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The UK Says It Is a Global Humanitarian Leader, So Why Won’t It Condemn Banned ...

September 16, 2015  Comments are off
The UK Says It Is a Global Humanitarian Leader, So Why Won't It Condemn Banned Weapons?

By Thomas Nash Last week at a major international meeting of the treaty banning cluster bombs in Dubrovnik, the UK opposed the unreserved condemnation of use of these banned weapons. This week the UK is hosting weapons manufacturers – including... Read more

Introducing the Toxic Remnants of War Network

September 14, 2015  Comments are off
Introducing the Toxic Remnants of War Network

Damage to the natural environment has long been a hallmark of conflict. But technological developments, both in terms of how hostilities are conducted, and the locations in which wars are fought, are increasing the risk of serious long-term environmental damage,... Read more

Condemning use: Policy note on the 2015 Dubrovnik Action Plan

September 10, 2015  Comments are off
Condemning use: Policy note on the 2015 Dubrovnik Action Plan

The 2015 Dubrovnik Action Plan adopted at the First Review Conference of the Convention on Cluster Munitions as document CCM/CONF/2015/WP.3 affirms that: 12. States parties will continue to promote compliance, reinforcing the norms being established by the CCM that stigmatizes... Read more

Preventing human suffering from cluster bombs: ban convention’s achievements fi...

September 9, 2015  Comments are off
Preventing human suffering from cluster bombs: ban convention's achievements five years after entry into force

Five years on from entry into force of the Convention on Cluster Munitions, it is deeply distressing to see the use of these internationally banned weapons in Libya, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. The aim of the treaty is to... Read more

Refusal to condemn cluster munition use undermines U...

September 8, 2015

37 countries commit to protect education from attack...

June 11, 2015

The underrepresentation of low-income countries in n...

May 12, 2015

States must address threat to civilian protection po...

May 11, 2015
UK must raise use of cluster munitions, explosive we...
April 20, 2015
International Women’s Day: WILPF on Gender and...
March 11, 2015
Protecting education from attack: Article 36 joins g...
December 22, 2014
Banks Behaving Badly: £17 billion invested in clust...
November 27, 2014
Open letter to Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond
November 14, 2014
Scottish independence and banning nuclear weapons
August 15, 2014
Impact of heavy explosive weapons in Gaza exposes UK...
August 7, 2014
Gender discrimination, power and saying no to all-ma...
July 17, 2014
UK completed destruction of its entire stockpile of ...
December 19, 2013
Humanitarian disarmament: a growing community of pra...
October 21, 2013
Banning nuclear weapons without the nuclear armed st...
October 18, 2013
Record-breaking Progress as States Race to Eliminate...
September 4, 2013
Interview on the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
August 30, 2013
Open Letter to the Prime Minister on a possible mili...
August 29, 2013
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