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Bosnia and Herzegovina #1 at lending a leg to ban landmines

Posted on April 4, 2013

Nowhere in the world is more being done to lend a leg than in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the world leader in outreach and media awareness for the Lend Your Leg (LYL) mine action campaign. Lend Your Leg “is a campaign that encourages people worldwide by a simple but symbolic gesture of rolling up a pant leg or sleeve to stop the damage landmines still cause while showing solidarity with all survivors of landmines and other explosive remnants of war."

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UN marks International Day with commitment to world free of mines

Posted on April 4, 2013

The United Nations on Thursday opened an exhibition in its headquarters in New York and Geneva respectively to reiterate the importance of eliminating the threat of mines and explosive remnants of war as a crucial endeavor that advances peace, enables development, supports nations in transition and saves lives.

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UNIFIL marks International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Posted on April 4, 2013

The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today observed the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. A ceremony, organized by the United Nations Mine Action Support Team (UNMAST), was held at the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura.

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UN Reaffirms Commitment to World Free of Mines and Remnants of War

Posted on April 4, 2013

In line with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, to celebrate this Day, the national theme chosen by the United Nations Mine Action Coordination Centre (UNMACC) and the Congolese Centre for Mine Action (CCLAM) as well as their partners is: “Lend Your Leg for a DRC free of Mines and Explosive Remnants of War”.

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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF MINE AWARENESS AND ASSISTANCE IN MINE ACTION

Posted on April 4, 2013

Eliminating the threat of mines and explosive remnants of war is a crucially important endeavour that advances peace, enables development, supports nations in transition and saves lives.

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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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