4 key messages on humanitarian advocacy

Branka Marijan Featured, Ploughshares Monitor

The latest Humanitarian Disarmament Forum was held October 19 and 20 in New York City. In attendance were civil-society groups, such as Project Ploughshares, which work on arms control and disarmament concerns that fall under the umbrella of “humanitarian disarmament.” According to the Harvard Law School Armed Conflict and Civilian Protection Initiative, humanitarian disarmament “seeks to prevent and remediate the human and environmental harm inflicted by arms through the establishment and implementation of norms.”

Humanitarian disarmament: Putting people first

Branka Marijan Armed Conflicts, Featured, Nuclear Weapons

The Humanitarian Disarmament Forum, which began in 2012, has become an annual gathering, conducted on the margins of the UN General Assembly First Committee. The 2017 Forum, organized by Human …

Faster, higher, stronger

Sonal Marwah Conventional Weapons, Featured

Civil society organizations gather to strengthen campaigns to protect civilians from armed violence On October 15-16 Project Ploughshares, along with more than 100 members of other civil society organizations (CSOs), …