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Informal expert meeting on strengthening the protection of civilians from the use of ...

June 16, 2014  Comments are off
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Norway is hosting an expert meeting on explosive weapons in Oslo on 17-18 June. It is a follow up to the expert meeting hosted by Chatham House with the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and will... Read more

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Explosive weapons are leading cause of death for children in Syria

November 23, 2013  Comments are off
Explosive weapons are leading cause of death for children in Syria

(London, 24 November 2013) New research published by Oxford Research Group shows that the primary cause of death for children during the conflict in Syria has been the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. Director of Article 36, Thomas... Read more

UN Security Council’s protection of civilians’ debate raises concerns over explos...

August 27, 2013  No comments
UN Security Council’s protection of civilians’ debate raises concerns over explosive weapons

On Monday 19 August 2013, the United Nations Security Council held an Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, under the Argentinean presidency.

Reclaiming the Protection of Civilians Under IHL

May 23, 2013  No comments
Reclaiming the Protection of Civilians Under IHL

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a global conference on the protection of civilians under International Humanitarian Law in Oslo from 23-24 May 2013, inviting states, international organisations and civil society. The conference built on a series of regional... Read more

Explosive weapons raised as key issue in Security Co...

March 13, 2013

US drone strike data contradiction

February 4, 2013

INEW advocacy ahead of the UN Security Council Prote...

January 17, 2013

UN concerned over impact of explosive weapons on chi...

November 5, 2012
Progress in banning cluster bombs shows protection o...
September 6, 2012
Security Council debate highlights harm from explosi...
June 29, 2012
Drone strikes raise fundamental concerns for humanit...
June 20, 2012
INEW advocacy ahead of Security Council debate on pr...
May 14, 2012
UK must tackle bombing in populated areas at UN Secu...
March 27, 2012
Article 36 highlights concern over use of explosive ...
February 6, 2012