ALERT – 2017 Cluster Munition Monitor 2017: Sharp rise in casualties

ALERT – 2017 Cluster Munition Monitor 2017: Sharp rise in casualties

Posted by: on Aug 31, 2017 | No Comments

The 2017 Cluster Munition Monitor report, published today, reveals a sharp rise in the number of new casualties of cluster munitions, which more than doubled between 2015 and 2016.

ALERT – Yemen: starving beneath the bombs

ALERT – Yemen: starving beneath the bombs

Posted by: on Apr 25, 2017 | No Comments

Today, 25th of April, a Donor Conference on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen opens in Geneva, chaired by the United Nations General Secretary, Antonio Guterres. Handicap International is cosigning an opinion editorial on Lemonde.fr with Médecins du Monde, Action Contre la Faim, Première Urgence Internationale and Care.

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.