Stop bombing towns and cities: International campaign conference on explosive weapons
The International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) held an international campaign conference in Geneva, on Thursday 31 August for organisations concerned about the use of explosive weapons in populated areas and humanitarian harm resulting from this practice. The conference was open to members... Read more
UN General Assembly First Committee briefing for states on explosive weapons
From 2 October to 2 November states will be attending the UN General Assembly’s First Committee debates on disarmament and international security. For Reaching Critical Will’s First Committee Briefing Book, INEW prepared a briefing for states on the issue of explosive weapons... Read more
At meeting in Geneva, states should support taking action on harm from explosive weap...
On 30 August 2017, Germany and the ICRC will be hosting a meeting on “The use of explosive weapons in populated areas: humanitarian, technical, legal and military considerations” at the UN in Geneva. In advance, the International Network on Explosive... Read more
Iraq/US-Led Coalition: Weapons Choice Endangers Mosul Civilians
Warring Parties Should Minimize Harm to Civilians (Beirut, June 8, 2017) – The expected battle involving Iraqi and US-led coalition forces against the Islamic State (ISIS) in west Mosul’s Old City poses a considerable threat to civilians and civilian objects,... Read more