Explosive weapons

States raise concerns about explosive weapons in statements to First Committee

November 8, 2014  Comments are off
States raise concerns about explosive weapons in statements to First Committee

As the international initiative to address the humanitarian problem of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas progresses, at October 2014’s UN General Assembly First Committee debates Afghanistan, Austria, Costa Rica and the Netherlands noted strong concerns about explosive weapon use. Armenia... Read more

Oslo informal expert meeting on strengthening the protection of civilians from the us...

September 4, 2014  Comments are off
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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, convened a second informal meeting of governmental, military and other experts on strengthening the protection of civilians from the use of... Read more

INEW outreach to UN Secretary-General and Security Council on the use of explosive we...

August 29, 2014  Comments are off
INEW outreach to UN Secretary-General and Security Council on the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

The heads of organisations that make up the International Network on Explosive Weapons have written to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and to the Permanent Representatives of the 15 member states of the Security Council to express concern over the use of explosive... Read more

Impact of heavy explosive weapons in Gaza exposes UK failure to lead on protection of...

August 7, 2014  Comments are off
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Civilian suffering in Gaza has been driven by the extensive use of heavy explosive weapons across a populated area.  The UK is nominally the lead nation for the Protection of Civilians on the UN Security Council where the impact of... Read more

The impact of explosive weapons in Gaza

July 15, 2014

Informal expert meeting on strengthening the protect...

June 16, 2014

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November 23, 2013

Statement by Article 36 to the Meeting of States Par...

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August 29, 2013
UN Security Council’s protection of civilians’ d...
August 27, 2013
Explosive weapons in populated areas
August 8, 2013
Reclaiming the Protection of Civilians Under IHL
May 23, 2013
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April 3, 2013
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March 13, 2013
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February 6, 2013
INEW advocacy ahead of the UN Security Council Prote...
January 17, 2013
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UN concerned over impact of explosive weapons on chi...
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October 30, 2012
Syrian forces bombard towns with cluster bombs and o...
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