A mine free world is possible
It is possible to fully implement the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, but it requires political will, commitment and sufficient resources, the Danish Demining Group (DDG) said in a statement today ahead of the High-level Pa...
Closure of DDG program in Côte d'Ivoire
Present in Côte d'Ivoire since April 2013, Danish Demining Group (DDG) has completed its last project in the area and has thus closed its programme in Côte d'Ivoire, as of 31 December 2015.
Two national employees have lost their lives in South Sudan
Danish Demining Group has lost two national employees in South Sudan.
How the conflict in Ukraine impacts children`s lives
Danish Demining Group in the media in Ukraine.
Evaluating Lessons Learned: EU Mine Action Workshop in Colombia
On the 6th and the 7th of October DDG organised and participated in the workshop “Evaluating Lessons Learned” with operators and beneficiaries of the projects under the European Union Convention, within a territorial approach.
Resurgence of violence in CAR causes new displacements
A wave of violence on a scale not seen since the establishment of the Transitional Government in January 2014, has hit Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), leaving the population without access to necessar...
TECHNOLOGY FOR HUMANITARIAN DEMINING IN COLOMBIA
On October 1st, DDG helped organise a high-profile event, “Technology for Humanitarian Demining,” with the DAICMA (Dirección para la Acción integral contra Minas Antipersonal) and Colombian National Universities. The event hig...
DRC's recommendations to the WHS
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) submitted recommendations to the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS). The submission outlines six key recommendations for the WHS secretariat and the wider humanitarian community to consider in the ...
Diaspora actors can improve emergency effectiveness
Diaspora groups are already heavily involved in development activities in their home countries. A recently launched innovative project explores how they act as providers of humanitarian aid and improve coordination mechanisms b...
Conflict assessment in northern Kenya and Somaliland conducted by DDG
Danish Demining Group conducted in 2014 a conflict assessment in Northern Kenya and Eastern Somaliland, the findings of which suggest that the armed conflict is likely to increase significantly in both regions in coming years.