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Bridges between Worlds – Update

September 22, 2014

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Bridges Between Worlds Update 22 September 2014 Bridges between Worlds was a global conference that addressed fundamental questions about the place of landmine victim assistance in other domains, such as the worlds of disability, heath care, education, employment, development, poverty reduction and human rights. The Bridges between Worlds Chairperson’s Summary highlights that those who care […]

Committee on Victim Assistance

September 19, 2014

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Update – 26 November 2014 (Convention’s ISU) “On Monday 24 November, the Convention’s Committee on Victim Assistance briefed representatives of States Parties on Maputo Action Plan commitments to ensure that measurable improvements have been made in the well-being and the guarantee of the rights of landmine victims, in time for the Convention’s Fourth Review Conference […]

Mine Ban Treaty—13 MSP

November 29, 2013

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The Thirteenth Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty (13MSP) will take place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, from 2 to 5 December 2013. At these meetings, States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty will give progress updates and share plans on implementing the treaty obligations. Representatives of over 100 […]

Victim Assistance—Landmine Monitor 2013

November 28, 2013

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Landmine Monitor 2013 was  released today by the ICBL. More detailed reporting information is also available in Monitor online country profiles. Landmine Monitor 2013 reported findings on casualties and victim assistance: A dramatic drop in landmine casualties; Progress in victim assistance, but access to services and sustainability of programs remain key challenges Records were set […]

ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme 2012

September 10, 2013

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The Physical Rehabilitation Programme Report for 2012 was released by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in September 2013.  This ICRC annual report describes the worldwide activities of the ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme in 2012, working to help people with disabilities affected by conflict. In 2012 the ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme assisted 96 projects […]

Physical Accessibility for Landmine Survivors

May 28, 2013

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Victim Assistance – Monitor Briefing Paper:  Physical Accessibility for Landmine Survivors This paper looks at good practices within States Parties in promoting physical accessibility, while also noting where work remains to be done to realize the full potential of initial efforts. In the past year, Monitor reporting has identified more good examples to draw from […]

Universal Periodic Review: new online submissions

March 6, 2013

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The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a human rights mechanism that could be used to push for the rights of victims, survivors and persons with disabilities more generally. The UPR is a process through which the Human Rights Council reviews, on a periodic basis, the extent to which all UN member states are complying with […]