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Reports on the activities of the member organisations of the ICBUW and of the Coalition itself such as seminars, workshops and expert hearings.
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  • Laka Foundation Organise Expert Seminar on DU

    Dutch nuclear documentation and research organisation the Laka Foundation will this week organise an expert panel meeting on DU. The meeting was organised following the Netherlands decision to vote against a recent UN General Assembly resolution highlighting health concerns about DU's use.
    12 February 2008 - ICBUW
  • 2007 Campaign Review

    It is fair to say that ICBUW has had an extraordinary year. From the world’s first domestic DU ban in Belgium, to a General Assembly resolution, and all in the space of 12 busy months.
    21 December 2007 - Doug Weir
  • It's Time to Contact Your Government

    It's Time to Contact Your Government

    ICBUW believes that the second vote on the UN Draft Resolution on DU will take place in early December. ICBUW has contacted as many state delegations as we can but domestic pressure is of huge importance. We need your help...
    16 November 2007 - ICBUW
  • Brussels Branch of Bank of New York Mellon Targeted in ICBUW Disinvestment Campaign

    Brussels Branch of Bank of New York Mellon Targeted in ICBUW Disinvestment Campaign

    Activists from the Belgian and International Coalitions to Ban Uranium Weapons, Netwerk Vlaanderen and Friends of the Earth today organised a “radioactive buffet” for staff in the entrance hall of the Brussels offices of The Bank of New York Mellon.
    7 November 2007 - ICBUW
  • ICBUW Launches Campaign on Facebook

    ICBUW Launches Campaign on Facebook

    ICBUW has launched itself on the social networking site Facebook (www.facebook.com).
    6 November 2007 - ICBUW
  • Uranium Weapons: Contributing to a Dangerous World

    Uranium Weapons: Contributing to a Dangerous World

    In the first week of October, ICBUW will be heading to New York for a two-day event examining all aspects of DU, the science, its legal status and much much more. Further details of speakers will be added as and when we get them. To register your interest in the event please email: info@bandepleteduranium.org
    19 July 2007 - ICBUW
  • Brussels Appeal for a Ban on Uranium Weapons

    ICBUW's third international appeal was released following the Human Cost of Uranium Weapons exhibition in the European Parliament on May 17th 2007. From Berlaar to Hiroshima and now Brussels, it represents a continued call for action to ban the use of uranium in conventional weapon systems.
    22 May 2007 - ICBUW
  • ICBUW in Costa Rica

    ICBUW in Costa Rica

    At the end of March ICBUW representatives Damacio Lopez and US Veteran Herbert Reed visited Costa Rica for a series of high-level talks with the government of the Central American state.
    19 April 2007 - ICBUW
  • The Human Cost of Uranium Weapons Exhibition, 14th-16th May, Brussels.

    The Human Cost of Uranium Weapons Exhibition, 14th-16th May, Brussels.

    ICBUW and the European Parliament Greens/European Free Alliance have teamed up with acclaimed Japanese photographer Naomi Toyoda to present an exhibition of his work in the European Parliament this May.
    23 March 2007 - ICBUW
  • ICBUW Visits the Cluster Munitions Conference

    At the end of February, 100 NGOs from 30 countries met in Oslo for the first step towards a treaty banning the use of cluster bombs. The civil society event ran in parallel with the first in a series of high level negotiations between states to propagate a treaty outside the aegis of the Convention on Certain Weapons.
    2 March 2007 - Doug Weir
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