FEEDBACK – 17th States parties conference on the Mine Ban Treaty: HI called for increased attention to victims

FEEDBACK – 17th States parties conference on the Mine Ban Treaty: HI called for increased attention to victims

Posted by: on Dec 3, 2018 | No Comments

Last week, 93 States parties, 11 observer states, UN-Institutions, International Organisations and the big range of active members of ICBL, such as HI, exchanged at the yearly meeting of states parties about successes and challenges concerning the implementation of the Ottawa Convention.

FOCUS ON – Addressing transport safety and accessibility for persons with disabilities

FOCUS ON – Addressing transport safety and accessibility for persons with disabilities

Posted by: on Nov 27, 2018 | No Comments

The intersection between health, disability and transport has significant challenges for persons with disabilities living in low- and middle-income countries, where road infrastructure is poor and travel unsafe. The Journey Access Tool (JAT) combines access and road safety audit approaches to identify barriers to transport on journeys taken by persons with disabilities.

ALERT- Landmine Monitor 2018: Third year of exceptionally high casualties

ALERT- Landmine Monitor 2018: Third year of exceptionally high casualties

Posted by: on Nov 20, 2018 | No Comments

The Landmine Monitor 2018, published today, reported a third year of exceptionally high casualties caused by landmines, particularly improvised explosive devices (IEDs), and explosive remnants of war (ERW).

ALERT – World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: it’s time to increase efforts on road safety

ALERT – World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: it’s time to increase efforts on road safety

Posted by: on Nov 18, 2018 | No Comments

Today is the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR), an important opportunity to remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affected. It is also an opportunity to call for action at all levels.