For a Safer Tomorrow – Ed Cairns interview

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  • Copyright: Oxfam
  • Date: 7 October 2008

Since the end of the Cold War, the number of armed conflicts in the world has fallen. But is this trend now about to be reversed? Climate change, poverty and inequality, and the wider availability of weapons all add to the risk of conflicts increasing.

In the report 'For a Safer Tomorrow', Oxfam sets out an ambitious agenda to protect civilians through combining local, national, and regional action with far more consistent international support.

Ed Cairns, the report author, talks us through what urgently needs to be done.