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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 […]

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 […]

“Bridges”: Stronger Support of Landmine Survivors

April 23, 2015

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At an event  in Geneva on 23 April, convened by Costa Rica, the Chair of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention’s Committee on Victim Assistance, experts explored ways to follow-up on the Bridges between Worlds global conference that took place in Medellin, Colombia in April 2014. Experts called for global discussions on supporting landmine survivors to […]

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 […]

Bridges between Worlds – Update

September 22, 2014

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Bridges Between Worlds Update 22 September 2014 Bridges between Worlds was a global conference that addressed fundamental questions about the place of landmine victim assistance in other domains, such as the worlds of disability, heath care, education, employment, development, poverty reduction and human rights. The Bridges between Worlds Chairperson’s Summary highlights that those who care […]

Committee on Victim Assistance

September 19, 2014

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Update – 26 November 2014 (Convention’s ISU) “On Monday 24 November, the Convention’s Committee on Victim Assistance briefed representatives of States Parties on Maputo Action Plan commitments to ensure that measurable improvements have been made in the well-being and the guarantee of the rights of landmine victims, in time for the Convention’s Fourth Review Conference […]