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Somaliland on the way to adopt a legislation banning anti-personnel mines

27 November 2007

Somaliland on the Way to Adopt a Legislation Banning Anti-personnel Mines Hargeisa/Geneva - 27 November 2007 In collaboration with the Institute for Practical Research and Training (IPRT), Geneva Call and the... read more

Somalia: Puntland authorities grant unprecedented access to their stockpiles, request international assistance for humanitarian mine action

30 September 2007

Somalia: Puntland Authorities Grant Unprecedented Access to Their Stockpiles, Request International Assistance for Humanitarian Mine Action Geneva - 30 September 2007 As an act of good faith following allegations of... read more

Short news item on Micoahumado, Bolivar, Colombia

25 June 2007

Short news item on Micoahumado, Bolivar, Colombia 25 June 2007 As it was mentioned in the last communication on the 20th of June 2007, the organizations Geneva Call and the Colombian Campaign Against Landmines (CCCM)... read more

Democratic Alliance of Burma Issues its Position on Landmines

8 June 2007

Democratic Alliance of Burma Issues its Position on Landmines Geneva - 8 June 2007 Last Thursday, the Democratic Alliance of Burma (DAB) issued a press release on its position on landmines. Though the statement falls... read more

Three Ethnic Armed Groups from Burma/Myanmar Commit to a Ban on Anti-personnel Mines

16 April 2007

Three Ethnic Armed Groups from Burma/Myanmar Commit to a Ban on Anti-personnel Mines Geneva - 16 April 2007 The Lahu Democratic Front (LDF), the Palaung State Liberation Front (PSLF) and the Pa-O People's Liberation... read more

Somalia commemorates the International Mine Awareness Day

4 April 2007

Somalia commemorates the International Mine Awareness Day Geneva/Baidoa, 4 April 2007- Isha Baidoa Human Rights Organisation, a member organisation of the Somali Campaign to Ban Antipersonnel Landmines (SOCBAL),... read more

Polisario Front Destroys Second Landmine Stockpile

1 March 2007

  Polisario Front Destroys Second Landmine Stockpile Geneva/Tifariti - 1 March 2007 On 27 February, the Polisario Front’s mine action team destroyed 3’321 antipersonnel mines in Tifariti, Western Sahara.... read more

National Democratic Front of Burma Issues Position Statement on Landmines

28 February 2007

National Democratic Front of Burma Issues Position Statement on Landmines Geneva - 28 February 2007 In a significant first step towards the mine ban, the National Democratic Front (NDF) of Burma agreed to a position... read more

Armed Non-State Actors and Landmines Volume II : A Global Report of NSA Mine Action

1 November 2006

NEW REPORT AVAILABLE Armed Non-State Actors and Landmines Volume II : A Global Report of NSA Mine Action Geneva - 16 November 2006 Today Geneva Call is launching its new report on mine action involving armed... read more

The National Liberation Army Agrees to Demine Areas of Civilian Use in Nariño, Colombia

30 October 2006

The National Liberation Army Agrees to Demine Areas of Civilian Use in Nariño, Colombia Geneva - 30 October 2006 Geneva Call wishes to congratulate the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional,... read more