Introduction – explosive weaponsExplosive weapons are weapons that use high explosive to project blast and / or fragmentation from a point of detonation. Common types of explosive weapons include artillery, mortars and air-dropped bombs as well as landmines and improvised explosive devices.
Rejecting calls to address only the “indiscriminate use” of explosive weapons in ...
During consultations on “elements” for a political declaration on the protection of civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas, Geneva, 10 February 2020, a number of states called for a draft text to reflect their opinion that... Read more
More than 70 states engage in discussions on political declaration
More than 70 states engage in discussions on political declaration Report on the second round of consultations in Geneva, 10 February 2020 States were actively engaged in the second round of consultations in Geneva, convened by Ireland and aimed at... Read more
Talking points on the explosive weapons political declaration ‘elements paper...
The government of Ireland is currently leading the coordination of a process to develop an international political declaration in 2020, through which states will make commitments to better protect civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. Following... Read more