ALERT – Syria: A country in crisis for six years

ALERT – Syria: A country in crisis for six years

Posted by: on Mar 15, 2017 | No Comments

March 15th marks the sixth anniversary of the Syrian crisis. Since 2011, more than 300,000 Syrians have died and one million have been injured. Close to 5 million people have fled the country and 6.5 million have been internally displaced.

ALERT – Syria : Handicap International-supported hospital impacted by an airstrike

ALERT – Syria : Handicap International-supported hospital impacted by an airstrike

Posted by: on Feb 15, 2017 | No Comments

A Handicap International-supported hospital in the governorate of Dar’a (South Syria) was indirectly hit by an airstrike on the evening of the 13th of February. Several staff members are injured and the building is partially damaged.

6th Meeting of States Parties to the Cluster Munitions Convention

Posted by: on Sep 5, 2016 | No Comments

The Convention on Cluster Munitions indicates that the State parties “shall meet regularly in order to consider and, where necessary, take decisions in respect of any matter with regard to the application or implementation of this Convention”. All State parties are invited by the Secretary-General of the UN to the annual Meetings of States Parties (MSP). The 6th MSP will take place from the 5th to the 7th September 2016, in Geneva.

ALERT- Handicap International’s recommendations on victim assistance in the context of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

ALERT- Handicap International’s recommendations on victim assistance in the context of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

Posted by: on Sep 4, 2016 | No Comments

From 5 to 7 September 2016, the Meeting of State parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions will be held in Geneva.