Toxic remnants of war

8 months ago

Global call for bold action on the environment, peace and security

November 6, 2019  
Nadak Aziz and Kharim Ali, a village elder an a young boy pose for a portrait near the Qayyarah oil fires. October 25th, 2016. Joey L./Oxfam

To mark the UN’s International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict, Article 36 joins a group of 102 civil society organizations and independent experts from over 30 countries in calling on the international... Read more

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

Framing harms: Analysing responses in international commitments addressing armed viol...

September 30, 2019  
Palestinian students play basketball inside their damaged school nearby a building that was destroyed by Israeli air strikes, in Gaza City May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Reducing and responding to the harms caused by violence – and making progress towards conditions internationally where civilian protection is prioritised and resorting to violence is minimised – is a diffuse and complex global task. It implicates many different actors,... Read more

Human security requires environmental security: join...

November 6, 2018

Introducing the Toxic Remnants of War Network

September 14, 2015

Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitar...

October 30, 2012
UK should review policy on depleted uranium
October 30, 2012
Restarting disarmament
May 4, 2012
Toxic Remnants of War project launched
April 11, 2012
Call for increased transparency in UK weapons review...
February 27, 2012
UK reviews of weapons under Article 36
November 15, 2011
Toxic Remnants of War
September 6, 2011
France claims depleted uranium is harmless
February 1, 2011