ALERT- UN Security Council recognises the rights of persons with disabilities in armed conflicts

ALERT- UN Security Council recognises the rights of persons with disabilities in armed conflicts

Posted by: on Jun 22, 2019 | No Comments

For the first time ever, the United Nations Security Council has adopted a Resolution on persons with disabilities in armed conflicts.

FEEDBACK – Group of States Friends of the Charter revitalized at HNPW 2019

FEEDBACK – Group of States Friends of the Charter revitalized at HNPW 2019

Posted by: on Feb 6, 2019 | No Comments

On 5 February, the “Group of Friends” of Member States supporting the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action organized a session on making humanitarian action inclusive of people with disabilities at the 2019 Humanitarian Networks and Partnership Week (HNPW) in Geneva.

FEEDBACK – HI at the Paris Peace Forum

FEEDBACK – HI at the Paris Peace Forum

Posted by: on Nov 15, 2018 | No Comments

From 11 to 13 November, HI attended the Paris Peace Forum to call for States to join the political process against the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. 

FOCUS ON –  New study on the inclusion of Syrian refugees with disabilities in Jordan & Lebanon

FOCUS ON – New study on the inclusion of Syrian refugees with disabilities in Jordan & Lebanon

Posted by: on Sep 20, 2018 | No Comments

More than 60% of the Syrian refugee households include a person with disability, and 1/5 of refugees in Lebanon and Jordan have a disability, according to a new study by HI and iMMAP*.