Regional meeting on the use of explosive weapons in populated areas, Santiago, Chile, 5-6 December 2018
With a view to building support towards providing greater protection to civilians in conflict, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, in partnership with INEW members Article 36, Humanity and Inclusion and the SEHLAC Network planned a meeting aimed at engaging Latin American and Caribbean States on this issue. The meeting took place 5-6 December in Chile, Santiago. Twenty-three states participated, along with representatives from international organisations and civil society. This is the second regional meeting on EWIPA, following the one in Maputo, Mozambique last year for African states.
The outcome of the meeting was the Santiago Communiqué
All materials prepared for the conference are available in English and Spanish here: