INTERNATIONAL MINE AWARENESS DAY MESSAGE BY THE SECRETARY GENERAL

"On this International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, as the world is dealing with Covid-19, let us not forget the consequences that protracted conflict and landmine contamination continue to have on the mobility, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable populations. This day recognizes the daily realities of people living under constant threat to life and limb and our efforts to keep them safe from landmines and other unexploded ordnances. DRC/DDG call on all stakeholders to join in the efforts to reduce the impact of mines and other explosive remnants of war on the affected populations. Together, we can have an impact on human safety and security and through that promote sustainable peace." Charlotte Slente Secretary General, Danish Refugee Council
 
 

04-04-2020