Protection of civilians

“Indiscriminate harm”: explosive weapons raised at UN, expert meeting announced

February 11, 2015  
"Indiscriminate harm": explosive weapons raised at UN, expert meeting announced

On 30 January 2015, the UN Security Council held an open debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict. At the debate, Austria announced that this September, in Vienna, it would be holding a meeting on the use of explosive... Read more

States should highlight explosive weapons at UN protection of civilians debate

January 15, 2015  
Bombed out buildings in Syria, Beshr O, Flickr Creative Commons https://www.flickr.com/photos/beshro/870439284

On January 27 2015 the UN Security Council will hold an Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict. Article 36 encourages states to raise the issue of the humanitarian impact of explosive weapons in populated areas in the debate. As... Read more

Explosive weapons at the UN First Committee: INEW side event, statement and advocacy ...

November 12, 2014  
Explosive weapons at the UN First Committee: INEW side event, statement and advocacy activities

As international momentum on the use of explosive weapons with wide area effects in populated areas grows, Austria, with the International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW), hosted a side event to the UN General Assembly First Committee on 22 October 2014 on... Read more

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

August 29, 2014  
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

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