International Campaign to Ban Landmines

Type: Organization
Name: International Campaign to Ban Landmines
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Jody Williams On Land Mines And The 1st Amendment

T here are 6 living female recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize. One of them, Jody Williams, is from the United States.We spent some time with Ms. Williams during her recent visit to the Pine Ridge Reservation to talk about the causes the Vermont native ... [Published SDPB - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

World: ICBL-CMC Newsletter (March 2014)

Source: International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Cluster Munition CoalitionCountry: Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, Ukraine, World, South Sudan News from the International Campaign to Ban Landmines - Cluster Munition Coalition The latest news from ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

LEAHY: US Must Sign Treaty Banning Landmines

April 9, 2014[Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has long been the leading U.S. official pressing for a worldwide ban on the use of these weapons. In a statement today on the Senate floor, he again urged the administration to sign the international treaty ... [Published U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Landmine victims share stories to mark awareness day

Angela Ruales was just 14 when she stepped on a landmine in Colombia last year that tore off her legs and claimed the life of her two-month-old niece.Seventeen years earlier, Afghan schoolboy Firoz Ali Alizada lost both of his legs after stepping on a ... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Sudan: Clearing the Way Ahead - Landmines in Sudan

Under the Mine Ban Treaty, Sudan was to have cleared all anti-personnel mines from its terroritory by April 1, 2014. It has had to obtain a five year extension. UN Mine Awareness Day falls on April 4.After more than 20 years of civil war and still facing ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Rebuilding Communities And Inspiring Individuals

Updated:  Wednesday, April 2, 2014 15:04The seventh annual Human Rights Conference at Kean University took place on Friday, March 21, 2014 in the Wilkins Theatre . The conference gathered several speakers and focused on the effort to rebuild lives and ... [Published Cougar's Byte - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines to President Obama: Mine Ban Needed, Not Just Mine Action Funding

International Day for Mine Action Commemorated on April 4 President Barack Obama should conclude his administration’s review of United States’ policy on banning antipersonnel landmines with a decision to join the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, said the United ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Russia reportedly laying landmines in Ukraine

March. 13 (UPI) -- According to reports, Russian military personnel have been laying landmines along the newly erected border between Ukraine and the Crimean peninsula.Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied that there is any Russian military presence ... [Published UPI - Mar 13 2014]
Entities: Land Mine, Ukraine, Russia
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Geneva group fears Russians using landmines in Crimea

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Russian soldiers are reported by different groups of witnesses to be laying landmines in Ukraine, says Geneva-based International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL).The group says it is “deeply concerned” and it calls on Russia “to ... [Published GenevaLunch - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 02 2014 - Updated Mar 02 2014 - 1 reports

World: “We’re going to keep up the pressure to ensure that demined land is restored to civilians”.

Source: Handicap InternationalCountry: World Jean-Baptiste Richardier, doctor, executive director and cofounder of Handicap International, spoke about the fight against anti-personnel mines to mark the 15th anniversary of the entry into force of the Ottawa ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 02 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Mar 01 2014 - 2 reports

World: ICBL challenges world to finish the job as Mine Ban Treaty turns 15

Source: International Campaign to Ban LandminesCountry: World March 1, 2014 marks exactly 15 years since the Mine Ban Treaty entered into force and began making a difference in mine-affected communities globally – saving lives by ensuring the removal ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 01 2014]
First reported Jan 28 2014 - Updated Jan 28 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental Recovery And Peace-Building In Iraq

by Marianne de Nazareth, Countercurrents, India - The pictures are so vivid of Diana, Princess of Wales who was a prominent supporter of The International Campaign to Ban Landmines. Absolutely heart tugging pictures of the beautiful Princess sitting ... [Published Byline Portal - Jan 28 2014]

