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07 Jun 2018 description

Ginebra, 7 de junio de 2018 - La reunión anual intersesional de la Convención sobre la Prohibición de Minas Antipersonal abre hoy en Ginebra con aproximadamente 300 delegados representando más de 75 Estados y 17 organizaciones internacionales y no gubernamentales. Esta es la reunión más grande de funcionarios y expertos en acción contra minas en el mundo.

07 Jun 2018 description

Genève, le 7 Juin 2018 - Les réunions annuelles intersessions de la Convention sur l'Interdiction des mines antipersonnel s'ouvrent aujourd'hui à Genève avec à peu près 300 délégués représentant plus que 75 Etats et 17 organisations internationales et non-gouvernementales. Ces réunions représentent le plus grand rassemblement d'experts de la lutte anti-mine et de représentants officiels au monde.

07 Jun 2018 description

Geneva, 7 June 2018 - The annual intersessional meetings of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention opened today in Geneva with nearly 300 delegates representing more than 75 States and 17 international and non-governmental organisations; these meetings amount to the world's largest gathering of mine action experts and officials.

21 Dec 2017 description

Vienna, Geneva - The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention's Sixteenth Meeting of the States Parties (16MSP) has concluded in Vienna, Austria, recording success in stockpile destruction with Belarus announcing it had destroyed over three million stockpiled landmines bringing to 159 the number of States that no longer have destruction obligations under the Convention. With Belarus' stockpile destruction, the States Parties have now destroyed more than 51 million landmines.

20 Dec 2017 description

Viena, Bruselas, Ginebra - La Unión Europea (UE) ha anunciado un apoyo adicional para que los países afectados puedan cumplir con sus obligaciones en virtud de la Convención sobre la Prohibición de Minas Antipersonal que prohíbe el uso, la producción, la transferencia y el almacenamiento de estas armas.

20 Dec 2017 description

Vienne, Bruxelles, Genève - L'Union européenne (UE) a annoncé un soutien supplémentaire pour aider les pays à s'acquitter de leurs obligations en vertu de la Convention sur l'interdiction des mines antipersonnel, traité interdisant l'utilisation, la production, le transfert et le stockage de ces armes.

20 Dec 2017 description

Vienna, Brussels, Geneva – The European Union (EU) has announced additional support to help countries implement their obligations under the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention which bans the use, production, transfer and stockpiling of these weapons.

18 Dec 2017 description

Vienna, Geneva, Amman -- Vienna might be miles away from the nearest mine field but today it hosts hundreds of government delegates, royalty, a Nobel Peace Laureate, and landmine experts and survivors to discuss how to best address anti-personnel mines. Last year, these weapons caused more than 8,500 casualties around the world.

09 Jun 2017 description

Ginebra, Viena el 9 de junio de 2017 – Los Comités de la Convención sobre la Prohibición de Minas Antipersonal – el tratado de los 162 Estados que han prometido no volver a usar, almacenar, producir y transferir estas armas – han concluido dos días de reuniones en Ginebra, evaluando los avances y desafíos encontrados desde que la Convención se reunió por última vez en Chile en 2016, y trazando el camino para su próxima reunión en Viena a finales de 2017.

09 Jun 2017 description

Genève, Vienne, le 9 juin 2017 – Les Comités de la Convention sur l’interdiction de mines antipersonnel - le traité des 162 États qui se sont engagés à ne jamais utiliser, stocker, produire et transférer ces armes - ont conclu deux jours de réunions à Genève, où ils ont évalué les progrès et défis depuis leur dernière réunion au Chili en 2016, et ont posé les bases de leur prochaine réunion à Vienne à la fin de 2017.

09 Jun 2017 description

Geneva, Vienna 9 June 2017 – The Committees of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention – the treaty of the 162 States that have committed to never, under any circumstances use, stockpile, produce, and transfer landmines again – have concluded two days of meetings in Geneva, where they took stock of progress and challenges since the Convention last met in Chile in 2016, and paved the way to their next meeting in Vienna at the end of 2017.

08 Jun 2017 description

Ginebra, 8 de junio – La reunión intersesional de la Convención sobre la Prohibición de Minas Antipersonal, o Convención de Ottawa ha iniciado sesión en la ONU en Ginebra. La reunión del 8 al 9 de junio congrega cerca de 300 delegados de más de 70 gobiernos y 12 organizaciones internacionales y no gubernamentales, incluidas aquellas que representan los derechos de los sobrevivientes de explosiones de estas armas.

08 Jun 2017 description

Genève le 8 juin – Les réunions intersessions de 2017 de la Convention sur l'interdiction des mines antipersonnel, ou Convention d'Ottawa, ont débuté aux Nations Unies à Genève. La réunion du 8 au 9 juin rassemble près de 300 délégués de plus de 70 gouvernements et 12 organisations internationales et non gouvernementales, y compris celles qui représentent des survivants d’explosions de ces armes.

08 Jun 2017 description

Geneva, 8 June 2017 – The 2017 intersessional meetings of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or Ottawa Convention, are now underway at the United Nations in Geneva.

The 8-9 June meeting brings together nearly 300 delegates from more than 70 governments, and 12 international and non-governmental organizations including those representing landmine survivors.

05 Dec 2016 description

Ottawa Convention concludes in Chile

Santiago, Chile – The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention's Fifteenth Meeting of the States Parties (15MSP) has concluded a week of work in Santiago, Chile, recording success in stockpile destruction with Poland announcing it had destroyed one million stockpiled landmines bringing to 158 the number of States that no longer hold stocks. With Poland's stockpile destruction, the States Parties have now destroyed more than 49 million landmines.

20 May 2016 description

Geneva, 20 May 2016 – The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention's permanent committees have concluded two days of work where matters related to treaty compliance and universal adoption of its norms, landmine clearance and survivors’ assistance were discussed and remaining challenges were identified.

01 Mar 2016 description

Geneva, 1 March 2016 – Chile, the current Presidency of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or Ottawa Convention, is marking seventeen years of treaty successes, and calling on all parties to redouble their efforts in one "Last Stretch" to meet the Convention's humanitarian goals to the fullest extent possible by 2025.

29 Feb 2016 description

Geneva, 29 February - Two days before the First International Pledging Conference for Implementation of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention is to take place at the UN Geneva, the Treaty's Presidency has started receiving public pledges for mine action.

H.E. Bert Koenders, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, at a speech at the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, announced a contribution of €45 million for the next four years, "to amplify the message that the world needs to take serious action on demining".

04 Dec 2015 description

Geneva, 4 December 2015 – The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention's Fourteenth Meeting of the States Parties (14MSP) concluded a week of work with major advances being recorded towards its goal of eradicating the suffering caused by anti-personnel mines, insisting that States with responsibility for landmine survivors integrate their care and rehabilitation into broader disability and human rights contexts, for mine-affected States to steady their efforts to fulfill their mine clearance obligation.

03 Dec 2015 description

Geneva 3 December 2015 – This week, the States Parties to the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention have stressed the link that exists between their commitment to provide "assistance for the care and rehabilitation, including the social and economic reintegration of mine victims," and the efforts that are being made in broader disability contexts to remove barriers to persons with disabilities.