P04-GL22UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN and international organizations, national mine action authorities, local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), partnersCommunities affected by landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW); mine action partners; mine and ERW victims, especially children and womenNo
ProjectUNICEF Landmines and Small Arms Team
Area of Workn.A.
Appealing Agency
Project Contact PersonBaaser, Sharif (sbaaser@unicef.org)
Project Budget2009: US $2,522,000.00
Funds Requested2009: US $2,522,000.00
Implementing PartnersUN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN and international organizations, national mine action authorities, local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), partners
Targeted BeneficiariesCommunities affected by landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW); mine action partners; mine and ERW victims, especially children and women
Project Duration01-01-2009 through 01-12-2009
Project CodeP04-GL22
BUDGET ITEMS IN US$2009
Advocacy and support to mine-ban treaty implementation and related instrumentsUS $60,000.00
Capacity-building programming and emergency response at country and regional levelsUS $1,200,000.00
Equipment and organizational support costsUS $165,000.00
Organization of training and technical support on epidemiology and data collectionUS $170,000.00
Provision of mine risk education capacity-building trainings, practitioner meetingsUS $365,000.00
Technical support and programme monitoring for 24-plus countries (3 posts and travel)US $562,000.00
TOTALUS $2,522,000.00

The main objectives of the Landmines and Small Arms Team are to support the implementation of UNICEF and UN inter-agency mine action strategies and policies in the field and at global level; develop and provide guidance, policies, tools, standards and training packages; coordinate and promote best practices in mine risk education; support inter-agency coordination; and undertake global advocacy on issues related to mines and ERW, and the rights of mine and ERW victims.

* Provide technical support on mine risk education, victim assistance, and advocacy programming at country and regional levels.
* Conduct research and develop standards, policies, tools and training to promote best practices in mine risk education and assistance to survivors, especially children.
* Promote gender mainstreaming in mine action policies and programmes.
* Conduct field epidemiology for mine action courses with the US Centers for Disease Control.
* Co-convene a mine risk education working group with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) and establish the Global Mine Risk Education Advisory Group.
* Support global, regional and country-level advocacy around the anti-personnel mine-ban treaty, Convention on Cluster Munitions, and other related issues.
* Conduct resource mobilization for country offices and headquarters.

* There will be enhanced UNICEF, UN, NGO and national capacities to meet risk reduction and victim assistance needs in an appropriate, effective and timely fashion.
* Programmes will receive technical, operational, material, managerial and resource mobilization support.
* Partnerships will be developed with other UN agencies, national and international institutions, NGOs and donors.
* The rights of survivors and children affected by landmines and ERW will be promoted, protected and realized.
* There will be further compliance with and development of political and legal instruments related to landmines, ERW and other weapons that have indiscriminate effects on civilians.
* Mine action will be better integrated into UNICEF and humanitarian, human rights and development programmes.

$1 200 0002009Capacity-building programming and emergency response at country and regional levels
$365 0002009Provision of mine risk education capacity-building trainings, practitioner meetings
$562 0002009Technical support and programme monitoring for 24-plus countries (3 posts and travel)
$170 0002009Organization of training and technical support on epidemiology and data collection
$60 0002009Advocacy and support to mine-ban treaty implementation and related instruments
$165 0002009Equipment and organizational support costs
Thursday, January 1, 2009 to Tuesday, December 1, 20092009NoBaaser, Sharif