Targeting policies, weaponeering, information gathering and military decision making process but also victim assistance among the topics discussed in Geneva during the dialogue on Explosive Weapons In Populated Areas (EWIPA).
From 3 to 5 September, the state parties to the convention on cluster munitions met in Geneva at their yearly conference, where progress and challenges are discussed.
On 10 July 2018 in New York City, Humanity & Inclusion, together with the governments of Luxembourg and Belgium held a side event at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, that is the annual conference to take stock of progress towards reaching the SDGs.
On 20 June, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) co-organised a side event looking at how humanitarian actors can identify new and inclusive approaches to address the situation of persons with disabilities in crisis context.
In June, a delegation from HI attended the Conference of State Parties (CoSP) to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in New York, to present its work on women and girls with disabilities, disaggregation of data by disability and humanitarian action, among others.
On 14 June, along with other members of the INEW, HI participated to the first “EWIPA Talks” in Geneva, at the United Nations’ headquarter.
Stressing that road deaths and injuries remain a major public health and development issue, last 12 April the United Nation General Assembly adopted a resolution on “Improving Global Road Safety”.
On the 24th of April started the Conference “Supporting the future of Syria and the region”, co-hosted by the UN and the European Union. On the same day, HI kicked off a series of events in Brussels to mobilise decision makers and public opinion about bombing and shelling in populated areas.