Browsing All posts tagged under »Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities«

Dubrovnik Review Conference & Cluster Munition Monitor 2015 on Victim Assistance

September 7, 2015


The First Review Conference 7-11 September 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia, comes 5 years since the First Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions took place in Vientiane, Lao PDR in November 2010. It will evaluate the progress made by states so far to meet the lifesaving obligations they have consented to be bound […]

Victim Rights, Assistance and Nuclear Weapons Memo Series

July 2, 2015


Victim Rights, Assistance and Nuclear Weapons Memo Series Launched Reposted from Mines Action Canada post by Erin Hunt 19 June 2015 The Humanitarian Initiative on nuclear disarmament has shaken the status quo to its core. Like landmines and cluster munitions, discussing the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons has opened new areas of discussion, new space […]

Bangkok Symposium to Advance Victim Assistance Efforts 15-16 June

May 8, 2015


The Bangkok Symposium will be held on 15-16 June in the Thai capital. The symposium aims to assist States to “strengthen national assistance programmes” and “integrate landmine assistance programmes in a broader disability perspective.” The symposium represents continuity the effort to ensure full, equal and effective participation of mine victims. In 2013, Thailand, with the […]

Guidance on Child-focused Victim Assistance—UNICEF

March 3, 2015


UNICEF Paper: Assistance to Victims of Landmines and Explosive Remnants of War: Guidance on Child-focused Victim Assistance The Guidance on Child-focused Victim Assistance is available in eight PDF documents. The first section contains the Acknowledgements, Foreword, Acronyms and Chapters 1 through 4: Chapter 1. Introduction: The Need for Child-focused Victim Assistance Guidance Chapter 2. Mine […]

Call for Papers: Survivor Assistance

February 20, 2015


The Journal of ERW and Mine Action ISSUE 19.3 will include a feature on Survivor Assistance. The Call for Papers is out now. Deadline: 1 July 2015 Publication: Fall 2015 *Submissions for issue 19.3 are due by 1 July 2015. However, because of limited space, authors are strongly encouraged to submit articles to The Journal […]

The War Report 2013: Armed Conflicts and their Consequences

January 27, 2015


The War Report 2013, launched in December 2014, identifies and describes all armed conflicts in the previous calendar year. It also gives information about ongoing crisis and conflicts. The War Report is designed as a resource for those working in the field, governments, policy-makers, journalists, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United […]

Equal Basis 2014: Access and Rights in 33 Countries

December 3, 2014


The Monitor initiative launches a new report, Equal Basis 2014: Access and Rights in 33 Countries, on 3 December 2014. This overview provides up-to-date information on efforts to fulfill responsibilities in promoting the rights of persons with disabilities—including the survivors of landmines, cluster munitions, and other explosive remnants of war—as well as in providing assistance […]


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