Military drones, casualty recording and US transparency
On Friday 1 July, the US government released three documents on its policies and activities regarding the use of force “in armed conflict or in the exercise of the Nation’s inherent right of self-defense.” The release has been understood as... Read more
Banned cluster munitions, UN blacklisting and £1bn of explosive weapon sales
Saudi-led bombing in Yemen, and the UK Recent developments and revelations regarding the actions of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen leave the UK government with a number of serious questions to answer about its policies and practice – including regarding... Read more
Disarmament, development and patterns of marginalisation in international forums
New report on unequal representation at multilateral disarmament forums Lower income countries are less likely to attend, speak at or hold formal roles in multilateral meetings on disarmament and weapons issues. Where they do attend, they field smaller delegations than... Read more
Event: Building broad-based initiatives on disarmament and the protection of civilian...
On 26 January 2016, the Mission of Norway in Geneva hosted a lunchtime discussion about the underrepresentation of developing countries in international initiatives on disarmament and the protection of civilians, and how this issue might be confronted. The meeting looked at... Read more