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 – 4 years of war in Yemen: 25 Yemeni and global NGOs call on Germany to extend its moratorium on arms sales to Saudi Arabia

ALERT – 4 years of war in Yemen: 25 Yemeni and global NGOs call on Germany to extend its moratorium on arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Posted by: on Mar 27, 2019 | No Comments

HI, along with other organizations working to protect civilians in armed conflict, addressed a joint letter to the German Chancellor.

ALERT – YEMEN: joint statement on attacks in Hajjah and renewed fighting in Hodeidah

ALERT – YEMEN: joint statement on attacks in Hajjah and renewed fighting in Hodeidah

Posted by: on Mar 15, 2019 | No Comments

International non-government organisations (INGOs) in Yemen strongly condemn the horrific attacks in Hajjah governorate on Sunday which according to the UN killed 22 people – twelve women and ten children – and injured many more.

ALERT – The Yemen Pledging Conference must address dire humanitarian needs

ALERT – The Yemen Pledging Conference must address dire humanitarian needs

Posted by: on Feb 26, 2019 | No Comments

20 national and international humanitarian organisations in Yemen are calling for donors to commit at the pledging conference.