Landmines

Introduction
3 weeks ago

New paper: Humanitarian mine action and protecting education – making links thr...

November 26, 2018  Comments are off
Mine risk education held at a school in Lobonok Payam, South Sudan, following the clearance of landmines from the area (UNN Photo; Isaac Billy https://flic.kr/p/24qgb6p)

New discussion paper This week, states are meeting in Geneva for the annual Meeting of States Parties of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Treaty. The treaty has now been operating for almost 20 years, and was initiated in response to the... Read more

Disarmament as a means to build peace

June 19, 2018  Comments are off
Disarmament as a means to build peace

On 14 June, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights convened an intersessional workshop on the right to peace, mandated by the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/RES/35/4) to discuss the implementation of the Declaration on the Right to Peace... Read more

Fifteen years after the landmine ban the number of new casualties halves

December 3, 2012  No comments
Fifteen years after the landmine ban the number of new casualties halves

Press release  (London, 3 December 2012) The number of reported new landmine and unexploded ordnance casualties has reduced dramatically since the banning of landmines was agreed, say UK anti-landmine campaigners today on the 15th anniversary of the treaty to outlaw the... Read more

Restarting disarmament

May 4, 2012

Lend your leg in London

April 4, 2012

Anti-vehicle mines, victim-activation and automated ...

April 2, 2012

Campaigners urge UK to lead world in fight against l...

March 1, 2012
UK Government must make public its plans and resourc...
November 28, 2011
A Step Backward for the Prohibition of Bioweapons
May 3, 2011
Introduction – landmines
January 28, 2011