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04 Dec 2000 description

The U.S. Special Representative of the President and the Secretary of State for Global Humanitarian Demining told the United Nations General Assembly November 28 that the U.S. will provide another $100 million for humanitarian mine action in the coming year.

24 Oct 2000 description

United Nations -- Women are an "under-utilized positive force for peace," U.S. Ambassador Nancy Soderberg said October 24.

15 May 2000 description


Pat Patierno, Director, Office of Humanitarian Demining Programs,
Bureau of Political Military Affairs
Address at the forum, "Landmines: Human Rights and National Security" Sponsored by the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, New York City, May 15, 2000

Good morning. Since I assumed my current position 2 years ago, I have made a number of presentations on the U.S. Humanitarian Demining Program, its objectives, and its accomplishments.

12 Apr 2000 description

U.S. financial and physical assistance for humanitarian demining programs in countries throughout the world helps remove landmines that each year "kill or maim more than 25,000 people, mostly innocent civilians -- many of them women and children," the State Department's director of humanitarian demining programs told a suburban Washington audience April 2.