Statements

ICBUW signs joint statement on conflict and the environment for UN #envconflictday 2019

14. November 2019 Allgemein, ICBUW, News, Statements

On 6 November 2019, 103 NGOs and experts from around the world (including ICBUW) honoured the United Nations’ International Day for the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict by signing a joint civil society statement urging the international community to act on the synergies between environment, peace, and security.  Read more … ICBUW signs joint statement on conflict and the environment for UN #envconflictday 2019

Frieder Wagner, Deadly Dust (2019) – an important book about uranium weapons

22. Oktober 2019 Blog posts, Statements

Deadly Dust hits the shelves at the right time: for one, the book’s release parallels the efforts of Serbian lawyer Sdran Aleksic and his team to assist the victims of the NATO-bombing with uranium ammunition in their plight for aid. Beyond this, the time has come for a reappraisal of this topic’s treatment by the media and in politics, (particularly) in Germany. Nobody is better suited to this job than Frieder Wagner.  Read more … Frieder Wagner, Deadly Dust (2019) – an important book about uranium weapons

German voting behavior in UN resolution is evidence for continued ignorance regarding uranium ammunition

7. Januar 2019 Statements

After Germany again abstained in the vote on the UN resolution „On the effects of armaments and ammunition containing depleted uranium“, Greens MP Agnieszka Brugger submitted a parliamentary question in November 2018, asking why the German government has been abstaining.  Read more … German voting behavior in UN resolution is evidence for continued ignorance regarding uranium ammunition

New civil society statement with focus on environmental security released

6. November 2018 Statements

For the last few weeks the Conflict and Environment Observatory (CEOBS) have been working with PAX to prepare a statement to mark the United Nations‘ International Day for preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict‘ on November 6th. This year it is focused on environmental security.  Read more … New civil society statement with focus on environmental security released