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02-06-2020   smaco   News, Uncategorized

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the 30 June – 2 July 2020 intersessional meetings will be held in a virtual format. The programme has been modified… Read More»

Time to Step Up: Being a survivor is not a choice – Mine Action Portfolio 2019

01-06-2020   smaco   News

Today the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) launched the 2019 Mine Action Portfolio during the 22nd International Meeting of Mine Action National Directors and United Nations Advisers… Read More»

Play Your Part Ambassador Catherine Constantinides takes on the Sahara

01-06-2020   smaco   ACTIVITY, News, slider

South African Earth Warrior and Social Justice Activist, Catherine Constantinides to take up the challenge and use her profile and passion for the environment and human… Read More»

Sahrawis divided by a mined wall

01-06-2020   smaco   News

It has been dubbed the world’s oldest functioning security barrier, but is also called a “wall of shame” by Western Sahara residents and leaders who want… Read More»

Determined Sahrawi women risk their lives to clear ancestral lands of mines

01-06-2020   smaco   News, slider

Western Sahara is one of the most heavily mined territories in the world following decades of conflict with its neighbours. Despite a 1991 ceasefire, most Sahrawis… Read More»

Polisario Front explodes its last mine stockpile

08-01-2020   smaco   ACTIVITY, News, slider

January 7, 2019 (SPS) – The Polisario Front destroyed Sunday in the region of Amhereez the 8th and final stage stockpile of 2,485 mines, in response… Read More»