Joint statement on the potential role of a science-policy panel in addressing the health and ecological impact of conflict pollution and the toxic remnants of war.
On 25th October, CEOBS will be co-hosting an interactive dialogue on the International Law Commission’s principles on the protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts in New York.
For nearly a decade we have been publishing blog posts and reports on the emerging legal framework protecting the environment in relation to armed conflicts, and monitoring and reporting on UN meetings, we’ve now brought our PERAC publications together into one place.
What are the PERAC principles and how will they reduce harm to the environment from war? Our FAQ explains what they are, how they were developed and the impact that they could have.
Facing Fallout identifies 19 principles for remediating the environment contaminated by nuclear weapons; it also includes a commentary that elaborates on the principles and provides legal and policy precedent for each.
The International Law Commission’s project to strengthen the law protecting the environment in relation to armed conflicts concludes in 2022. This report analyses the written comments of 24 states as we approach second reading of the principles, ahead of their adoption.
UN General Assembly First Committee statement on the Protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts
16 NGOs urge states at the UN General Assembly to mainstream the environment in the work of its First Committee, and beyond.
A joint submission by Al Haq, Amnesty, CEOBS, Geneva Water Hub and Harvard University identifying opportunities to strengthen the ILC’s draft principles on the protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts before they are finalised in 2022.