Crisis and conflict

13 Feb 2015

Disabled people are very vulnerable when affected by emergencies and conflict. In addition, one direct result of crises and conflict is an increased population of new disabled persons who need to be integrated into society.


Relevant links


Articles and statements

Oslo Conference on Disability in Conflicts and Emergencies 2011

NGO Workshop on Disability in Conflicts and Emergencies 2011

”Exploring key issues in human rights based victim assistance”
By Marianne Schulze (pdf or doc (Word))

Statement by former Minster of Foreign Affairs of Norway, Jonas Gahr Støre


Other organizations

The Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM)

The Cluster Munition Coalition 

United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and the Anti-Personnel Landmines Convention

United Nations Office for Disarmanent Affairs (UNODA)

International Campaign to Ban Landmines


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