Armed violence

Introduction
2 months ago

Framing harms: Analysing responses in international commitments addressing armed viol...

September 30, 2019  
Palestinian students play basketball inside their damaged school nearby a building that was destroyed by Israeli air strikes, in Gaza City May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Reducing and responding to the harms caused by violence – and making progress towards conditions internationally where civilian protection is prioritised and resorting to violence is minimised – is a diffuse and complex global task. It implicates many different actors,... Read more

UN Review Conference on small arms: recording casualties and recognising victims’ r...

August 21, 2012  No comments
UN Review Conference on small arms: recording casualties and recognising victims’ rights

Action on Armed Violence, Article 36, IKV Pax Christi and Oxford Research Group have issued the following advocacy sheet for delegates to the Review Conference of the United Nations Programme of Action on Small Arms, taking place from 27 August... Read more

Restarting disarmament

May 4, 2012  
Restarting disarmament

by Richard Moyes and Thomas Nash, 4 May 2012 On ‘domestic’ issues such as the introduction of new medical technologies or pharmaceuticals governments will often be concerned about inadvertent harms to their own citizens, but with weapons the victims are... Read more

Arms trade fuels violence in Syria

February 14, 2012

NGOs and MPs meet UK Minister on Arms Trade Treaty

February 14, 2012