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Mine Clearance: Statements and Presentations

Tuesday May 28

Status of the Implementation of the Convention

Situation and needs in the most affected countries

  • Update provided by Landmine Monitor, Stan BRABANT, Handicap International - Belgique PDF 87KB

Opportunity for statements by mine affected States Parties

Wednesday, May 29

Achievements and lessons learned: Mine Action in Mozambique

  • Overview: 10 years of humanitarian mine action in Mozambique, Artur VERISSIMO, National Director, National Demining Institute PDF 773KB

  • Humanitarian operator activities, Jacky D'ALMEIDA, Director ADP PDF 2MB
  • Mine risk education, Hugues LAURENGE, Handicap International PDF 1.8MB

Opportunity for statements by donor State Parties

Tools of implementation: Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA):

  • Using the IMSMA as a managerial tool: Examples
    The application in Kosovo,
    The Yemen experience,
    Al Azi MANSOUR, Director of Yemen Executive Mine Action Center PDF 757KB

  • Using the IMSMA to assist in completing Article 7 reports, Alan ARNOLD, IMSMA Project Manager, GICHD PDF 1.4MB

Progress in evaluating detectors and mechanical clearance


  • Progress in establishing international mine action standards (IMAS), Paddy BLAGDEN, Technical Director, GICHD PDF 757KB