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Victim Rights, Assistance and Nuclear Weapons Memo Series

July 2, 2015

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Victim Rights, Assistance and Nuclear Weapons Memo Series Launched Reposted from Mines Action Canada post by Erin Hunt 19 June 2015 The Humanitarian Initiative on nuclear disarmament has shaken the status quo to its core. Like landmines and cluster munitions, discussing the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons has opened new areas of discussion, new space […]

Guidance on Child-focused Victim Assistance—UNICEF

March 3, 2015

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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 […]

Call for Papers: Survivor Assistance

February 20, 2015

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The Journal of ERW and Mine Action ISSUE 19.3 will include a feature on Survivor Assistance. The Call for Papers is out now. Deadline: 1 July 2015 Publication: Fall 2015 *Submissions for issue 19.3 are due by 1 July 2015. However, because of limited space, authors are strongly encouraged to submit articles to The Journal […]

Victim Assistance- Cluster Munition Monitor 2014

August 27, 2014

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Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 reviews the progress made on the Convention on Cluster Munitions. It provides information on cluster munition contamination and casualties as well as victim assistance. Casualties and Victim Assistance* Since 1999, the Monitor has tracked casualties from landmine and explosive remnants of war (ERW) as well as the provision of victim assistance […]

Weapons Under International Human Rights Law: Remedies and Reparations

March 31, 2014

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‘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 […]

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 […]

Surviving Gun Violence—Update

November 29, 2013

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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 […]