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Dubrovnik Review Conference & Cluster Munition Monitor 2015 on Victim Assistance

September 7, 2015

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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 […]

Committee on Victim Assistance

September 19, 2014

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Update – 26 November 2014 (Convention’s ISU) “On Monday 24 November, the Convention’s Committee on Victim Assistance briefed representatives of States Parties on Maputo Action Plan commitments to ensure that measurable improvements have been made in the well-being and the guarantee of the rights of landmine victims, in time for the Convention’s Fourth Review Conference […]

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 […]

Mine Ban Treaty—13 MSP

November 29, 2013

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The Thirteenth Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty (13MSP) will take place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, from 2 to 5 December 2013. At these meetings, States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty will give progress updates and share plans on implementing the treaty obligations. Representatives of over 100 […]

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 […]

Mine Ban Treaty Victim Assistance, 29–31 May

May 15, 2013

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Standing Committee on Victim Assistance The meeting of the Standing Committee on Victim Assistance will be held from 10:00 on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 at the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) building, 7 bis avenue de la Paix, Geneva. Updates from relevant States Parties on challenges and work that remains in applying the victim assistance aspects […]