Today, the GICHD Director, Ambassador Stefano Toscano, had the privilege to brief the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) during an open debate entitled “Mine action and sustaining peace: Stronger partnerships for better delivery” organized under the presidency of Vietnam, an important partner of the GICHD.
He said “mine action is needed more than ever. It saves lives and enables development. It protects communities and paves the way for peace.
He also highlighted that “through continued international cooperation, enhanced efforts both at local, regional and global level, and sustained funding, the job can be done within the current decade”.