Explosive weapons

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States support development of a political commitment on explosive weapons

September 28, 2015  Comments are off
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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 ...

September 20, 2015  Comments are off
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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

September 16, 2015  Comments are off
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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

July 3, 2015  Comments are off
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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

Round up: Meetings in Geneva highlight explosive wea...

June 29, 2015

States acknowledge impact of explosive weapons at UN...

June 26, 2015

Events: Explosive weapons to be discussed in Geneva,...

June 10, 2015

States must address explosive weapons at UN debate o...

June 5, 2015
Weapons technologies that threaten us today: Remarks...
April 28, 2015
Cities are not targets: Populated areas and internat...
April 27, 2015
UK must raise use of cluster munitions, explosive we...
April 20, 2015
Human Rights Council side event on barrel bombs and ...
March 18, 2015
“Failing Syria”: Humanitarian organisati...
March 12, 2015
“Indiscriminate harm”: explosive weapons...
February 11, 2015
States should highlight explosive weapons at UN prot...
January 15, 2015
Statement to CCW, 13 Nov 2014
November 13, 2014
Explosive weapons at the UN First Committee: INEW si...
November 12, 2014
States raise concerns about explosive weapons in sta...
November 8, 2014
Oslo informal expert meeting on strengthening the pr...
September 4, 2014
INEW outreach to UN Secretary-General and Security C...
August 29, 2014
Impact of heavy explosive weapons in Gaza exposes UK...
August 7, 2014
The impact of explosive weapons in Gaza
July 15, 2014
Informal expert meeting on strengthening the protect...
June 16, 2014
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