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U.S. reacts to civil society outcry on landmine treaty policy

Cartagena, 2 December 2009 -- In a statement Tuesday, the head of the U.S. delegation to the Second Review Conference of the Mine Ban Treaty informed participants that the Obama administration has...

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Afghanistan + 7 more

ICBL News, Dec 2009

Our Commitment The Mine Ban Treaty has turned the vision of a mine-free world into a reality we can achieve in our lifetime. In an unprecedented fashion, it provided a comprehensive solution to a...

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ICBL condemns U.S. "closed door" renewal of landmine policy

Cartagena, 25 November 2009 -- The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) strongly condemned President Obama's abrupt decision to continue the Bush administration's policy of refusing to join...

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Myanmar

Anti-landmine treaty working, lives and limbs saved

Geneva, 12 November 2009 - Since the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty entered into force ten years ago, significant progress has been made in eradicating antipersonnel mines, but much work remains, according to...

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Albania + 1 more

A mine-free south-eastern Europe: mission possible

From 7-9 October 2009, members of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) gathered in Tirana, Albania for the Tirana Workshop on Achieving a Mine-Free South-Eastern Europe, to conduct...

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Albania + 5 more

Landmines in Southeast Europe October 2009

Prepared for the Tirana Workshop on Achieving a Mine-Free South-Eastern Europe Tirana, Albania, 7-9 October 2009 (extract) Casualties In 2007, 5,426 casualties caused by mines, ERW, and...

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Afghanistan + 17 more

ICBL News, Sep 2009

Come, Share, Commit and Care When we started the campaign, it was common to hear that mine clearance would take centuries, that victim assistance was too broad an issue to be tackled effectively,...

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Afghanistan + 3 more

Hold-out states must join landmine ban, says Nobel laureate

Regional workshop on landmines opens on 7 July in Dushanbe Dushanbe, 7 July 2009 -- Central Asian states should join the vast majority of the world in renouncing antipersonnel landmines once and for...

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Nations must step up to make new cluster bomb ban work

Campaigners launch global action week with new report on treaty success (Geneva, 29 May 2009) - Support for the international treaty banning cluster bombs has grown since it was adopted one year ago,...

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