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ICRC Annual Report 2014

May 14, 2015

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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 […]

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 […]

ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme 2012

September 10, 2013

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The Physical Rehabilitation Programme Report for 2012 was released by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in September 2013.  This ICRC annual report describes the worldwide activities of the ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme in 2012, working to help people with disabilities affected by conflict. In 2012 the ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme assisted 96 projects […]

The Monitor: Landmines and Refugees

June 19, 2013

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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 […]

CCM Meeting of States Parties 2012 – Victim Assistance

September 7, 2012

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 The Third Meeting of States Parties (3MSP) to the CCM takes place in Oslo, Norway, from 11 September 2012. Victim assistance will be discussed on Wednesday 12 September. Update [15/9/12]: Statements from the victim assistance session are now available here States Parties with victim assistance obligations under Article 5 of the CCM (and other states […]

CCW draft Protocol VI: Count on More Civilian Casualties

November 16, 2011

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Diplomatic representatives from approximately 100 countries are meeting in Geneva from November 14- 25 for the Fourth Review Conference of the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW), where the main order of business is an effort to conclude negotiations on a new CCW protocol on cluster munitions (Protocol VI) that would allow continued use, production, trade, […]

International Network on Explosive Weapons call on States and other actors

July 8, 2011

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International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) INEW calls on states and other actors to work for full realisation of the rights of victims and survivors. Preventing and reducing the suffering experienced by people is the primary motivation for INEW’s work.  As such, ensuring that victims and survivors of explosive weapons use are able to fully […]