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.

COMING UP – The 20th anniversary of the protection of civilians agenda

COMING UP – The 20th anniversary of the protection of civilians agenda

Posted by: on May 17, 2019 | No Comments

In 1999, the protection of civilians in armed conflict became a specific item on the agenda of the UN Security Council. Today, civilians are still bearing the brunt of the conflicts in Libya, Myanmar, Nigeria, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen… Civil Society Organisations, including HI, will be in New York next week to call States for concrete action.

ALERT – Syria: HI condemns the bombing of populated areas in Idlib

ALERT – Syria: HI condemns the bombing of populated areas in Idlib

Posted by: on May 16, 2019 | No Comments

As fighting intensifies in north-western Syria, particularly in the city of Idlib and southern Idlib province, HI is concerned about the plight of thousands of civilians directly exposed to bombing.

ALERT – Libya INGO Forum’s statement on the escalation of violence in Tripoli

ALERT – Libya INGO Forum’s statement on the escalation of violence in Tripoli

Posted by: on Apr 23, 2019 | No Comments

The Libya INGO Forum, an independent platform composed of 17 international NGOs providing humanitarian assistance in Libya, is deeply concerned about the humanitarian consequences resulting from the escalation of violence in and around Tripoli.