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20th International Meeting of National Mine Action Programme Directors and United Nations Advisers


This annual meeting will provide an opportunity for delegates to network and exchange on the ways in which mine action has evolved over the past two decades. The theme of this year’s meeting will be “Twenty years of Mine Action; Needs- driven, people-centred”. Participants include senior officials from mine action programmes, colleagues from United Nations departments and agencies, representatives from non-governmental organisations, humanitarian institutions, research organizations and experts from donor governments and other mine action implementing partners.


7-10 February 2017


Palais de Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Delegates are strongly advised to make accommodation arrangements as early as possible as hotels in Geneva are in high demand.


Registration for the meeting is now closed. 

Background Documents for Participants 

All meeting participants are responsible for making their own visa arrangements. Individual invitation letters for non-sponsored delegates are issued by UNMAS HQ. If you require a letter for visa purposes, please send a request to Ms. Larisa Khiryanova at