UNDP supports Azerbaijan Mine Action Agency in obtaining best practices

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the Azerbaijan Mine Action Agency in obtaining best practices, UNDP official in Azerbaijan Sukhrob Khojimatov said, Trend reports. “We are going to attract specialists from Turkey, Cambodia and other countries to develop Read More …

Cambodia: UNDP supports mine-free 2025 goal

Ly Thuch, Senior Minister and First Vice-President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), asked the recently appointed UNDP Representative to Cambodia Alissar Chakar to continue support and provide additional resources for Cambodia’s demining efforts. Thuch requested Read More …

Joint project with EU, UNDP to clear 80,000 mines in eastern Turkey

More than 80,000 land mines located on the border with Iran in eastern Turkey will be cleared as part of a joint project prepared by the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The project to clear antipersonnel Read More …

UK announces £500,000 fund to support UNDP to respond to last year’s Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

The UK has provided half a million pounds to help clear landmines in and around Nagorno-Karabakh, to make the area safe, prevent injuries and save lives. the UK has contributed £500,000 to recovery efforts and to help de-mine one of Read More …

Lebanon: Ministry of Defense inks two mine action agreements with UNDP, Dutch embassy

Lebanon’s Ministry of National Defense on Monday inked two mine action agreements with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the Dutch Embassy in Lebanon. The agreement with the UNDP addresses the humanitarian and development impacts of mines, cluster munitions, Read More …

ANAMA and UNDP join forces to support mine action in Azerbaijan

With USD 1 million from UNDP crisis response and UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund, UNDP will provide support to ANAMA to train, equip and deploy emergency response teams to clear mines and unexploded ordnances which pose grave risks to local Read More …

South Korea commits US$10mil to Cambodia for mine clearance

South Korea on Tuesday committed US$10 million to increase Cambodia’s mine clearance and victim assistance efforts from 2021 to 2025, according to a joint press statement. The project is implemented by the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) Read More …

Laos continues to clear UXO in country’s north

The Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Program (UXO Lao) has cleared more than 700 hectares of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in northern Laos’ Xieng Khuang province, as part of its continuing survey and clearance works that focus on agricultural land and inhabited Read More …