• Oman Joins Ottawa Treaty

    Oman Joins Ottawa Treaty

    The Sultanate of Oman has become the latest country to join the Ottawa Treaty (also known as the Mine Ban Treaty), after depositing its instrument of accession instrument at a ceremony at the United Nations headquarters in New York in August. – Oman has taken a big step to ‘Commit to Complete’ by joining the

  • A Safer Future: Innovation in Mine-Action

    A Safer Future: Innovation in Mine-Action

    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

  • Landmines Infesting Zimbabwe Wildlife Sanctuaries

    Landmines Infesting Zimbabwe Wildlife Sanctuaries

    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

  • Annual Peacekeepers Day: August 9th

    Annual Peacekeepers Day: August 9th

    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,

  • Video: Living With Landmines in Cambodia

    Video: Living With Landmines in Cambodia

    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

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  • Oman delegate Mr. Abdullah Alkaabi

    Oman Joins Ottawa Treaty

    The Sultanate of Oman has become the latest country to join the Ottawa Treaty (also known as the Mine Ban Treaty), after depositing its instrument of accession instrument at a ceremony at the United Nations headquarters in New York in August. – Oman has taken a big step to ‘Commit to Complete’ by joining the

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  • Mines-warning-sign

    A Safer Future: Innovation in Mine-Action

    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

    Read more »
  • Zimbabwe-Wildlife

    Landmines Infesting Zimbabwe Wildlife Sanctuaries

    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

    Read more »
  • Peacekeeping-Monument

    Annual Peacekeepers Day: August 9th

    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,

    Read more »
  • landmines-cambodia

    Video: Living With Landmines in Cambodia

    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

    Read more »

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