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Geneva Call’s mission in disputed Western Sahara: new progress in the fight against landmines

15 June 2005

Geneva Call’s Mission in Disputed Western Sahara: New Progress in the Fight against Landmines 15 June 2005 The President of the “Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic” and Secretary General of the Polisario Front,... read more

African States commend the work of Geneva Call and acknowledge the importance of engaging armed Non-State Actors in a landmine ban

26 April 2005

African States commend the work of Geneva Call and acknowledge the importance of engaging armed Non-State Actors in a landmine ban Geneva - 26 April 2005 Geneva Call had the honour of presenting its mission and... read more

Three children died in Colombia

21 February 2005

Three Children Died in Colombia 21 February 2005 William, John Jairo and Javier (aged 5, 8 and 9) died in Colombia on February 13th last in the Department of Meta, due to the explosion of an antipersonnel mine. All of... read more

Colombia: a first humanitarian mine-clearance project, a chance for the civilian population, a chance for hopes of peace

1 January 2005

Colombian Guerrilla A First Humanitarian Mine-Clearance Project, a Chance for the Civilian Population, a Chance for Hopes of Peace! January 2005 After many months of negotiation, Geneva Call has just received a... read more

Colombia: primer proyecto de desminado humanitario, una oportunidad para la población civil, una oportunidad para las esperanzas de paz [Spanish]

1 January 2005

Guerrilla Colombiana primer proyecto de desminado humanitario, ¡una oportunidad para la población civil, una oportunidad para las esperanzas de paz! Después de largos meses de negociaciones, el Llamamiento de... read more

Colombia: premier projet de déminage humanitaire, une chance pour la population civile, une chance pour les espoirs de paix [French]

1 January 2005

Guerilla Colombienne premier projet de déminage humanitaire, une chance pour la population civile, une chance pour les espoirs de paix! Après de longs mois de négociations, l’Appel de Genève vient de recevoir... read more

Anti-personnel mines: unique armed groups meeting in Geneva

2 November 2004

Anti-personnel mines: Unique Armed Groups Meeting in Geneva Armed groups from more than twenty-two war-torn countries met in Geneva, Switzerland, 31 0ctober - 2 November 2004. Participants evaluated the... read more

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Geneva Call’s mission visits mine affected areas in Somalia

8 October 2004

From 15 to 27 September 2004, a team of international NGOs headed by Geneva Call toured Somalia to assess the nature of the landmine problem and the need for assistance in   humanitarian   mine   action.  ... read more

2nd Continental conference of African experts on landmines – Kempton Park – seven years after Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

17 September 2004

2nd Continental Conference of African Experts on Landmines Kempton Park Seven Years AfterAddis Ababa, Ethiopia 15-17 September 2004 African Countries Agree to the Importance of Engaging Non-State Actors From 15 - 17... read more

Women combatants and humanitarian law, an unprecedented conference in Geneva

29 August 2004

Women combatants and humanitarian law An unprecedented conference in Geneva 27-29 August 2004 For 3 days, from 27 to 29 August 2004, more than 30 women combatants or former combatants belonging to rebel armed groups... read more