UNMAS Director  <a href='/news/unmas-honoured-global-leadership-award'> receives a Global Leadership Award</a> in recognition of UNMAS leadership in the mine action sector over the past 20 years. Watch the UNMAS film <a href='/unmas/videos/betty-marco-grob-film-narrated-daniel-craig'>"Betty"</a>  narrated by the UN Global Advocate Mr. Daniel Craig.UNMAS receives <a href='http://www.un.org/en/hq/dm/sgawards'> 2017 UN SG Award</a> for Innovation and Creativity. #UNDay<a href='https://youtu.be/65uWbgDQjAk'>"Peace without mine action is incomplete peace."</a>  -- UN Secretary-General António Guterres IEDs kill and maim civilians and peacekeepers. Visit the <a href='/issues/IEDs'> UNMAS ONLINE IED HUB </a>.

UNMAS collaborates with 11 other UN departments, agencies, programmes and funds to ensure an effective, proactive and coordinated response to the problems of landmines and explosive remnants of war, including cluster munitions.

 

IEDs kill and maim civilians and peacekeepers. Visit the UNMAS ONLINE IED HUB.

 

UNMAS Honoured with Global Leadership Award: The Secretary-General addressed a unique audience on Wednesday 18 october in New York City. Business leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and ambassadors were gathered for the annual UN Foundation Global Leadership Dinner. The dinner honours individuals for their outstanding leadership and commitment to advancing the vital work of the United Nations around the world. On behalf of UNMAS, Director Agnès Marcaillou received a Global Leadership Award in recognition of UNMAS leadership in the mine action sector over the past twenty years. 

 

Read more here: http://www.mineaction.org/news/unmas-honoured-global-leadership-award

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