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  • UNMAS DRC - David Dube's armed violence reduction song

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    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". 

  • Clearing the Way Demining and Bomb Disposal in Somalia

    Somalia

  • World Humanitarian Summit Opening Ceremony

    Statements by Syrian Landmine Survivor and Deminer Adeeb Ateeq and UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Global Hazards Daniel Craig.

  • Impossible choices

    This short film serves as a call to action for the first ever World Humanitarian Summit.

  • UNMAS Global Advocate Daniel Craig Walks Through Live Minefield

    Cyprus

    Daniel Craig visits an active minefield in Cyprus in his role UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards.

  • A day with a humanitarian deminer in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan

    A portrait of an Afghan humanitarian deminer Sayed Mohammad, who safeguards the people in his village outside Kabul, from accidents caused by explosive hazards.

  • UNMAS Global Advocate Daniel Craig's message for the Mine Awareness Day 2016

    [Français

    UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards, Daniel Craig's message for the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 2016

  • Join Daniel Craig to Help Save Lives

    [日本語]

    One minute message from the UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards British actor Daniel Craig describing why you need to support United Nations mine action work. 

  • Douglas - A Marco Grob film - Narrated by Daniel Craig

    Mali

    Douglas Maketiwa protects us all. He is an explosives expert working in Mali. Douglas finds, gathers and destroys bombs left over from Mali's recent civil war. These explosive are often made into new weapons that target innocent civilians and threaten communities.

    [Français]

  • Explosive Hazards Prevent Progress

    [日本語] [Português]

    Explosive Hazards Prevent Progress - Time for Global Action for People and the Planet.
    Daniel Craig and UNMAS prepared this PSA in support of UN-Project Everyone / SDG Campaign / Global Action 2015.

  • The UN Secretary-General Message on International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

    [日本語]

    Video message from the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the occasion of the International Mine Awareness Day 2015

  • UNMAS: Securing weapons and ammunition

    [Français] [日本語]

    Unstable ammunition and weapons storage areas pose a threat to civilians in many countries around the world. UNMAS uses its expertise to mitigate this threat in the Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Libya, Mali and South Sudan.

  • UNMAS: Protecting Civilians and building explosive disposal capacity

     Liberia has overcome the odds. Despite a fragile peace in the wake of its 14-year civil war, and the ravages of a recent ebola outbreak, the country has remained stable and free of violent conflict. Yet remnants of war still threaten its population. Thousands of unexploded bombs still linger throughout the country.

  • Take back our land

    [Français] [Español

    Every day, millions of children play on land littered with landmines and bombs, causing injury and death to thousands every year. Take back our land. UNMAS.

  • UN chief appoints actor Daniel Craig as UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards

    [日本語]

    The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the designation of renowned actor Daniel Craig as the first UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards.

  • UNMAS in Mali

    Mali

    [Français]

    Recent and on-going armed conflict in Mali has created a problem of weapon and explosive hazard contamination which negatively impacts the civilian population as well as impedes stabilization efforts. This impact includes the potential loss of life and injury of people within affected communities but also the safe return of refugees and Internally Displaced People (IDPs).

  • Eliminating Danger

    Mali

    [Français]

    85 SA3 Ground to Air Missiles were stored in the centre of Bamako, Mali. An UNMAS team of explosive disposal experts, transfer, dismantle and destroy this stockpile. 

  • UNMAS "Sweeper"

    Most of us will never understand the terror and human cost that comes from living with land mines. To raise awareness for the fight against land mines, UNMAS and Critical Mass created an iBeacon-powered virtual minefield to make it possible for New Yorkers to experience the fear millions live with every day.

  • Betty - A Marco Grob film - Narrated by Daniel Craig

    South Sudan

    [日本語]

    Betty Augustino is a member of an all-female demining team in Yei, South Sudan. She works with a project run by Norwegian People's Aid, supported by UNMAS. This film documents one day in the life of a deminer doing manual mine detection.

  • Women in Mine Action: Clearing landmines and explosives

    UNMAS programme staff is almost 50% female. What motivates these women? What makes this work so fulfilling? In their own voices UNMAS officers tell what they seek to achieve and how mine action work brings them satisfaction. 

