Understanding and mitigating the impact explosions outside conventional warfare: a UN First Committee side-event by AOAV

This side-event presented comprehensive data on global explosions, dissect the harm caused by IEDs, evaluate UN’s counter-IED efforts, and highlight recent research into civilian blast injuries in urban settings.

UNGA adopts draft resolution ‘Countering the Threat Posed by Improvised Explosive Devices’

On 11 October, the UNGA voted in a draft resolution on Countering the Threat Posed by Improvised Explosive Devices. Building on resolutions and decisions going back to 2015, the resolution is a response to the “devastation caused by the increasing use of IEDs,” notably by non-state actors.