States support development of a political commitment on explosive weapons
On 21-22 September in Vienna, a group of states, international organisations and civil society met on the subject of preventing the humanitarian harm caused by the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. In a significant and positive development, a... Read more
Press release: Governments meet in Vienna to tackle bombing and bombardment in towns ...
Vienna, 20 September 2015: Governments will meet in Vienna tomorrow for a two-day meeting aimed at better protecting civilians from bombing and bombardment in towns and cities. The use of rockets, artillery, aircraft bombs, and other explosive weapons in Ukraine, Syria,... Read more
Explosive weapons discussed at events in New Zealand and Croatia
Addressing the harm caused by explosive weapons: what New Zealand can do In August in New Zealand, Thomas Nash of Article 36 and the International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW), Marnie Lloyd of the New Zealand Red Cross and Edwina Hughes of Peace Movement Aotearoa discussed... Read more
Press release: UN says bombing of towns and cities must stop
New report calls for action against use of explosive weapons in populated areas In his latest report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict the UN Secretary-General has highlighted the civilian suffering caused by the bombing and bombardment of... Read more