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Banning nuclear weapons without the nuclear armed states

October 18, 2013  
Banning nuclear weapons without the nuclear armed states

There is growing recognition that a treaty banning nuclear weapons can and should be agreed even without the participation of nuclear armed states. This briefing paper argues that such an instrument would strengthen protection from the humanitarian threat of nuclear weapons by reinforcing norms... Read more

Record-breaking Progress as States Race to Eliminate the Scourge of Cluster Bombs, Sy...

September 4, 2013  No comments
Record-breaking Progress as States Race to Eliminate the Scourge of Cluster Bombs, Syria’s use of the banned weapon strongly condemned

Governments are making record-breaking progress as they race to fulfill the 2008 treaty banning cluster munitions, while Syria’s use of this banned weapon has been widely condemned, according to Cluster Munition Monitor 2013, a global report released today in Geneva.

Interview on the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

August 30, 2013  No comments
Interview on the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

The following interview with Article 36 Director, Thomas Nash, appeared in the September issue of Dazed and Confused Magazine. — The use of military drones has been the subject of debate between human rights commentators for the past two years.... Read more

Open Letter to the Prime Minister on a possible military intervention in Syria

August 29, 2013  No comments
Open Letter to the Prime Minister on a possible military intervention in Syria

As the UK government considers a possible military intervention in the Syria conflict we believe that a fundamental principle must be that UK action should not exacerbate the situation on the ground when it comes to protecting Syrian civilians from explosive weaopns. As members of both the Cluster Munition Coalition and the International Network on Explosive Weapons, we wish to make two points in relation to the possible use of weapons by the UK and its allies in Syria.

Three years after global ban, UK to complete destruc...

August 1, 2013

Letter from UK Government reiterates position on kil...

June 28, 2013

Humanitarian Disarmament Campaigns Forum: October 19...

June 17, 2013

Open-Ended Working Group on nuclear disarmament

June 11, 2013
Documents suggest UK boycott of key nuclear weapons ...
June 4, 2013
Five-year anniversary of the Convention on Cluster M...
May 30, 2013
UK and disinvestment from cluster munitions
May 22, 2013
Weapons, casualty recording and victims rights
May 10, 2013
NPT side event report: Unspeakable suffering –...
May 2, 2013
INEW writes to states on protecting civilians from e...
April 3, 2013
Paving the way for an international ban on nuclear w...
April 3, 2013
Arms Trade Treaty agreed by overwhelming majority of...
April 3, 2013
Humanitarian impacts from a single nuclear weapon de...
February 25, 2013
Banning Nuclear Weapons
February 24, 2013
Devaluing nuclear weapons
February 12, 2013
Understanding the humanitarian impact of nuclear wea...
February 7, 2013
APPG on weapons and protection of civilians held ann...
February 6, 2013
INEW advocacy ahead of the UN Security Council Prote...
January 17, 2013