#9 (S2E3): A Landmark Declaration on Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas
The bombing of towns and cities, or the use of explosive weapons in populated areas, leads to vast civilian harm, destruction of civilian infrastructure, and long-term humanitarian consequences. In this episode, we take you behind the scenes of the signing of a landmark political declaration on explosive weapons in populated areas (EWIPA), signed by over 80 nations in Dublin last month.
- Hajer Naili, Director of Communications, CIVIC
- Sahr Muhammedally, Director for MENA & South Asia, CIVIC
- Roos Boer, Project Lead Humanitarian Disarmament, PAX
This podcast is brought to you by CIVIC and PAX. This episode was written by Annie Shiel and Hajer Naili, with assistance from Marc Garlasco, Tate Musinahama and Selma van Oostwaard.
To learn more about explosive weapons in populated areas and the EWIPA Declaration, see:
- The website of the International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW)
- Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas, PAX
- CIVIC’s EWIPA Explainer
- PAX report on the Impact on healthcare from bombing and shelling in Ukraine
- CIVIC’s Implementation Brief: Political Declaration on the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas
- Mwatana & PAX report Continuing civilian harm from the use of explosive weapons in Yemen
This episode includes live recordings of the November 2022 Dublin Conference to Adopt the Political Declaration on Strengthening the Protection of Civilians from the Humanitarian Consequences Arising from the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas.
You can find a full transcript of this episode here.
About this podcast
Date of publication:
Dec 08, 2022
CIVIC & PAX
Guests: Hajer Naili, Director of Communications (CIVIC), Sahr Muhammedally, Director for MENA & South Asia (CIVIC), Roos Boer, Project Lead Humanitarian Disarmament (PAX)More about The Civilian Protection Podcast