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 – Iraq: Joint NGO statement calling for protection of civilians and access to assistance

ALERT – Iraq: Joint NGO statement calling for protection of civilians and access to assistance

Posted by: on Jul 11, 2017 | No Comments

As the members of the global coalition to counter ISIL meet in Washington D.C. this week, a joint NGO statement highlights the ongoing protection and assistance needs for civilians affected by the conflict and call for prioritized investment in inclusive recovery efforts.

FEEDBACK – COSP: Stronger together!

FEEDBACK – COSP: Stronger together!

Posted by: on Jun 28, 2017 | No Comments

The annual Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the rights of People with Disabilities took place at the UN in New York last week (13-15 June), preceded by the CRPD Civil Society Forum (12 June). Article by Katie Smith.

FEEDBACK – COSP: Personal Connections to the CRPD

FEEDBACK – COSP: Personal Connections to the CRPD

Posted by: on Jun 28, 2017 | No Comments

The annual Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the rights of People with Disabilities took place at the UN in New York last week (13-15 June), preceded by the CRPD Civil Society Forum (12 June). Article by Jeff Meer.