• Lloyd Axworthy: Another Chance to Bury the Scourge of Landmines

    Lloyd Axworthy: Another Chance to Bury the Scourge of Landmines

    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

  • Pentagon Backs Obama’s Stance on Landmines

    Pentagon Backs Obama’s Stance on Landmines

    The Obama Administration recently made a public commitment to not produce or otherwise acquire any anti-personnel landmines in the future. The announcement, made by spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden of the U.S. National Security Council, was delivered at the Third Review Conference of the Ottawa Treaty in Maputo, Mozambique. Since the announcement by Obama’s administration, the new

  • New American Stand on Landmines

    New American Stand on Landmines

    The Obama administration announced at the Third Review Conference of the Ottawa Treaty in Maputo, Mozambique that it will not produce or otherwise acquire any anti-personnel landmines in the future, including replacing expiring stockpiles. Spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden of the U.S. National Security Council  said in a statement: “Our delegation in Maputo made clear that we

  • Ottawa Treaty 3rd Review Conference

    Ottawa Treaty 3rd Review Conference

    The Third Review Conference on the Ottawa Treaty (Mine Ban Treaty) will be held next week in Maputo, Mozambique from June 23 – 27. In advance of the conference, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) has issued a Completion Challenge,  encouraging all current States Parties to complete their major treaty obligations within the next 10

  • Mine Detection Animals in Action

    Mine Detection Animals in Action

    Despite a growing interest in the development of mine detection technologies, the removal of many anti-personnel landmines and explosive remnants of war remains the work of professional personnel who work with well-trained animals. In the past, the Canadian Landmine Foundation (CLMF) has funded the training of mine detection dogs, and recently trained rats have also

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  • Lloyd-Axworthy

    Lloyd Axworthy: Another Chance to Bury the Scourge of Landmines

    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

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  • Pentagon

    Pentagon Backs Obama’s Stance on Landmines

    The Obama Administration recently made a public commitment to not produce or otherwise acquire any anti-personnel landmines in the future. The announcement, made by spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden of the U.S. National Security Council, was delivered at the Third Review Conference of the Ottawa Treaty in Maputo, Mozambique. Since the announcement by Obama’s administration, the new

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  • Obama

    New American Stand on Landmines

    The Obama administration announced at the Third Review Conference of the Ottawa Treaty in Maputo, Mozambique that it will not produce or otherwise acquire any anti-personnel landmines in the future, including replacing expiring stockpiles. Spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden of the U.S. National Security Council  said in a statement: “Our delegation in Maputo made clear that we

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    Ottawa Treaty 3rd Review Conference

    The Third Review Conference on the Ottawa Treaty (Mine Ban Treaty) will be held next week in Maputo, Mozambique from June 23 – 27. In advance of the conference, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) has issued a Completion Challenge,  encouraging all current States Parties to complete their major treaty obligations within the next 10

    Read more »
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    Kofi Annan on the International Landmine Crisis

    Former UN Secretary General and Nobel Laureate Kofi Annan recently spoke about the international landmine crisis at a talk in Geneva, where he urged all States Parties to the Ottawa Treaty to complete treaty obligations. Annan’s statement initiated a one-month countdown to the Third Review Conference of the Ottawa Treaty.     Over one hundred

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