Brazil Supports Demining Actions In Colombian Territory

Colombia is one of the most contaminated country with antipersonnel mines, resulting in more than 11,000 victims since 1990, according to the Colombian government’s Office of the High Commissioner for Peace. As of September 30, 2019, 356 Colombian municipalities were Read More …

Kenya: DCI strikes agreement with two European countries in fight against terrorism

The DCI on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with United Kingdom and Northern Ireland on acquiring new equipment to be used to fight terrorism. The unit, is set to get crime scene investigations kits that will be used Read More …

CMAC meets Thai counterparts over joint demining work

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre and Thai Mine Action Centre met on Wednesday in Thailand’s Sakeo province to select areas to be jointly demined along the border. Heng Ratana, CMAC director-general, said in a statement on Wednesday that the meeting Read More …

Conference calls for increased condemnation of AP mines of an improvised nature and recognition of contamination by these weapons

The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention’s Seventeenth Meeting of the States Parties (17MSP) concluded in Geneva recording success in stockpile destruction and mine clearance in the Middle East and West Africa. While progress was welcome, the Conference agreed that new contamination Read More …

The Government of New Zealand donates USD 160,000 and deploys in-kind specialized personnel to support UNMAS explosive hazard management activities in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes a contribution of NZD 250,000 (USD 160,000) from the Government of New Zealand and is grateful for the deployment of an in-kind Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Threat Mitigation Advisor to support explosive Read More …