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The DRC Takes Action Towards Better Weapons and Ammunition Management

Posted on August 18, 2016

The illicit proliferation, excessive accumulation and misuse of weapons and ammunition pose a persistent problem for peace and security at the international, national and regional level causing the
violent death of half a million people every year, with 70,000 people dying during armed conflict.

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ACAP III Supports Victims of 19 April 2016 Attack in Kabul

Posted on June 21, 2016

Farid was walking with his father to the market when the explosion hit. “First it felt like an earthquake, and then came the loud sound of the blast,” he said. I held my ears because of the noise. A wall from the military building fell on top of me. I woke up to find myself in the hospital. Doctors told me that along with other injuries, my back and leg were broken.”

 

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La lutte anti-mines est la première mesure à prendre lors d’une action humanitaire

Posted on March 10, 2016

Agnès Marcaillou, directrice de l’UNMAS, le Service de l’action anti-mines des Nations Unies, explique la pertinence du travail de son organisation et de son évolution à une époque où les civils sont de plus en plus ciblés dans les conflits armés.

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Christie's Auction to Benefit UNMAS

Posted on January 21, 2016

London - Christie's, EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment present a rare opportunity to acquire memorabilia from the 24th film in the James Bond series this February to celebrate the release of Spectre on Digital HD, Blu-ray(TM) and DVD. A live auction and an online-only sale will together present 24 lots of Spectre memorablilia direct from the archives of EON Productions, with unique donations from Danel Craig, Sam Mendes, Michael G. Wilson, Barbara BRoccoli, Jesper Christensen and Sam Smith.

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OIOS Audit of the United Nations Mine Action Service

Posted on July 2, 2015

The United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) audit finds UNMAS successful in implementing procedures for planning, monitoring and supervising mine action activities, as well as controls for coordinating United Nations mine action related activities.  

Between August and December 2014, the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services conducted and concluded an independent audit of UNMAS to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of UNMAS governance, risk management and control processes in the effective management of mine action activities.

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

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