The Defuser – June

The Defuser – June

May marked the 10th anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions. Like landmines, cluster munitions were primarily banned because of their impact on civilians, and their violation of the principles of discrimination and proportionality. A total of 119...

Creating Opportunities – Chapter 11 Excerpt

  11 – Cambodia: The aftermath of war “Be careful, Cambodia is the most dangerous place you will ever visit. You will fall in love with it and eventually it will break your heart.” – Joseph Mussomeli, U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia...
Laurier Lends A Leg!

Laurier Lends A Leg!

Would you #lendyourleg to raise awareness for the continuing impact of landmine contamination worldwide? On March 21, Wilfrid Laurier University students organized the 7th annual ‘Lend Your Leg’ Day with help from the Canadian Landmine Foundation (CLMF)...

Palestine Joins Ottawa Treaty

The global mine action community was celebrating for a special reason this New Years, after Palestine became the 164th State Party to the Ottawa Treaty banning anti-personnel landmines.  Palestine officially deposited its instrument of ratification on December...