Posts Tagged: mine ban treaty

Land mine ban treaty by the numbers

The Arms Control Association provides facts and numbers (for example: 13 – the number of years since the United States has produced banned antipersonnel landmines.) that provide reasons for the Obama administration to sign the Mine Ban Treaty. Recognizing that…

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Toward a mine-free world

Good news from the Cartagena Summit on a Mine-Free World! The summit closed with more than 120 governments adopting the Cartagena Action Plan (read the plan in draft form [pdf], a detailed five-year plan of commitments on all areas of…

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