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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

Femmes combattantes et normes humanitaires, une conférence sans précédent à Genève [French]

29 August 2004

Femmes combattantes et normes humanitaires Une conférence sans précédent à Genève   Durant 3 jours, du 27 au 29 août 2004, plus de 30 femmes combattantes ou excombattantes de groupes rebelles armés,... read more

Comunicado de prensa No. 010, foros regionales sobre minas antipersonales actores armados no estatales y acuerdos humanitarios en Antioquia y Santander [Spanish]

20 August 2004

FOROS REGIONALES SOBRE MINAS ANTIPERSONALES, ACTORES ARMADOS NO ESTATALES Y ACUERDOS HUMANITARIOS EN ANTIOQUIA Y SANTANDER Comunicado de prensa No. 010 Agosto 20 de 2004 Atención, En el marco de trabajo del... read more

Quand la lutte contre les mines redonne espoir à la paix

8 June 2004

Quand la lutte contre les mines redonne espoir à la paix Les 4 et 5 juin 2004 s’est tenu à Bogota le « premier forum international sur les mines, les acteurs non-étatiques et les accords humanitaires ». Ce... read more

When the fight against mines revives hopes for peace

8 June 2004

When the fight against mines revives hopes for peace On the 4th and 5th of June 2004, the “First International Forum on Landmines, Non-State Actors and Humanitarian Agreements” was held in Bogota. This forum,... read more

One double amputee’s marathon for a mine free-world – from Cairo to Cape Town in 120 days

17 January 2004

One double amputee’s marathon for a mine-free world - from Cairo to Cape Town in 120 days 17 January 2004 Today in Cairo, Swiss double amputee and ultra-distance cyclist Armin Köhli embarks upon one of the... read more

Burundi: the CNDD-FDD commits to respect the ban on anti-personnel landmines and to cooperate in mine action

15 December 2003

Burundi: the CNDD-FDD Commits to Respect the Ban on Anti-personnel Landmines and to Cooperate in Mine Action Geneva - 15 December 2003 The Conseil National pour la Défense de la Démocratie-Forces pour la Défense de... read more

Burmese rebel groups commit to ban anti-personnel (AP) landmines

5 December 2003

Burmese Rebel Groups Commit to Ban Anti-personnel (AP) Landmines. New Success for Geneva Call Geneva - 5 December 2003 Today Geneva Call announced an agreement by the Arakan Rohingya National Organization (ARNO) and... read more

War in Iraq: Geneva Call appeals to all parties to respect international humanitarian law

24 March 2003

War in Iraq: Geneva Call appeals to all parties that may be involved in military action to refrain from using anti-personnel mines and to respect international humanitarian law. Geneva Call condemns the illegal... read more

Somali factions commit themselves under Geneva Call to ban anti-personal mines

12 November 2002

Somali Factions Commit Themselves under Geneva Call to Ban Anti-personal Mines 12 November 2002 Somali factions, including the Transitional National Government (cf. below list), gathering under the auspices of IGAD in... read more