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Below, materials from INEW members and others document and analyse the impact of explosive weapons and give technical, policy and legal analysis of the problem – and its solutions.

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Expert Meeting on Armed Non-State Actors and EWIPA – Summary Report

December 12, 2018

To date, expert and inter-governmental discussions on addressing the humanitarian impact of EWIPA have tended to focus on the use of EWIPA by State armed forces. It is expected that this will be the principal focus of any future political declaration. Less attention has been paid to the use of EWIPA by armed non-State actors (ANSAs). Yet, such use—and how to avoid or at least limit it—must be considered in order to ensure more effective and comprehensive protection of civilians.

Report on a workshop examining military policies and practices on the use of explosive weapons in populated areas, 2-3 May 2018

November 1, 2018

The use of explosive weapons in populated areas has been identified as a key issue on the protection of civilians agenda by states and organisations over recent years. On 2-3 May 2018, Article 36 and CIVIC convened a workshop to gather military and civilian perspectives, and to identify, share and discuss military policies and procedures relevant to the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. This paper summarizes some of the key presentations and discussions from the workshop.

INEW Statement to UN General Assembly First Committee, 18 October 2018

October 22, 2018

On 18 October 2018, INEW delivered a statement to the UN General Assembly’s First Committee raising concerns over the widespread harm that results from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas, and encouraging all states to take urgent action to provide better protection to civilians in conflict.

INEW Input to the EWIPA Talks Workshops, 16 October 2018

October 16, 2018

INEW submission to Germany on EWIPA Talks

Explosive weapons: Protecting civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

September 26, 2018

Explosive weapons: Protecting civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

The War on Children

February 26, 2018

© IHH Humanitarian Relief Fondation https://flic.kr/p/mC9de1

Fleeing the bombs: Approaching explosive weapons in the policy framework of displacement (November 2017)

November 16, 2017

Photo: © IHH Humanitarian Relief Fondation https://flic.kr/p/mC9de1

UNOCHA Compilation of Military Policy and Practice: Reducing the humanitarian impact of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas (October 2017)

November 16, 2017

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INEW briefing for UN General Assembly First Committee (September 2017)

September 7, 2017

INEW briefing for UN General Assembly First Committee (September 2017)

INEW briefing paper ahead of EWIPA meeting at UN in Geneva

August 21, 2017

INEW briefing paper ahead of EWIPA meeting at UN in Geneva (August 2017)

INEW Bulletin #21

May 18, 2017

INEW Bulletin #21

Operating under Fire: The Effects of Explosive Weapons on Health Care in the East of Ukraine (May 2017)

May 18, 2017

Operating under Fire: The Effects of Explosive Weapons on Health Care in the East of Ukraine (May 2017)

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