• Over 750,000 Landmines Cleared in Algeria

    Over 750,000 Landmines Cleared in Algeria

    The Algerian People’s National Army (PNA) announced that it cleared and destroyed a total of 758,607 landmines along the country’s eastern and western borders within the past ten years. Most of the landmines date to the 1956-1962 colonial period and war of independence against France. The first de-mining operations in Algeria took place in 1963

  • Thirty-Four Mine Clearing Personnel Killed In Afghanistan Last Year

    Thirty-Four Mine Clearing Personnel Killed In Afghanistan Last Year

    A record number of landmine clearing personnel were killed in Afghanistan in 2014, a United Nations backed mine clearing organization said Thursday. “The total of 34 deminers killed in 2014 is almost equal to the total number over the previous four years combined” – Mine Action Coordination Centre of Afghanistan (MACCA) Many of the deaths

  • “Deadly Debris”: Clearing Landmines in Mozambique

    “Deadly Debris”: Clearing Landmines in Mozambique

    For the past 20 years efforts to remove landmines in Mozambique have been under way and have resulted in significant change. A team of journalists from Northwestern University have created an educational video titled “Deadly Debris” which documents the impact that landmines have had on both the local community and the world at large. To

  • 3000+ Landmines Cleared and Destroyed in Africa

    3000+ Landmines Cleared and Destroyed in Africa

    Latest reports out of Africa point to drastic landmine clearance efforts in 2014. At least 1.4 million square metres of land were cleared in Angola’s Cunene province by de-mining actions of the Angolan Armed Forces, and a total of 3,472 landmines were discovered and destroyed in Algeria by the People’s National Army (ANP) along the

  • Ottawa Treaty Anniversary: Canada Urged to Boost Support

    Ottawa Treaty Anniversary: Canada Urged to Boost Support

      The international treaty to ban landmines signed in Ottawa on 3 December 1997 is slowly eradicating the production and use of the anti-personnel landmines around the world, but according to an annual report of Landmine Monitor released by the Nobel-prize winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), Canada no longer ranks amongst the top

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    Thirty-Four Mine Clearing Personnel Killed In Afghanistan Last Year

    A record number of landmine clearing personnel were killed in Afghanistan in 2014, a United Nations backed mine clearing organization said Thursday. “The total of 34 deminers killed in 2014 is almost equal to the total number over the previous four years combined” – Mine Action Coordination Centre of Afghanistan (MACCA) Many of the deaths

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    “Deadly Debris”: Clearing Landmines in Mozambique

    For the past 20 years efforts to remove landmines in Mozambique have been under way and have resulted in significant change. A team of journalists from Northwestern University have created an educational video titled “Deadly Debris” which documents the impact that landmines have had on both the local community and the world at large. To

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  • Then UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan at Ottawa Treaty signing ceremony

    Ottawa Treaty Anniversary: Canada Urged to Boost Support

      The international treaty to ban landmines signed in Ottawa on 3 December 1997 is slowly eradicating the production and use of the anti-personnel landmines around the world, but according to an annual report of Landmine Monitor released by the Nobel-prize winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), Canada no longer ranks amongst the top

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    Report: Child Landmine Victims Rise

      The annual Landmine Monitor report of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines and Cluster Munition Coalition (ICBL-CMC), suggests that the number of child landmine victims is unfortunately rising. According to ICBL-CMC, which is one of the world’s leading anti-landmine groups, Afghanistan has the world’s highest number of children killed or wounded by landmines and

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    Handicap International Urges British Prime Minister to Help Save Lives and Limbs

    A new petition launched by and circulated online by Handicap International UK is urging British Prime Minister, David Cameron, to ensure that important aim helps save the lives and limbs of civilians affected by conflict. “With conflict gripping the Middle East, increasing numbers of civilians are in danger from landmines and explosive remnants of war.

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Matt Baker, Administrative Coordinator

Phone: (519) 885-5183
Toll-free phone: 1-866-346-5221
[email protected]

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c/o LCMSDS, Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON, Canada
N2L 3C5

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