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Briefing for UN General Assembly First Committee on disarmament and development

August 12, 2016  
Briefing for UN General Assembly First Committee on disarmament and development

For Reaching Critical Will of WILPF’s First Committee briefing book for states and others attending the UN General Assembly this October, Article 36 set out the issues, current political context and recommendations for states at First Committee and beyond on the issue of disarmament... Read more

Briefing for states attending UN General Assembly First Committee on Cyber

August 12, 2016  
Briefing for states attending UN General Assembly First Committee on Cyber

For Reaching Critical Will of WILPF’s First Committee briefing book for states and others attending the UN General Assembly this October, the Niskanen Center with Article 36 set out the issues, current political context and recommendations for states at First Committee and beyond... Read more

Military drones, casualty recording and US transparency

July 8, 2016  
Picture: The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Naming the Dead

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

June 8, 2016  
© Ole Solvang/Human Rights Watch

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 marginalisa...

April 21, 2016

Event: Building broad-based initiatives on disarmame...

February 1, 2016

Discussion on disarmament and development at the UN ...

November 11, 2015

UK turns back on UN protection of civilians

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Women and multilateral disarmament forums: Patterns ...
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Cyberspace, disarmament and international security
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Multilateral disarmament processes and implementing ...
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The UK Says It Is a Global Humanitarian Leader, So W...
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Refusal to condemn cluster munition use undermines U...
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States must address threat to civilian protection po...
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UK must raise use of cluster munitions, explosive we...
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International Women’s Day: WILPF on Gender and...
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