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ECHO Donates EUR 1.5 million for Mine Action Activities in South Sudan

Posted on July 10, 2013

The European Commission's Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) has announced they will contribute EUR 1.5 million for mine action activities in South Sudan.

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Princess Astrid of Belgium to serve as Special Envoy of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

Posted on June 20, 2013

[APMBC] Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium, a longtime advocate of landmine survivors’ rights, will add her voice as Special Envoy representing the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or Ottawa Convention, in worldwide efforts to promote the landmark treaty. 

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Somalia: UN Flag at half mast on Thursday, 20 June 2013

Posted on June 20, 2013

Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General 
Attack on UN compound in Mogadishu, Somalia

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

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