Germany announces new package of military aid to Ukraine with drones, mine clearing equipment

Germany has announced a new package of military aid to Ukraine, which includes, in particular, drones, artillery projectiles and mine clearing machines, the press service of the German Federal Government said on Wednesday. The new package of assistance includes the Read More …

UNOCT supports the Sahel countries in countering terrorist use of IEDs, UAS and SALW

The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), held a three-day regional workshop for the Sahel in Rabat, Morocco from 27 to 29 February 2024. Organized within the framework of the project on “Building Read More …

Cambodia: US offers $12 million more in aid for demining mission

The United States, as part of its ongoing commitment to help Cambodia achieve its objective of becoming a country free of landmines by 2025, has increased its financial assistance for the Kingdom’s mine clearance activities. The US Embassy on its Read More …

UNDP equips 1,010 State Service of Emergency of Ukraine deminers with support from EU, governments of Denmark, Japan and Sweden

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine, with generous funding from the European Union, the governments of Denmark, Japan and Sweden, has provided a substantial batch of demining and protective equipment to 202 demining units of the State Emergency Read More …

Ukraine: International partners have allocated over US$700 million for humanitarian mine action projects

Ukraine’s international partners have allocated more than US$700 million in equivalent funds for humanitarian demining projects between 2022 and 2027. It is noted that the key donors to Ukraine are the USA, Switzerland, Norway, EU countries, Japan, the Netherlands, Germany Read More …

UN reaffirms their support to Somalia in protecting lives from explosive ordnance

On the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, the United Nations reaffirms their support to Somalia in protecting the lives of civilians from the explosive hazards and building peace through the development of national explosive threat Read More …

German government builds counter-IED, Explosive Ordinance Disposal Center for Nigerian Army in Benue

A Counter Improvised Explosive Devices and Explosive Ordinance Disposal Center has been inaugurated at the Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering, NASME, in Makurdi. The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Annett Gunther, said on Thursday when she visited Governor Hyacinth Alia Read More …

Greece joins coalition to help Ukraine with mine clearance

Greece has joined a coalition led by Lithuania and Iceland to help Ukraine with mine clearance. This was announced by Lithuanian Defense Minister Arvydas Anušauskas following a meeting with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias in Vilnius. The ministers also discussed Read More …

NCI Academy delivers programme to elevate UN peacekeeping training capabilities

From 4 to 15 March, the United Nations C4ISR* Academy for Peace Operations (UNCAP) in Entebbe, Uganda, hosted a critical training programme to effectively train UN personnel. Led by a team of nine NATO Communications and Information Academy (NCI Academy) Read More …