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EVENT - Confronting war, militarisation and global insecurity: Medact’s Health Through Peace forum

Tickets are now available for a two-day event in London organised by charity Medact, which will bring together health and peacebuilding experts to discuss issues in war, armed conflict and militarism, and the role of health professionals in challenging the drivers of conflict.

30 September 2015

Arms trade must be dragged out of the shadows with creation of strong new measures in Cancun this week

Control Arms statement on the opening of first Conference of States Parties for the Arms Trade Treaty.

24 August 2015

Dhaka event sheds light on safety and security issues in Bangladesh

A joint policy event with Saferworld's partner BRAC brought together a range of safety and security stakeholders in Dhaka to share learning, experiences and challenges from our community security work in Bangladesh.

17 June 2015

Humanitarian crisis exacerbated by prolonged conflict in Yemen

As hopes grow for the UN-led peace talks in Geneva on 14 June to go ahead as planned it remains vitally important that pressure is maintained on Saudi Arabia to lift the blockade imposed on Yemen.

11 June 2015

Nepal earthquakes: the need for inclusive, participatory and conflict-sensitive assistance

Saferworld was deeply saddened by the extent of human suffering and physical devastation triggered by the recent series of earthquakes in Nepal. We extend our condolences to those bereaved and thoughts to the victims who continue to endure the consequences.

21 May 2015

Event - Communities First: An exhibition of images from South Sudan, Bangladesh and Yemen

Communities First tells the stories of individuals and communities in Bangladesh, South Sudan and Yemen, featuring the work of award-winning photographer Marcus Perkins.

23 April 2015

Saferworld urges all sides in the current Yemen offensive to immediately cease military operations and return to the negotiating table with no preconditions.

Saferworld statement on the current conflict in Yemen.

17 April 2015

Historic day as Arms Trade Treaty enters into force

Wednesday 24 December 2014 marks a historic moment as the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) becomes international law. For those from civil society and progressive governments who have worked towards this goal for many years it is a day of which we can be proud, a hugely important staging post on the march towards responsible regulation of the international arms trade. Nevertheless there should be no resting on laurels. Much remains to be done to ensure that the Treaty has an impact where it matters most – on the ground in regions of conflict and where human rights are in crisis.

24 December 2014

Engaging new global actors in peace and development

A recent Saferworld conference in Istanbul provided a rare opportunity for stakeholders from conflict-affected states, emerging global powers, and traditional development actors to debate key issues of peace and development. The conference discussions highlighted that while there are differences between their approaches, there is much they can learn from each other’s experiences to help address these immensely complex and deep-rooted issues.

18 December 2014

Beijing events build productive dialogue on conflict prevention

Conflict-sensitive business practices, crisis diplomacy in Sudan and South Sudan, foreign aid and development assistance in Africa, and China-UK collaboration on conflict prevention were some of the issues discussed at a series of events held by Saferworld and local partners from 11-14 November 2014 in Beijing.

8 December 2014

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