International Campaign to Ban Landmines

Type: Organization
Name: International Campaign to Ban Landmines
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Landmines blocking tourists from Kayah State

:34More areas of Kayah State will be opened to tourists once the landmines that contaminate swathes of the country’s smallest state, which is located opposite the Thai province of Mae Hong Song, are removed, according to the Tourism Entrepreneurs Ass ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Abolishing nuclear weapons

Image: Nuclear fission changed civilisation: A US nuclear test at Bikini Atoll, Micronesia, July 1946 (US Library of Congress)The Cold War might be over, but the threat to humanity from the world’s 16,300 nuclear weapons is as great as ever. Professor ... [Published ABC Online - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Preventing Violence in the Name of God: The Role of Religion in Diplomacy

In his remarks at the launch of the State Department's Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives, Secretary of State John Kerry admonished, "We ignore the global impact of religion...at our peril," and told Foreign Service officers "to go out and engage ... [Published Middle East Institute - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's achievement: the US is the world's biggest oil producer, again

29th July 2014Is President Obama's 'all of the above' energy policy a success? Or a calamitous climate failure?A report issued recently by Bank of America declared the United States has now surpassed Saudi Arabia as the world's largest oil producer.The ... [Published Ecologist - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

occupied Palestinian territory: PHR Calls for Protection of Medical Facilities and Personnel in Gaza

Source: Physicians for Human RightsCountry: occupied Palestinian territory Hospitals Have Been Repeatedly Attacked in Violation of Humanitarian Laws Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today urgently called on the government of Israel to stop attacking ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 5 reports

United States of America: United States Changes Mine Ban Stance, Announces Steps Towards Mine Ban Treaty Accession

Source: International Campaign to Ban LandminesCountry: United States of America (27 June 2014, Maputo, Mozambique) – The United States announced today it intends to join the Mine Ban Treaty in the future and will not produce antipersonnel mines. Speaking ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 3 reports

Are land mines a thing of the past?

It seems so: Despite the conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, the armed uprising in Ukraine and turmoil in other hot spots in the Middle East and Africa, one of war’s most insidious weapons — antipersonnel land mines — have been largely outlawed ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 3 reports

Rats Sniff Out Danger: 15 Years of Land Mine Progress

Fifteen years after the International Campaign to Ban Landmines was founded in Mozambique, its leaders met again Monday to asses the progress that has been made. Since its inception in 1999, 161 countries have signed on. The meeting, which will last ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

World: Support for Mine Action - Key Figures

Source: International Campaign to Ban LandminesCountry: World ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

World: 1999-2013 Casualty Trends: States parties with significant numbers of survivors and needs

Source: International Campaign to Ban LandminesCountry: World Casualties since 1999 The data collected by the Monitor is the most comprehensive and widely used annual dataset of casualties caused by mines, victim-activated improvised explosive devices ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

World: Banning Antipersonnel Mines: A 15-Year Overview of Major Findings 1999–2014

Source: International Campaign to Ban LandminesCountry: World Progress documented by the Landmine Monitor report in the 15 years since the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty’s entry-into-force on 1 March 1999 demonstrates that it has been extremely effective as ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

World: Mine Ban Treaty Special Issues of Concern (Articles 1, 2, 3) 1999-2014

Source: International Campaign to Ban LandminesCountry: World Since the inception of the Mine Ban Treaty, the ICBL has identified special issues of concern regarding interpretation and implementation of aspects of Articles 1, 2, and 3. These have included: ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]

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...at our peril," and told Foreign Service officers "to go out and engage religious leaders and faith-based communities in our day-to-day work AtAt a time when religious violence inflames much of the Middle East, the question of how diplomacy and religion can interact takes on high operational importance. What is the Department of State doing to fulfill Secretary Kerry's instructions? What are the scope and limits of cooperation?"
"The next generation will not be held hostage to energy sources from the last century. We are not going to move backwards. We are going to move forward." - President Barack Obama, June 2, 2010
"The fire started from the other side (Pakistan-controlled Kashmir) of LoC and spread to this side, triggering some explosions of landmines planted in the area" Poonch, a police official at police control room, said. "The situation is not alarming."
"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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Landmines blocking tourists from Kayah State [Published Eleven Myanmar - Aug 15 2014]
Abolishing nuclear weapons [Published ABC Online - Aug 11 2014]
Preventing Violence in the Name of God: The Rol... [Published Middle East Institute - Aug 02 2014]
Obama's achievement: the US is the world's bigg... [Published Ecologist - Jul 29 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: PHR Calls for P... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 23 2014]
United States of America: United States Changes... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
U.S. Takes Steps Toward Signing Landmine Ban Tr... [Published TIME.com - Jun 27 2014]
U.S. Takes Steps Toward Signing Landmine Ban Tr... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 27 2014]
U.S. Takes Steps Toward Signing Landmine Ban Tr... [Published Swampland - Jun 27 2014]
U.S. Takes Steps Toward Signing Landmine Ban Tr... [Published The China Blog - Jun 27 2014]
Rats Sniff Out Danger: 15 Years of Land Mine Pr... [Published TIME.com - Jun 23 2014]
Rats Sniff Out Danger: 15 Years of Land Mine Pr... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 23 2014]
Rats Sniff Out Danger: 15 Years of Land Mine Pr... [Published The China Blog - Jun 23 2014]
Are land mines a thing of the past? [Published Marginal Revolution - Jun 23 2014]
World: Historic Mine Ban Treaty meeting in Mapu... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
World: Support for Mine Action - Key Figures [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
World: 1999-2013 Casualty Trends: States partie... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
World: Mine Ban Treaty Special Issues of Concer... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
World: Banning Antipersonnel Mines: A 15-Year O... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
World: Landmine ban success reaps results; stri... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
Forest fire triggers landmine explosions on LoC... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 11 2014]
World: Maputo +15 to raise key issues concernin... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 20 2014]
World: ICBL-CMC Newsletter (March 2014) [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 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]
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]
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occupied Palestinian territory: PHR Calls for P... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 23 2014]
Source: Physicians for Human RightsCountry: occupied Palestinian territory Hospitals Have Been Repeatedly Attacked in Violation of Humanitarian Laws Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today urgently called on the government of Israel to stop attacking ...
United States of America: United States Changes... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
Source: International Campaign to Ban LandminesCountry: United States of America (27 June 2014, Maputo, Mozambique) – The United States announced today it intends to join the Mine Ban Treaty in the future and will not produce antipersonnel mines. Speaking ...
U.S. Takes Steps Toward Signing Landmine Ban Tr... [Published TIME.com - Jun 27 2014]
The United States will take steps to join a 15-year-old global treaty banning the use of antipersonnel landmines, the Obama administration said Friday. The administration has previously said it was merely studying the Ottawa Convention, much to the ...
U.S. Takes Steps Toward Signing Landmine Ban Tr... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 27 2014]
The United States will take steps to join a 15-year-old global treaty banning the use of antipersonnel landmines, the Obama administration said Friday. The administration has previously said it was merely studying the Ottawa Convention, much to the ...
U.S. Takes Steps Toward Signing Landmine Ban Tr... [Published Swampland - Jun 27 2014]
The United States will take steps to join a 15-year-old global treaty banning the use of antipersonnel landmines, the Obama administration said Friday. The administration has previously said it was merely studying the Ottawa Convention, much to the ...
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