IEDs: Past, Present and Future

15 October 2020
IEDs: Past, Present and Future

Action on Armed Violence invites you to an online side-event at United Nations General Assembly 2020, where the issue of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and their evolution will be discussed by a panel of experts.

The event will be introduced by Ambassador Yann Hwang, permanent representative of France to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva.


15 October, 14h15-15h45 CET, Online


Iain Overton – Executive Director, Action on Armed Violence; author of ‘The Price of Paradise’, a history of the suicide bomber

Dr. Louise Tumchewics – Resident Fellow, The Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research

Major Roger Davies (retired) – Author of IED and OED evolution website:

Alfredo Jose Malaret Baldo – Research Associate with the Conventional Arms Programme, UNIDIR


Please register here.

Please note that the link to access this event will be provided by email only to registered participants prior to the event.