July 17th, 2015 | by EJC
Disseminating the law of war to warring parties is essential in ensuring the protection of civilian populations; however, this remains a major challenge as the members of these armed groups have rarely received a basic training, have varying levels of education and are located in remote areas. A new application by Geneva Call will try to overcome these difficulties
July 8th, 2015 | by EJC
The widespread proliferation of small arms and light weapons is one of the biggest security challenges currently facing sub-Saharan Africa - a problem exacerbated by little pressure on governments to ratify arms agreements. But could the media help change this
September 19th, 2014 | by EJC
In June 2014, 30 different countries saw over 4450 casualties from 246 incidents of explosive weapon use yet news of their impact in some UK papers barely made the footnotes. Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) analysed the reporting of explosive weapons by nine of the UK’s biggest selling print dailies, Jane Hunter reports on the results
April 12th, 2013 | by EJC
This article was written by Clarissa Maracci, and originally published on 23 January 2013 at Fatto&Diritto (F&D) . Republished with permission.