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"It happens in seconds. I felt the explosion and remember falling to the floor" she said
"We have recently finished the clearing process and released the land back to the communities. It is a big improvement for the people, not only from the economic side but also from the psychosocial aspect. They return to the rural areas, feel safer, more optimistic and go back to the traditional ways of working mainly in agriculture" he said
The budget allocated both by the government and international donors decreased dramatically especially after 2011, when "lots of focus was given to South Sudan in terms of funding" explained Habibulhaq. NMAC has not received any VA support from the government since 2012
"Sudanese Red Crescent Society says five people were killed and 13 wounded in a landmine explosion" in the north of the state RadioRadio Omdurman said in an SMS message which gave no further details

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Jody Williams On Land Mines And The 1st Amendment [Published SDPB - Apr 16 2014]
World: ICBL-CMC Newsletter (March 2014) [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
LEAHY: US Must Sign Treaty Banning Landmines [Published U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy - Apr 09 2014]
Landmine victims share stories to mark awarenes... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 04 2014]
Sudan: Clearing the Way Ahead - Landmines in Sudan [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 04 2014]
Clearing the way ahead - landmines in Sudan [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 03 2014]
Rebuilding Communities And Inspiring Individuals [Published Cougar's Byte - Apr 03 2014]
U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines to President Oba... [Published PRWeb - Apr 02 2014]
Tajikistan: Tajikistan takes stock of the wellb... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 17 2014]
Russia reportedly laying landmines in Ukraine [Published UPI - Mar 13 2014]
Geneva group fears Russians using landmines in ... [Published GenevaLunch - Mar 13 2014]
Philippine Campaign to Ban Landmines to bring a... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Mar 13 2014]
Handicap International Condemns Obstacles to De... [Published PRWeb - Mar 12 2014]
World: “We’re going to keep up the pressure to ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 02 2014]
World: ICBL challenges world to finish the job ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 01 2014]
World: 15 years of the Mine Ban Treaty: A resou... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 28 2014]
Sudan: Landmine kills five in Sudan's Kordofan:... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 12 2014]
Sri Lanka: Final phase of Sri Lankan demining w... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 05 2014]
USCBL: Action Needed on Long-Awaited US Landmin... [Published PRWeb - Feb 03 2014]
Environmental Recovery And Peace-Building In Iraq [Published Byline Portal - Jan 28 2014]
Indian army trooper wounded in landmine explosi... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jan 22 2014]
Handicap International Study Shows the Syrian C... [Published PRWeb - Jan 21 2014]
USCBL: U.S. Once Again Fails to Announce Promis... [Published PRWeb - Dec 05 2013]
Handicap International Urges Swift Action Follo... [Published PRWeb - Oct 03 2013]
Syrian Use of Cluster Munitions Mars Annual Clu... [Published PRWeb - Sep 04 2013]
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World: ICBL-CMC Newsletter (March 2014) [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Source: International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Cluster Munition CoalitionCountry: Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, Ukraine, World, South Sudan News from the International Campaign to Ban Landmines - Cluster Munition Coalition The latest news from ...
Tajikistan: Tajikistan takes stock of the wellb... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 17 2014]
Source: UN Development Programme, European Union, Anti-Personnel Mine Ban ConventionCountry: Tajikistan Press Release Dushanbe and Geneva, 17 March 2014 –Tajikistan, one of 28 States Parties of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention that is responsible ...
World: “We’re going to keep up the pressure to ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 02 2014]
Source: Handicap InternationalCountry: World Jean-Baptiste Richardier, doctor, executive director and cofounder of Handicap International, spoke about the fight against anti-personnel mines to mark the 15th anniversary of the entry into force of the Ottawa ...
World: ICBL challenges world to finish the job ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 01 2014]
Source: International Campaign to Ban LandminesCountry: World March 1, 2014 marks exactly 15 years since the Mine Ban Treaty entered into force and began making a difference in mine-affected communities globally – saving lives by ensuring the removal ...
World: 15 years of the Mine Ban Treaty: A resou... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 28 2014]
Source: Handicap InternationalCountry: World On 1st March 1999, the Ottawa Treaty banning the production, use, storage and trade of landmines entered into force. For the first time in history, a conventional weapon was banned by 122 States. Central to ...
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