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Armed Conflict

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Podcast Ep.3: Civilians with disabilities in armed conflicts and the Red Cross: A conversation with Alex Breitegger.

Posted on: January 30, 2023
Armed conflicts have a disproportionate impact on persons with disabilities. Those confined in institutions and requiring vital support services are particularly vulnerable to be left behind. The International Committee of the Red Cross plays a crucial role in their protection.
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Podcast Ep2: Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, the World Bank & disability inclusion.

Posted on: December 6, 2022
On this episode, Gerard talks to Charlotte McClain Nhlapo, Global Disability Advisor of the World Bank Group.
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Podcast Ep1: Gopal Mitra and the UN Disability Inclusion Strategy.

Posted on: November 30, 2022
On this podcast episode, Gerard talks to Gopal Mitra, coordinator of the implementation of the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy.

Protecting persons with disabilities in military conflicts: Statement to the 77th session of the UN General Assembly.

Posted on: October 14, 2022
The disability community does not call for new norms on civilian protection, but to make existing norms visible and to apply them effectively.
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Jordan stands out as a regional leader on disability rights.

Posted on: September 16, 2022
After his official visit to the Hashemite Kingdom, the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities lauds efforts on disability rights and encourages international support.

The protection of persons with disabilities during military operations in armed conflict.

Posted on: September 6, 2022
Second of a series of 3 reports to the UN General Assembly, this report is dedicated to enhancing the inclusion and protection of persons with disabilities during the conduct of hostilitie
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