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Letter from UK Government reiterates position on killer robots

June 28, 2013  No comments
Letter from UK Government reiterates position on killer robots

A letter from Foreign Office Minister, Alistair Burt lays out some further points on the UK’s current policy regarding fully autonomous weapons. Much of the content of the letter accords with the presentation provided by the Minister in the parliamentary... Read more

Humanitarian Disarmament Campaigns Forum: October 19-20, 2013

June 17, 2013  No comments
Humanitarian Disarmament Campaigns Forum: October 19-20, 2013

The humanitarian disarmament agenda is moving at a faster pace every day. Armed violence around the world continues to cause terrible suffering. Upholding the rights of survivors is an ongoing challenge. New campaigns are launching, enduring issues are being reinvigorated, and longstanding... Read more

Open-Ended Working Group on nuclear disarmament

June 11, 2013  No comments
Open-Ended Working Group on nuclear disarmament

The open-ended working group to develop proposals to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations for the achievement and maintenance of a world without nuclear weapons (or OEWG on nuclear disarmament) was established in 2012 under United Nations General Assembly resolution... Read more

Documents suggest UK boycott of key nuclear weapons meeting was driven by P5 partners

June 4, 2013  No comments
Documents suggest UK boycott of key nuclear weapons meeting was driven by P5 partners

Internal documents on the UK Government’s decision making around whether or not to attend a major meeting on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons make it clear that the UK followed others into an ill-judged position. Earlier this year, the... Read more

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
Killer robots debate gets serious
January 9, 2013
Hamas and Israel should stop use of explosive weapon...
November 15, 2012
Lao cluster bomb survivor meets UK Foreign Secretary
November 6, 2012
Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitar...
October 30, 2012
UK should review policy on depleted uranium
October 30, 2012