ALERT – Military incursion  in northeast Syria : vital to ensure the protection of civilians and humanitarian workers

ALERT – Military incursion in northeast Syria : vital to ensure the protection of civilians and humanitarian workers

Oct 10, 2019 | No Comments

After nearly a decade of nation-wide conflict, the Turkish incursion into northeast Syria reignites the cycle of violence, worry and uncertainty for people living in the area. HI is deeply concerned about how the military escalation will affect the civilian population.

ALERT – Bombing in populated areas: A majority of states now recognize the urgency to act

ALERT – Bombing in populated areas: A majority of states now recognize the urgency to act

Oct 3, 2019 | No Comments

133 states gathered for two days at the Vienna Conference “Protecting Civilians in Urban Warfare”. A majority of attendants announced that they were ready to work on a political declaration.

ALERT – The Vienna Conference on “Protecting Civilians in Urban Warfare” starts today!

ALERT – The Vienna Conference on “Protecting Civilians in Urban Warfare” starts today!

Oct 1, 2019 | No Comments

On the eve of the Conference “Protecting Civilians in Urban Warfare”, Humanity & Inclusion (HI)’s representatives were in Vienna, on September 30, to finalize preparations. Hence, they had the opportunity to meet with the national delegations before the opening of discussions, and with other members of the NGOS network INEW (International Network on Explosive Weapons).

ALERT – A unique opportunity to put an end to the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

ALERT – A unique opportunity to put an end to the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

Oct 1, 2019 | No Comments

As conflicts are increasingly fought in cities, civilians represent 90% of the victims. States gather at the Vienna Conference on October 1st and 2nd to find a political solution to the harm caused by bombing in urban warfare.