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ICRC Annual Report 2014

May 14, 2015


The newly released 2014 Annual report of the ICRC is an account of field activities of the organization conducted worldwide. Activities are part of the organization’s mandate to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war, and to promote respect for international humanitarian law. It includes detailed country reports. In 2014, the ICRC was […]

Acknowledge, Amend, Assist—Publication

May 2, 2015


ACKNOWLEDGE, AMEND, ASSIST: Addressing Civilian Harm Caused by Armed Conflict and Armed Violence, a report by AOAV and Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program, examines different approaches to assisting victims of armed violence. The 28-page report, Acknowledge, Amend, Assist, includes articles on casualty recording, civilian harm tracking, making amends, transitional justice, and victim assistance. This […]

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 […]

Weapons Under International Human Rights Law: Remedies and Reparations

March 31, 2014


‘Remedies and Reparations’, by Megan Burke and Loren Persi-Vicentic,  in Weapons Under International Human Rights Law, Cambridge University Press. Stuart Casey-Maslen (Editor). Published: March 2014. Remedies for the Unlawful Use of Weapons: Unlawful use of weapons can amount to a violation of the rights to life, liberty, security, freedom from torture, and freedom of assembly […]

The Monitor: Landmines and Refugees

June 19, 2013


The Monitor briefing paper Landmines and Refugees: The Risks and the Responsibilities to Protect and Assist Victims was released today, on World Refugee Day, 20 June 2013. The Nobel Peace Prize winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) and the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC) call on states to eliminate the harrowing risks that refugees and […]

IANSA Survivors Network – Call for Participation

March 20, 2012

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International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) Survivors Network IANSA launched  a survivors’ network in 2012. Read more here (links can be found below): It is with great pleasure that I officially announce to you the launch of the IANSA Survivors Network as a new space in our community to strengthen our advocacy for survivors’ […]

Surviving Gun Violence Project

March 13, 2012

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The Social Dimensions of Health Institute (SDHI) announced that their first webinar will take place on Thursday 15th March 2012 at 10am (UK time) and will be led by Cate Buchanan of the Surviving Gun Violence Project.” “Synopsis:Over the last twenty years a significant body of work has sought to better understand the nature and […]