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UN Libraries Research - Mine Action is created by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the UNOG Library in collaboration with UNMAS. This guide provides information on landmines, explosive remnants of war, and other weapons of societal disruption, including SG reports, GA resolutions and SC resolutions.

Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor provides civil society monitoring on the humanitarian and developmental consequences of landmines, cluster munitions, and explosive remnants of war (ERW). An initiative of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) created in 1998, it provides research and monitoring for the ICBL and the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC).

United Nations Gender Guidelines for Mine Action Programmes [AR] [ENfacilitates gender mainstreaming, strengthens the quality of mine action interventions and promotes gender equality. These Guidelines represent an update of the most recent United Nations Gender Guidelines for Mine Action Pro-grammes published in 2010. Specifically, these Guidelines reflect the expanded range of explosive hazard threats, incorporate the latest best practice and lessons learnt and are designed in such a way as to be more user-friendly, is structured according to the way that projects are actually planned and implemented, with checklists at the end of each chapter for easy reference.

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/74/80 [AR] [EN] [ES] [FR] [RU] [ZH] underlines that mine action is humanitarian action, it highlights that mines and explosive remnants of war impede the delivery of humanitarian assistance, recognizes the impact of such devices on internally displaced persons and refugees as well as the humanitarian consequences of improvised explosive devices. It underscores the significant role played by the United Nations and UNMAS as its coordinator in the field of mine action.

Learn more: https://digitallibrary.un.org/record/3846439