ALERT- NGOs welcome UN Security Council statement on Yemen: words must now be turned into action

ALERT- NGOs welcome UN Security Council statement on Yemen: words must now be turned into action

Posted by: on Jun 21, 2017 | No Comments

We the undersigned organisations welcome the action taken by the UN Security Council on 15 June 2017 on the situation in Yemen through its release of a Presidential Statement.

ALERT – Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) releases its 6th annual report on the use of explosive weapons

ALERT – Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) releases its 6th annual report on the use of explosive weapons

Posted by: on May 15, 2017 | No Comments

According to this last report, 45,624 people were killed or injured by explosive weapons in 2016. 70% of the victims were civilians.

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.

FOCUS ON – Ethics and state funding: the quest for independent humanitarian action

FOCUS ON – Ethics and state funding: the quest for independent humanitarian action

Posted by: on Feb 22, 2017 | No Comments

The ethical analysis of state funding is designed to ensure the independence of humanitarian action. In situations of armed conflict, it must be dynamic and adapted to the context. Yet, given the changing nature of conflicts, it is imperative for NGOs to constantly review the safeguards it puts in place.