The Convention on Cluster Munitions has led to better techniques for survey and clearance of cluster munition remnants, but many governme...
10.09.2015 | Lucy Pinches
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Refugees on their way through Serbia are in danger of stepping into active minefields. Our deminers have put up 140 warning signs and informed 9000 refugees of the danger. This map indicates the hazardous areas.
02.10.2015 | Norwegian People's Aid
President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique addressed the UN General Assembly in New York this week, and announced to the international community that his country is now landmine-free.
“It would have been worthless to liberate our country, if our feet were forbidden from travelling throughout our land or from farming the land or developing tourism or mining our subsoil resources. This is a victory we celebrate with intensive emotion. We would like to express our profound gratitude to our international cooperating partners and humanitarian demining organisations, the United Nations Agencies and the civil society for their invaluable support.”
Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) is extremely proud to have helped make this historic achievement happen. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1FR3s2x
30.09.2015 | Norwegian People's Aid
Cluster bombs and mines littered by various armies and paramilitary groups pose a risk to refugees as migration routes grow more irregular
This brave deminer helped make Guinea Bissau free of cluster munitions in 2012. The country is one of eight that has been cleared of cluster bombs since the Convention on Cluster Munitions entered into force five years ago. Today we are launching a report at the First Review Conference of the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM). It states that a lot of work remains but we can do this! Read more: http://www.mineactionmonitor.org/
08.09.2015 | Norwegian People's Aid
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