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

Bangkok Symposium to Advance Victim Assistance Efforts 15-16 June

May 8, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Victim Assistance and the Review Conferences: Maputo 3RC

April 23, 2014

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The Maputo Summit: Victim Assistance, Disability Rights at the Mine Ban Treaty’s  Review Conferences The Mine Ban Treaty’s Third Review Conference will take place from 23 to 27 June 2014 in Maputo, Mozambique. It will mark a critical moment in the Treaty’s history, taking place 15 years after the Treaty’s entry into force and the […]

Advancing Victim Assistance in Africa

March 10, 2014

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Advancing the implementation of victim assistance obligations in Africa The ICRC-AU Workshop to Advance the Implementation of Victim Assistance Obligations Arising from Various Weapons Treaties was held at the African Union HQ in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 4 to 6 March. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) together with the African Union Commission […]

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