Today's Mine Action News (8th February 2017)

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Invest in modern equipment and training to counter the threat of IEDs, says AU Special Representative to Somalia

Mogadishu, February 6 2017 – Effective reduction of the threat caused by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Somalia depends on continued investment in modern equipment and additional training of security officers in counter terrorism measures, the African Union Special Representative for Somalia said Monday.

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Mechanism for ’The Strategy of the United Nations on mine action 2013 – 2018’

Today's Mine Action News (31st January 2017)

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UNMAS DRC - David Dube's armed violence reduction song

David Dube, musical ambassador of the UNMAS programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is originally from the North Kivu province, an area still contaminated by explosive hazards and threatened by armed violence. Following the success of his first music about the risks posed by mines and explosive remnants of war, David is now launching his new armed violence reduction song "sois le premier à remettre ton arme".