Canadian Landmine Foundation Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:37:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 A Safer Future: Innovation in Mine-Action Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:37:36 +0000 A Safer Future: Innovation in Mine-Action Tuesday, 20 January 2015 at 09:30 - Wednesday, 21 January 2015 at 23:00 (PST) Royal Geographical Society 1 Kensington Gore London SW7 2AR United Kingdom     The aim of this conference is to bring together policy makers, mine-action organisations, academics,  equipment designers and manufacturers, victim support and international]]> 0 Landmines Infesting Zimbabwe Wildlife Sanctuaries Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:19:46 +0000 Geoffreys Matipano, a top official from Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks), recently disclosed that most of the country’s wildlife sanctuaries remain unsafe for animals and human beings due to heavy infestation of landmines which were originally placed in ground by the colonial regime during the liberation war. Speaking last week, Matipano told the]]> 0 Annual Peacekeepers Day: August 9th Sat, 09 Aug 2014 14:16:47 +0000 This picture of a bronze statue at Peacekeepers Park in Calgary shows an armed Canadian Peacekeeper handing an “Izzy” doll to a little girl. While on his United Nations peacekeeping tours, two in the Balkans and one in Kuwait, MCpl. Mark Isfeld took a great interest in the children of the area. His mother, Carol,]]> 0 Video: Living With Landmines in Cambodia Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:21:01 +0000 The photo-journalist team 2020studios recently released another important video about landmines, titled Living With Landmines: A Mine Free World in Cambodia. The video produced using still frame photography, and can be viewed below.   This video will be used to raise awareness of landmine survivors and to bring attention to how little it can cost]]> 0 Lloyd Axworthy: Another Chance to Bury the Scourge of Landmines Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:18:54 +0000 In a recent article published in The Globe and Mail, former foreign minister of Canada from 1995 to 2000 and current Board of Directors member for the Canadian Landmine Foundation Llyod Axworthy, commented on what he views as yet another diplomatic opportunity for Canada to bury the scourge of landmines. U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration]]> 0