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Ever think about mines? I mean, the kind that blow up people?

Lead advisor Rosemary Kalapurakal reflects on UNDP's 25 years of work on mine action in over 40 countries.  

A World Free of Landmines- 20th Anniversary of Ottawa Convention

United Nations, New York  

Clearing the way for aid and reopening of schools, hospitals in Aden, Yemen

UNDP has cleared more than 650 truckloads of debris from Aden’s streets in the last three months to help humanitarians deliver aid and keep basic services functioning.  

Issue Brief | Development and Mine Action

This issue brief discusses how mine action programmes aim to limit, mitigate and ultimately abolish the human impact of landmines.  

Turkey, UNDP begin clearing landmines along eastern borders

Ankara – Marking the UN’s International Day for Mine Awareness, Turkey’s Defense Ministry and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched today a vast programme of demining and increased …  

Mine Action for Sustainable Development

In many of the most fragile post-conflict contexts that count on UNDP support for sustainable recovery, landmines, cluster munitions and explosive remnants of war (ERW) are a significant hindrance to…  

Mine Action and the Sustainable Development Goals

This report looks at the impact mine action is having on achieving the 2030 Agenda in countries affected by landmines, cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war.  

Freeing space for sustainable development: Mine action and the 2030 Agenda

Today, more than 65 countries are reported as being affected by landmines and explosive remnants of war. According to the Landmine and Cluster Monitor Reports, there were over 6,000 causalities in…  

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