On 21 April 2021, Humanity & Inclusion organised an online conference, hosted by the European Commission’s InfoPoint, on “Inclusive Education for All: Breaking Silos for Disability-Inclusive Education”.
On 21 April the National Defense Commission of the Belgian Federal Parliament adopted a historical resolution on the protection of civilians from bombing and shelling in populated areas.
On 21 April the National Defense Commission of the Belgian Federal Parliament will have the one-time opportunity to make history and adopt the first resolution on the protection of civilians from bombing and shelling in populated areas.
Humanity & Inclusion, Human Rights Watch, International Disability Alliance, Women Enabled International and the Women’s Refugee Commission have released a joint submission for the High Commissioner’s report on promoting and protecting the human rights of women and girls in conflict and post-conflict situations, focusing specifically on women and girls with disabilities.
As INGOs working in Myanmar, we condemn the Myanmar military’s widespread use of deadly violence against civilians. We are deeply concerned that since 1 Feb 2021, 550 civilians have been killed, including 46 children. (1)
This Sunday, we will celebrate the International Day for Mine Awareness. On this day, HI is alarmed by an exceptionally high and complex level of contamination, particularly explosive remnants of war (ERW) and improvised mines following current and recent conflicts.
Un rapport d’enquête de la Mission des Nations Unies au Mali (MINUSMA) publié le 30 mars fait état de 19 civils tués, et au moins huit autres blessés lors de frappes aériennes de la Force Barkhane le 3 janvier 2021 à Bounti, dans la région de Douentza au Mali.
On 29- 30 March, the fifth Brussels Conference on Syria, co-hosted by the European Union and the UN, brought together more than 50 countries and 30 international organisations. 37 organizations, including HI, released a statement in the wake of the event.
This year’s World Health Day sheds light on the need to “build a fairer, healthier world”. This issue could not be more relevant, as the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the already existing health inequities.