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UK turns back on UN protection of civilians

November 5, 2015  
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Thomas Nash The UK is set to break with a 15-year tradition by refusing to hold an open debate on the protection of civilians during its presidency of the UN Security Council in November. Its plan to forego an open... Read more

Women and multilateral disarmament forums: Patterns of underrepresentation

October 21, 2015  
Women and multilateral disarmament forums: Patterns of underrepresentation

Women are inadequately represented at the meetings of international treaties and processes that address disarmament and weapons issues, including those concerning conventional weapons and weapons of mass destruction. A new discussion paper from Article 36 shows that at any given... Read more

Cyberspace, disarmament and international security

September 30, 2015  
Cyberspace, disarmament and international security

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

Multilateral disarmament processes and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

September 29, 2015  
Multilateral disarmament processes and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2015 Article 36 made a submission to the inquiry into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their implementation by the UK parliament Select Committee on International Development. Using data collected for our ongoing project to map the participation of developing countries in multilateral forums, our... Read more

The UK Says It Is a Global Humanitarian Leader, So W...

September 16, 2015

Introducing the Toxic Remnants of War Network

September 14, 2015

Condemning use: Policy note on the 2015 Dubrovnik Ac...

September 10, 2015

Preventing human suffering from cluster bombs: ban c...

September 9, 2015
Refusal to condemn cluster munition use undermines U...
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UK must raise use of cluster munitions, explosive we...
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