during debates at the UN, a number of states and other actors have spoken up Read More

Briefing for states attending UN General Assembly First Committee

Briefing for states attending UN General Assembly First Committee

August 12, 2016

For Reaching Critical Will of WILPF’s First Committee briefing book for states and others attending the UN General Assembly this Read More

Five years of data on harm from explosive weapons shows devastating impact on civilians

Five years of data on harm from explosive weapons shows devastating impact on civilians

August 2, 2016

Since 2011, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) has monitored reported incidents of the use of explosive weapons around the world, using English-language Read More

INEW briefing paper for UN debate on children and armed conflict

INEW briefing paper for UN debate on children and armed conflict

July 29, 2016

On 2 August 2016 the UN Security Council will hold an open debate on the issue of children and armed Read More

Explosive weapons causing high proportion of injuries to civilians in Syria

Explosive weapons causing high proportion of injuries to civilians in Syria

June 21, 2016

On World Refugee Day, Handicap International released a new factsheet on the conflict-related injuries suffered by internally displaced people and refugees Read More

Rights to health, education and housing; displacement; urban crises; and the technical characteristics of explosive weapons: research round up

Rights to health, education and housing; displacement; urban crises; and the technical characteristics of explosive weapons: research round up

June 8, 2016

In April and May INEW members and other organisations contributed a range of new materials on the impact and effects of the Read More

Explosive Weapons and the Protection of Civilians: briefing paper for UN debate

Explosive Weapons and the Protection of Civilians: briefing paper for UN debate

June 7, 2016

On 10 June 2016 the UN Security Council will hold an open debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict. Read More

Addressing explosive weapons harm a key priority: UN Secretary-General report

Addressing explosive weapons harm a key priority: UN Secretary-General report

June 1, 2016

In his latest report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, the UN Secretary-General again called attention to the civilian Read More

INEW statement to the World Humanitarian Summit

INEW statement to the World Humanitarian Summit

May 24, 2016

On 23-24 May, states, UN agencies, international organisations and civil society met in Istanbul for the World Humanitarian Summit. The Summit was called Read More

Explosive weapons and the World Humanitarian Summit

Explosive weapons and the World Humanitarian Summit

May 18, 2016

On 23-24 May, states, UN agencies, international organisations and civil society will meet in Istanbul for the World Humanitarian Summit. The Summit Read More

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