ALERT – Military incursion  in northeast Syria : vital to ensure the protection of civilians and humanitarian workers

ALERT – Military incursion in northeast Syria : vital to ensure the protection of civilians and humanitarian workers

Posted by: on Oct 10, 2019 | No Comments

After nearly a decade of nation-wide conflict, the Turkish incursion into northeast Syria reignites the cycle of violence, worry and uncertainty for people living in the area. HI is deeply concerned about how the military escalation will affect the civilian population.

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.