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

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

Posted by: on 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

Posted by: on 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.

ALERT – HI unveils in Paris the first ever monument to honor the civilian lives lost in bombing & shelling

ALERT – HI unveils in Paris the first ever monument to honor the civilian lives lost in bombing & shelling

Posted by: on Sep 26, 2019 | No Comments

As conflicts are increasingly fought in cities, civilians represent 90% of the victims. Civilians represented 50% of the victims during WWII, 15% during the WWI. This trend of modern conflicts is unacceptable.

ALERT – UN and ICRC issue a joint appeal: Civilian devastation and suffering must stop!

ALERT – UN and ICRC issue a joint appeal: Civilian devastation and suffering must stop!

Posted by: on Sep 19, 2019 | No Comments

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, issued yesterday an appeal highlighting the devastating impact of explosive weapons on the lives of civilians.