On the occasion of marking the official entry into force of the Convention on Cluster Munitions, non-governmental organization "Landmine Survivors Initiatives" organized different events to raise awareness of the public on challenges Bosnia and Herzegovina face in the process of clearing mines, cluster munitions and unexploded remnants of war, but also to remind relevant authorities on their responsibility for this process. Full text of the Press Release issued for this occasion could be found here.
Third Review Conference to the Mine Ban Treaty has been closed on Friday, 27 June 2014, in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. Seventy-nine States Parties participated in the meeting and signed the Maputo Declaration with a target date of 2025 for completion of their treaty obligations including stockpile destruction, clearance of mined areas on their territory and adequate assistance to landmine victims. Full text of the Press Release could be find here.
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At the outset of an historic meeting of the treaty banning antipersonnel mines, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) is challenging governments to take actions that will ensure that within ten years, no armed forces anywhere are still using antipersonnel mines, and there are no new casualties caused by the weapons. All States Parties to the treaty should finish clearing minefields within a decade. Full text of the Press Release vould be read here.