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Landmine Ban Makes Gains, But Serious Concerns Remain

Landmine Ban Makes Gains, But Serious Concerns Remain Tenth Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty Concludes in Geneva States Reaffirm the Goal of Complete Eradication of the Weapon Geneva,...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina + 14 more

ICBL News December 2010

Ready for the Next Leg of the Journey? The Tenth Meeting of the States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty (10MSP) brings us together one year after the Cartagena Summit on a Mine-Free World -- a...

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RECORD-BREAKING PROGRESS FOR MINE BAN

According to Landmine Monitor 2010 released today Geneva, 24 November 2010 - Record-breaking progress in implementing the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty was made in 2009. Use and production of the weapon, as...

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Lebanon + 7 more

Swift implementation of cluster munition ban saves lives

According to Cluster Munition Monitor 2010 released today (Bangkok, 1 November 2010) - The destruction of millions of stockpiled cluster submunitions years before deadlines mandated under the...

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Landmine Monitor Report 2010

Landmine Monitor covers developments in mine ban policy, use, production, trade, and stockpiling, and also includes information on contamination, clearance, casualties, victim assistance, and support...

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Afghanistan

ICBL News, September 2010

Did You Say "Synergies"? In this special issue of the ICBL newsletter, mine action experts, victim assistance practitioners and campaigners explore the new opportunities offered by the Convention on...

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Nicaragua + 3 more

When Weather Shifts Landmine Danger

Recent weather incidents highlight the danger caused by displaced antipersonnel mines In early August 2010, North Korean landmines drifted along streams between North and South Korea due to heavy...

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Colombia + 7 more

ICBL News, July 2010

(Extract) Senegal Adopts Disability Law Senegal adopted a national law on the rights of persons with disabilities in May 2010. Drafted with input from disability organizations, the law aims at...

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Campaigners start countdown to cluster bomb ban

(London, 23 April 2010) -- Campaigners worldwide are stepping up pressure on governments to join the Convention on Cluster Munitions in the final 100 days before it becomes binding international law,...

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European Commission Officials Briefed

On 25 March 2010 in Brussels, the ICBL Executive Director Sylvie Brigot briefed European Commission (EC) and European Union (EU) officials about the challenges and next steps towards a world free of...

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DR Congo + 2 more

ICBL News March 2010

Reaching our Goals at the Cartagena Summit The ICBL's main objective for the Cartagena Summit was for States Parties to rededicate themselves to the full universalization and implementation of the...

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