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Address by Ian Martin, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal, National conference on “Human Security and Landmines: Problems and Challenges”
Abstract:
Nepal has made remarkable progress in relation to mine action in the past twelve months, though we continue to see need for greater mine awareness in the community to prevent further loss of life and injury due to the remnants of war. UNMIN is committed to assist both the Maoist army and the Nepal Army in the safe storage and destruction of mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Since the registration of combatants and weapons began in January this year, the Maoist army has safely stored thousands of kilograms of explosives and a further thousands of IEDs in sites a safe distance outside its seven main cantonment sites. In recent weeks mine action experts working with UNMIN have begun the safe destruction of these IEDs and explosives, in cooperation with Maoist army commanders. UNMIN is also assisting the Nepal Army to meet its commitment to clear all landmines and other sites sown with explosives.
Publisher: UNMIN Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
CONSTITUTIONS, PEACE, PEACE AGREEMENT, PEACE MAKING, ELECTIONS, POLITICAL CONDITIONS, POLITICAL SITUATION, POLITICAL PARTIES, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, POLITICAL COOPERATION, POLITICAL MOVEMENTS, POLITICAL OPPOSITION, JOURNALISTS, CIVIC EDUCATION, HUMAN RIGHTS, FREEDOM, MASS MEDIA, RIGHT TO INFORMATION, PEACE PROCESS
Thematic Group:
UNMIN, (2007)
Thesaurus:
01.01.00 - Political Conditions, Institutions, Movements
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Address by Ian Martin, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal, National conference on “Human Security and Landmines: Problems and Challenges”
Abstract:
Nepal has made remarkable progress in relation to mine action in the past twelve months, though we continue to see need for greater mine awareness in the community to prevent further loss of life and injury due to the remnants of war. As the people of Nepal take stock of their achievements in the peace process over the past year, a major highlight must be the removal of thousands of kilograms of explosives and thousands of socket bombs and pressure cooker bombs from the community, and their safe storage in guarded sites. The agreement by the Maoist army to safely destroy these stockpiles is a considerable achievement of the Agreement on the Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies (AMMAA), as is the Nepal Army agreement to safely clear explosives and minefields from hundreds of sites across the country. The people of Nepal will be able to live more safely when these weapons have been permanently removed. UNMIN is committed to assist both the Maoist army and the Nepal Army in the safe storage and destruction of mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Since the registration of combatants and weapons began in January this year, the Maoist army has safely stored thousands of kilograms of explosives and a further thousands of IEDs in sites a safe distance outside its seven main cantonment sites. In recent weeks mine action experts working with UNMIN have begun the safe destruction of these IEDs and explosives, in cooperation with Maoist army commanders. UNMIN is also assisting the Nepal Army to meet its commitment to clear all landmines and other sites sown with explosives. Mine action experts working with the UNMIN mine action team have recently completed mine clearance training of Nepal Army personnel, and are preparing to assist with clearance of minefields in accordance with the provisions of the AMMAA.
Publisher: UNMIN Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
CONSTITUTIONS, PEACE, PEACE AGREEMENT, PEACE MAKING, ELECTIONS, POLITICAL CONDITIONS, POLITICAL SITUATION, POLITICAL PARTIES, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, POLITICAL COOPERATION, POLITICAL MOVEMENTS, POLITICAL OPPOSITION, JOURNALISTS, CIVIC EDUCATION, HUMAN RIGHTS, FREEDOM, MASS MEDIA, RIGHT TO INFORMATION, PEACE PROCESS
Thematic Group:
UNMIN, (2007)
Thesaurus:
01.01.00 - Political Conditions, Institutions, Movements
PDF | File Size: 96 KB   Download
Feeder: ANJANA SHRESTHA, Editor: ANG1EE12, Auditor:
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Address by Ian Martin, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal, National conference on “Human Security and Landmines: Problems and Challenges”
Abstract:
Nepal has made remarkable progress in relation to mine action in the past twelve months, though.we continue to see need for greater mine awareness in the community to prevent further loss of life and injury due to the remnants of war.
Publisher: UNMIN Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
PROGRESS, AWARENESS, COMMUNITY
Thematic Group:
UNMIN, (2007)
Thesaurus:
01.01.00 - Political Conditions, Institutions, Movements
PDF | File Size: 96 KB   Download
Feeder: ANJANA SHRESTHA, Editor: FIDAH SHRESTHA, Auditor:
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