ALERT – One year ago, a ground-breaking Charter launched by the UN Secretary-General at the World Humanitarian Summit

ALERT – One year ago, a ground-breaking Charter launched by the UN Secretary-General at the World Humanitarian Summit

May 18, 2017 | No Comments

The launch of the Charter on the inclusion of people with disabilities in humanitarian action generated a historical momentum to engage all stakeholders to commit for disability inclusion.

6 QUESTIONS TO – Etienne Krug, Director of the Department of Management of NCD, Disability, Violence & Injury Prevention at WHO

6 QUESTIONS TO – Etienne Krug, Director of the Department of Management of NCD, Disability, Violence & Injury Prevention at WHO

May 10, 2017 | No Comments

From 8 to 14th of May will be held the Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week. On this occasion, the Director of the Department of Management of NCD, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention at the World Health Organization, to share his insights on the major progresses and challenges of the Decade of action for road safety.

ALERT – 4 April: International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
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ALERT – 4 April: International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Apr 4, 2017 | No Comments

2015 saw a record increase in the number of casualties of mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW), up 75% from 2014. The vast majority of people killed and injured in these attacks were civilians.

ALERT – 18th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty
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ALERT – 18th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty

Mar 1, 2017 | No Comments

March 1st 2017 marks the 18th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty*. On this occasion, Handicap International is calling on States to end the use of these barbaric weapons.