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

September 9, 2015  
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 UK claims to leadership on the pro...

September 8, 2015  
Refusal to condemn cluster munition use undermines UK claims to leadership on the protection of civilians

The UK’s attempt to prevent states from condemning “any cluster munition use, by any actor” through the Dubrovnik Declaration continues a long-standing pattern of persistent but ultimately futile efforts to resist the overriding humanitarian imperative for civilian protection in the... Read more

37 countries commit to protect education from attack, record casualties – but not UK

June 11, 2015  
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Schools and universities have been used for military purposes by government forces and non-state armed groups in 26 countries since 2005 – the majority of countries experiencing armed conflict during this period. The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack... Read more

The underrepresentation of low-income countries in nuclear disarmament forums

May 12, 2015  
The underrepresentation of low-income countries in nuclear disarmament forums

Lower-income countries are less likely to send representatives to meetings of multilateral forums on nuclear disarmament, they will tend to field smaller delegations, and they will make fewer individual statements on average than richer countries with an equal right to... Read more

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
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...
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