Protection of civilians
Seventy-one states call for action on impact of explosive weapons in joint statement ...
On 24 October at the UN General Assembly’s First Committee in New York, seventy-one countries joined a statement led by Ireland encouraging all states to participate in international efforts to address the impacts of the use of explosive weapons in... Read more
Iraq/US-Led Coalition: Weapons Choice Endangers Mosul Civilians
Warring Parties Should Minimize Harm to Civilians (Beirut, June 8, 2017) – The expected battle involving Iraqi and US-led coalition forces against the Islamic State (ISIS) in west Mosul’s Old City poses a considerable threat to civilians and civilian objects,... Read more
Commitments for the World Humanitarian Summit
At the World Humanitarian Summit, to be held in Istanbul this May 23-4, states, NGOs and other stakeholders can make commitments to action to advance the agenda of the Summit. With the use of explosive weapons in populated areas highlighted... Read more