UK Ministry of Defence reveals Defence Loan Service Personnel expenditure

Data on costs associated with Defence Loan Service Personnel to 85 countries, including human rights priority nations, reveal global cost of up to £40m in 2022.

INEW: Documenting two years of global harm to civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas (2021-2022)

A new report released today by the International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) presents data on the patterns of harm from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.

A step forward: 10 countries that signed Ireland’s Political Declaration have been responsible for civilian harm from explosive weapons in populated areas within last decade

86% of the 3,306 recorded civilian casualties from explosive violence perpetrated by signatories to the Political Declaration occurred in populated areas.

23 NATO states sign agreement to protect civilians from explosive weapons in populated areas

Over two-thirds of NATO member states signed the first international explosive weapons declaration to protect civilians

States adopt first ever international agreement to protect civilians from explosive weapons in populated areas

Over 70 states are expected to sign on to the first international explosive weapons declaration to protect civilians in populated areas, at Dublin Castle, Friday 18 November 2022.

Open for signature: declaration for the protection of civilians from the use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

On 18 November, the declaration for the protection of civilians from EWIPA will be open for signature in Dublin.