Browsing All posts tagged under »mine/ERW survivor rights«

Guidance on Child-focused Victim Assistance—UNICEF

March 3, 2015


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 […]

Equal Basis 2014: Access and Rights in 33 Countries

December 3, 2014


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


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 […]

Victim Assistance—Landmine Monitor 2013

November 28, 2013


Landmine Monitor 2013 was  released today by the ICBL. More detailed reporting information is also available in Monitor online country profiles. Landmine Monitor 2013 reported findings on casualties and victim assistance: A dramatic drop in landmine casualties; Progress in victim assistance, but access to services and sustainability of programs remain key challenges Records were set […]

ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme 2012

September 10, 2013


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 […]

UNICEF: Children with Disabilities

June 4, 2013


The State of the World’s Children 2013: Children with disabilities, UNICEF With a contribution by the-Monitor Victim Assistance editorial team, the 2013 State of the World’s Children publication includes a focus on explosive remnants of war (ERW) and landmines. Each year, UNICEF’s flagship publication, The State of the World’s Children, closely examines a key issue […]

Mine Ban Treaty Victim Assistance, 29–31 May

May 15, 2013


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 […]