Landmines

Introduction
1 month ago

The value of ‘victim assistance’ in international agreements on civilian protecti...

October 18, 2019  
Girls attend a class at their school damaged by a recent Saudi-led air strike, in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad

In this new paper, Article 36 looks at the content and implementation of commitments to ‘victim assistance’ in recent weapons treaties as well as the Safe Schools Declaration, arguing that similar commitments are both necessary and valuable to include in... Read more

New paper: Humanitarian mine action and protecting education – making links thr...

November 26, 2018  
Mine risk education held at a school in Lobonok Payam, South Sudan, following the clearance of landmines from the area (UNN Photo; Isaac Billy https://flic.kr/p/24qgb6p)

New discussion paper This week, states are meeting in Geneva for the annual Meeting of States Parties of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Treaty. The treaty has now been operating for almost 20 years, and was initiated in response to the... Read more

Disarmament as a means to build peace

June 19, 2018  
Disarmament as a means to build peace

On 14 June, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights convened an intersessional workshop on the right to peace, mandated by the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/RES/35/4) to discuss the implementation of the Declaration on the Right to Peace... Read more

Fifteen years after the landmine ban the number of n...

December 3, 2012

Restarting disarmament

May 4, 2012

Lend your leg in London

April 4, 2012

Anti-vehicle mines, victim-activation and automated ...

April 2, 2012
Campaigners urge UK to lead world in fight against l...
March 1, 2012
UK Government must make public its plans and resourc...
November 28, 2011
A Step Backward for the Prohibition of Bioweapons
May 3, 2011
Introduction – landmines
January 28, 2011