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Accelerated effort needed to end mine scourge – Guterres

Although a landmark convention banning anti-personnel Mines saved “countless lives” and limbs over the past 20 years, “accelerated efforts” are needed to ensure they are...

A boot that protects against ant-personnel mines

The CSIR has developed a ruggedised shoe that protects the wearer's feet against the effects of an anti-personnel mine explosion. The "mine boot"...

Ban commends mine action successes

The weekend saw the world mark the 10th anniversary of the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action secure...

ISS: The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention – 15 years on

Monday, 23 June 2014, marked the beginning of the third Maputo Review Conference. The 161 states parties to the Convention on the...