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States must address threat to civilian protection posed by small arms and light weapo...

May 11, 2015  
States must address threat to civilian protection posed by small arms and light weapons

Ahead of the United Nation Security Council Open Debate on Small Arms and Light Weapons, the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect and PAX issued the following joint statement endorsed by 40 civil society organisation, including Article 36. The statement calls on states to... Read more

UK must raise use of cluster munitions, explosive weapons with Ukraine government

April 20, 2015  
Cluster munitions Ukraine

As the UK sent military advisors to Ukraine, on 11 March Article 36 wrote to the government urging them to do everything in their power to prevent any further use of cluster munitions by Ukraine. We also recommended that the Ukrainian government’s use of... Read more

International Women’s Day: WILPF on Gender and disarmament

March 11, 2015  
WILPF deliver CD statement

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) raised crucial gender and disarmament themes in its annual statement to the Conference on Disarmament (CD), delivered for 2015’s International Women’s Day. WILPF noted how gender shapes the role and impact of weapons and violence on... Read more

Protecting education from attack: Article 36 joins global coalition

December 22, 2014  
Protecting education from attack: Article 36 joins global coalition

Article 36 has joined the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack, which works to address the problem of targeted attacks on eduction – its institutions, personnel, and individuals who access it – during armed conflict.

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Open letter to Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

November 14, 2014

Scottish independence and banning nuclear weapons

August 15, 2014

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August 7, 2014
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UK completed destruction of its entire stockpile of ...
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Humanitarian disarmament: a growing community of pra...
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Banning nuclear weapons without the nuclear armed st...
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Record-breaking Progress as States Race to Eliminate...
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Interview on the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
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Open Letter to the Prime Minister on a possible mili...
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Open-Ended Working Group on nuclear disarmament
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Five-year anniversary of the Convention on Cluster M...
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UK and disinvestment from cluster munitions
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