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First international follow-up conference to the EWIPA declaration

The conference to review implementation on the Political Declaration on Strengthening the Protection of Civilians from the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas will be hosted by the government of Norway and will take place in Oslo, on 23 April, 2024. 

Prior to the conference, a cinema screening of “For Sama” will be held at Cinemateket on Sunday, 21 April in Oslo, Norway. The screening will take place at 17:00, followed by a panel discussion, in which the director participates, together with representatives of Norwegian Red Cross and INEW. Read more and purchase tickets here.

Civil society partners, INEW and the Norwegian Red Cross, will convene the Protection Forum on Monday 22 April, 2024. Participants can register for the Protection Forum here.

On the morning of Wednesday 24 April, a range of civil society organisations, states, UN agencies and the ICRC will organise two thematic workshops on the topics of 1) military policies and practice and 2) humanitarian access and assistance that will allow for more in-depth discussion on these central issues. Conference participants are encouraged to attend, and can select either workshop regardless of affiliation. Participants can register for the workshops here.

Conference resources

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INEW Resources