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Casualty recording, critical argument and campaigning against weapons

July 23, 2013  No comments
Casualty recording, critical argument and campaigning against weapons

Casualty recording and the documentation of the impact of armed violence have played a critical role in past and current processes to curb weapons. Such processes have made progress by exposing failures to deal with or even acknowledge this humanitarian... Read more

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Fifteen years after the landmine ban the number of new casualties halves

December 3, 2012  1 comment
Fifteen years after the landmine ban the number of new casualties halves

Press release  (London, 3 December 2012) The number of reported new landmine and unexploded ordnance casualties has reduced dramatically since the banning of landmines was agreed, say UK anti-landmine campaigners today on the 15th anniversary of the treaty to outlaw the... Read more

Article 36 endorses NGO statement on disarmament and consensus

November 5, 2012  No comments
Article 36 endorses NGO statement on disarmament and consensus

Article 36 has endorsed a statement coordinated by Reaching Critical Will on disarmament machinery and the rule of consensus. Article 36 considers that abuse of the rule of consensus by a handful of states has played a significant role in preventing... Read more

Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitarian action

October 30, 2012  No comments
Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitarian action

Article 36 participated in a Humanitarian Disarmament Campaigns Summit, organized by Human Rights Watch on 20-21 October 2012 along with 28 other non-governmental organizations. The Summit took place in New York on the margins of the UN First Committee on... Read more

Restart disarmament

May 5, 2012

UK Government must make public its plans and resourc...

November 28, 2011

Introduction – landmines

January 28, 2011