Browsing All posts tagged under »survivor participation«

Advancing Victim Assistance in Africa

March 10, 2014


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


The Monitor Victim Assistance Team launches a new report: 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 achievements to date in order to determine how […]

Surviving Gun Violence—Update

November 29, 2013


News from the Surviving Gun Violence Project This project works to highlight the links between gun violence and trauma, impairment, disability, human rights, rehabilitation and recovery. The e-resources section of the website is where +450 articles and studies are available and are cross-referenced to various themes. This is a growing resource and the organisers welcome the contribution of […]

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 […]

Survivor Participation and Research Networks

December 13, 2012


Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor Panel discussion, Palais des Nations, Geneva, 7 December 2012 The Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor research network includes victim assistance researchers who are survivors and researchers from representative groups.  A panel discussion at the 12MSP addressed issues ranging from survivors monitoring change on the ground, to monitoring coordination and reporting […]

Mine Ban Treaty – 12 MSP

December 12, 2012


The Twelfth Meeting of States Parties (12MSP) to the Mine Ban Treaty featured landmine survivors prominently, beginning with a statement in the opening session by ICBL Ambassador, Tun Channareth of Cambodia. Interventions by survivors from the ICBL delegation highlighted the humanitarian effects of antipersonnel landmines and underscored the reality that in mine-affected areas, survivors still […]

CCM Meeting of States Parties 2012 – Victim Assistance

September 7, 2012


 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 […]