International Mine Action Day

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“United Nations mine action programmes make an invaluable contribution to post-conflict recovery, humanitarian relief efforts, peace operations and development initiatives.  They prevent landmines and other explosive ordnance from causing further indiscriminate harm long after conflicts have ended, and help to transform danger zones into productive land.  Mine action sets communities on course toward lasting stability.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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Lend Your Leg Campaign


UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, UNDP Goodwill Ambassador and soccer megastar Iker Casillas, and many other international celebrities and landmine survivors, are urging everyone to Lend their Leg for a mine free world.


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