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Victim Assistance Experts’ Workshop (By invitation only)

30-31 MAY 2013

On 30-31 May, Austria and Colombia, in their capacity as Co-Chairs of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention’s Standing Committee on Victim Assistance, are convening a victim assistance technical experts’ workshop entitled “Assistance to Child Victims of Landmines/ERW”. This event will take place at the Conference Centre Varembe (CCV), 17 Rue de Varembé in Geneva. The purpose of the workshop is to develop guidelines on ways and means to address the particular challenges faced by girls and boys who are victims of mines, cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war.

In preparing for this workshop, the Co-Chairs solicited expert input from a variety of organizations. Workshop participants are encouraged to consult this input: