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

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

Posted by: on 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 – Syria: HI condemns the bombing of populated areas in Idlib

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

Posted by: on 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.

ALERT- Violence between Gaza and Israel: explosive weapons cause serious injuries

ALERT- Violence between Gaza and Israel: explosive weapons cause serious injuries

Posted by: on May 7, 2019 | No Comments

More than 30 people were killed in the exchanges of rocket fire and airstrikes between Gaza and Israel over the weekend.

FEEDBACK – Strengthening support for the Santiago Communiqué on protecting civilians from the use of explosive weapons

FEEDBACK – Strengthening support for the Santiago Communiqué on protecting civilians from the use of explosive weapons

Posted by: on Apr 23, 2019 | No Comments

More than 20 participants, including many  UN missions in Geneva, attended a briefing to discuss the follow up of the Santiago Regional Meeting on protecting civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas and the Santiago Communiqué.