INEW writes to states on protecting civilians from explosive weapons
As the conflict in Syria enters its third year, reports on the situation civilians are facing, highlight the devastating impacts of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas and highlight the need to develop stronger international standards to restrict... Read more
Explosive weapons raised as key issue in Security Council debate on protection of civ...
The UN Security Council held a debate on the protection of civilians on 12 February 2013. During the debate 15 states made reference to the problem of explosive weapons in populated areas. Of these, Qatar spoke on behalf of the... Read more
APPG on weapons and protection of civilians held annual meeting
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on weapons and protection of civilians held its Annual General Meeting on 22 January 2013, and will continue its work for a second year. The group’s priorities for the year ahead include supporting efforts... Read more
INEW advocacy ahead of the UN Security Council Protection of Civilians Debate
Explosive Weapons and the Protection of Civilians Briefing paper by the International Network on Explosive Weapons ahead of the UN Security Council Protection of Civilians Debate, 12 February 2013 Whether from a bomb in a market in Pakistan or Iraq, shelling... Read more