COMING UP – The 20th anniversary of the protection of civilians agenda

COMING UP – The 20th anniversary of the protection of civilians agenda

May 17, 2019 | No Comments

In 1999, the protection of civilians in armed conflict became a specific item on the agenda of the UN Security Council. Today, civilians are still bearing the brunt of the conflicts in Libya, Myanmar, Nigeria, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen… Civil Society Organisations, including HI, will be in New York next week to call States for concrete action.

ALERT – New position paper: how rehabilitation helps achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
ALERT – Syria: HI condemns the bombing of populated areas in Idlib

ALERT – Syria: HI condemns the bombing of populated areas in Idlib

May 16, 2019 | No Comments

As fighting intensifies in north-western Syria, particularly in the city of Idlib and southern Idlib province, HI is concerned about the plight of thousands of civilians directly exposed to bombing.

COMING UP –Sweden 2020: for stronger leadership and commitments for road safety

COMING UP –Sweden 2020: for stronger leadership and commitments for road safety

May 7, 2019 | No Comments

2020 will mark the end of the UN Decade of Action on Road Safety and the deadline for the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 3.6, it is now time to ensure that road safety remains high in the global political agenda.