  • Women Drive Out Landmines in South Sudan

    South Sudan

    This film tells the story of Nancy Sunday, the first Minewolf operator in South Sudan. A Minewolf is an armoured vehicle that tills land in order to crush or detonate landmines that may be buried beneath the surface. With support from UNMAS, the NGO Norwegian People's Aid deploys Minewolves across South Sudan.

  • UNMAS 2013 and Beyond

    [Français] [日本語

    An overview of the work of UNMAS in 2013 narrated by Jeremy Renner and the Director of UNMAS Ms. Agnès Marcaillou. This video gives an idea of what mine action entails, where UNMAS is working and what new challenges face the lead United Nations entity on explosive hazards.

  • Eliminating, Educating, Saving. UNMAS

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    This Public Service Announcements was created to raise awareness about the perils of unexploded ordnance and landmines, the work of UNMAS, and the need for financial support to quickly and efficiently address these threats.

  • Help UNMAS Remove Explosive Hazards and Educate Children

    [عربي][中文][English][Français][Русский][Español][日本語][Deutsch

    This Public Service Announcements was created to raise awareness about the perils of unexploded ordnance and landmines, the work of UNMAS, and the need for financial support to quickly and efficiently address these threats.

  • UNMAS Libya - The Aftermath of War

    Libya

    Libya is contaminated with hundreds of thousands of explosive remnants of war that threaten the safety of civilians and aid workers. If these bombs are not properly managed, they could end up in the wrong hands, jeopardizing Libya's recovery and international security.

  • Behind the Scenes of UNMAS South Sudan - Marco Grob

    South Sudan

    After decades of war South Sudan is contaminated with thousands of deadly unexploded bombs and landmines. These explosives threaten the lives and livelihoods of South Sudan’s inhabitants, and are still an impediment to development, peace and stability.

  • Landmine Risk Education in South Sudan

    South Sudan

    UN Mine Risk Education in South Sudan.

  • UNMAS South Sudan - Disarmament

    South Sudan

    DPKO with UNMAS worked successfully over the last five years to clear landmines and explosive remnants of war in South Sudan. There is still work to be done.

  • Jeremy Renner in Afghanistan with the United Nations (UNMAS)

    Afghanistan

    [日本語]

    The actor Jeremy Renner visited Afghanistan to shine a light on the efforts of the United Nations to remove landmines from the war-scarred country. Mr. Renner toured UN demining projects in Kabul, Bamyan and Bagram, took part in a mine risk education session with high school students, spoke with survivors of explosions and even ventured onto a minefield.

  • UN in Cambodia: Mine Action

    The photographer Marco Grob visited Cambodia in 2011. This is a film produced for the Inter-Agency Coordination Group for Mine Action and International Mine Awareness Day 2012. In mid-1992 the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) was created and operated under the UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) to implement and coordinate demining efforts in Cambodia.

  • UNMAS Rapid Response in Brazzaville, Congo

    On March 4, 2012 a fire broke out at an ammunition storage warehouse in the heart of Brazzaville, in the Republic of the Congo. The ensuing explosion caused massive devastation, killing hundreds, wounding thousands and displacing over 20,000 people.

  • UNMAS: Western Sahara

    Western Sahara (MINURSO)

    The Territory of Western Sahara is affected by thousands of landmines and explosive remnants of war left over from 20 years of conflict between Morocco and the Frente POLISARIO.

  • UNMAS: Here's What Motivates Us

    Ever wonder what it's like to work with explosives? Why would you choose to walk through a minefield? Here are some answers to these questions....from the staff of the UN Mine Action Service. We work in highly dangerous environments so families around the world can live safe, secure lives.

  • UN through the Lens: Combating the Scourge of Landmines in Afghan

    Afghanistan

    More than one million people in Afghanistan are affected by landmines and explosive remnants of war. Another forty people are killed or injured every month.  In February 2011, Photographer Marco Grob went to Afghanistan to support the work of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS).

  • Mine Awareness Day: UN highlights vital role of efforts to rid world of landmines

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the work of United Nations mine action personnel around the world in preventing landmines and unexploded ordnance from causing harm long after conflicts have ended, and  transforming danger zones into productive land. 

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    The 20th Meeting of National Mine Action Directors and United Nations Advisers (NDM-UN) took place from 7-10...

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