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14th January 2021 Geneva, Switzerland

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by Simon Cleobury

UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament

Innovative Finance in Mine Action

Mine Action

At last November’s Meeting of States Parties of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, the UK announced that it would be funding research to investigate and provide recommendations on innovative financing options for the mine action sector. I am pleased to say that, after a competitive tender process, our Mine Action Team in London has appointed […]

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4th April 2014

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by Greg Dorey


Clearing a Path for Development

Each year on 4 April we observe the United Nations’ International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance. This day aims to raise awareness of the threat caused by landmines to the safety, health and lives of civilian populations, and encourages Governments to develop mine clearance programmes. This global problem has an acute local dimension. Ethiopia is one […]

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