Category: News

  • Project HAWKING

    Project HAWKING

    Even though for the past couple of years digitalization process in the Western Balkans has been gaining pace, with the educational sector being put on the spot with introduction of online learning contents as a result of COVID 19, numerous literature reviews showcase that severe digital divide and gaps prohibit the educational efforts for many…

  • Call for Photos

    Call for Photos

    Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor is looking for photos to be published in this year’s publications and displayed on the Monitor website. The call is open to everyone. Please look through your digital photo albums, solicit photos from colleagues and partner organizations, and send high-resolution photos by Friday 14 June 2024 to monitor@icblcmc.org What are…

  • Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Mine Ban Treaty

    Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Mine Ban Treaty

    Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Mine Ban Treaty’s entry into force, a monumental milestone in global efforts to end the use of antipersonnel landmines, inherently indiscriminate weapons that have a devastating impact on communities worldwide. Signed in December 1997, the treaty came into force on 1 March 1999, establishing a global prohibition on…

  • EORE survey – open

    EORE survey – open

    The Explosive Ordinance Risk Education (EORE) Advisory Group is conducting its annual survey. Your responses should help measure progress made in the sector, identify needs and inform future priorities. The survey should take around 15-20 minutes to complete and will be open until 22 December 2023. Click here to complete the survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WNNM9PC

  • Twenty First Meeting of the States Parties

    Twenty First Meeting of the States Parties

    The Twenty-First Meeting of the States Parties (21MSP) is the formal, diplomatic meeting of the 164 States that have accepted to be bound by the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Production, Stockpiling and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction and last formal meeting prior to the Fifth Review Conference. The meeting…

  • Landmine Monitor 2023

    Landmine Monitor 2023

    The 25th annual Landmine Monitor report provides a global overview of efforts to universalize and fully implement the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, ensure clearance of mine contaminated areas, deliver risk education to affected communities, and assist victims of these weapons. The report covers mine ban policy, use, production, trade, and stockpiling globally; contains information on developments and challenges…

  • Mental health and psychosocial support

    Mental health and psychosocial support

    The second day of the Third World Conference on Support for Mine Victims, which is being held in the capital of the Kingdom of Cambodia, began with a session on mental health and psychosocial support, which is one of the main pillars of support for mine victims. One of the panelists at this session was…

  • Third Global Conference on Mine Victims Assistance

    Third Global Conference on Mine Victims Assistance

    The third global conference on assistance to victims of anti-personnel mines and other explosive devices in the context of the rights of persons with disabilities began today, 17 October 2023, in the Kingdom of Cambodia. The conference will provide a platform for representatives of affected communities and survivors, persons with disabilities and mine victim assistance…

  • Minister of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Ambassador Fitschen confirmed their commitment to the demining process in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Minister of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Ambassador Fitschen confirmed their commitment to the demining process in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The Minister of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dubravka Bošnjak, held talks with the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Thomas Fitschen, and the Military Attaché, Franz-Josef Nolte, regarding the demining of mine suspected areas in BiH, as well as the continuation of strengthening cooperation with international partners.