Past event

Research Event

Curbing the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

Chatham House, London

International Security Department

Participants

Cat Carter, Head of Humanitarian Information and Communications, Save the Children
Paul Conroy, Journalist, Freelance Photographer and Filmmaker
Richard Moyes, Coordinator, International Network on Explosive Weapons

Overview

The use of explosive weapons in populated areas is a major cause of death, injury and destroyed livelihoods each year. Following reports by journalists, civil society and the United Nations, a growing number of governments are starting to consider how the use of explosive weapons can be further addressed.

The speakers will discuss their work documenting the use and impact of explosive weapons and possible options for building better protection for civilians in the future.

Resources

Meeting Summary from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs