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

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 […]

Frameworks for Victim Assistance: Monitor Findings

December 5, 2013

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The Monitor Victim Assistance Team launches a new report: Frameworks for Victim Assistance: Monitor key findings and observations. The ICBL-CMC has also released recommendations that accompany the report. With review conferences for both the Mine Ban Treaty and the Convention on Cluster Munitions fast approaching, the time has come to take stock of victim assistance […]

Cluster Munition Victim Assistance—4MSP

September 24, 2013

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At the Fourth Meeting of States Parties (4MSP) to the Convention on Cluster Munitions, 10-13 September 2013, states rededicated themselves to fulfilling their victim assistance obligations under the convention. Also, in the margins and lunch breaks of the meeting, victim assistance stood out as a hot topic of discussion and interest. States and civil society […]

The Mine Ban Treaty & the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

April 17, 2013

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The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention and The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Common Agenda A statement presented by Paramdeep Mtharu, of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention Implementation Support Unit (ISU) on the 9th Session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Geneva,  15 April 2013: read the […]

CCM Intersessional Meeting—April 2013

March 11, 2013

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The third Intersessional Meeting to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 15 to 18 April 2013. Technical Workshops Technical workshops will be organised on 15:00, 15 April 2013, in Geneva at the WMO. The objectives of the victim assistance workshop are as follows: To understand victim assistance in […]

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