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Peacekeeping Enhanced Through Mine Clearance

Posted on May 29, 2013

There are some 15,000 people, both men and women, employed as de-miners with the UN Mine Action Service, UNMAS, around the world.

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Japan Provides more Support to UNMAS Humanitarian work

Posted on May 22, 2013

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Government of Japan Provides more Support to UNMAS Humanitarian Mine Action Work in Africa

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Weapons Destruction by UNMACC of Weapons Collected by DDR/RR MONUSCO

Posted on May 8, 2013

(UNMAS-DRC) The United Nations Coordination Centre (UNMACC) in collaboration with the Disarmament, Demobilization, Repatriation, Reintegration, and Resettlement (DDR/RR) division of MONUSCO in South Kivu will be holding a weapons destruction ceremony this Thursday 09 May 2013. 

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Security Council unanimously approves new UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

Posted on April 25, 2013

[UN News Centre] 25 April 2013 – The Security Council today approved a 12,600-strong United Nations peacekeeping operation to take over from the African-led mission in Mali on 1 July and authorized the blue helmets “to use all necessary means” to carry out security-related stabilization tasks, protect civilians, UN staff and cultural artefacts, and create the conditions for the provision of humanitarian aid.

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UNMAS in South Sudan

UNMAS was first established in 2004, in what is now South Sudan. UNMAS undertakes clearance tasks, both manual and...

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