There is an increase in interest to fund Mine Action activities and projects which mainstream gender and diversity as well as promote equality and inclusion. The resources featured here showcase good practices and lessons learned, as well as demonstrate the efficiency and effectiveness of funding activities and projects where Gender and diversity are mainstreamed, and equality and inclusion promoted in explosive ordnance risk reduction. The available documents and videos are based on evidence and learnings from the field and aim to help better inform decision-making processes relating to the funding of gender and diversity sensitive and responsive projects and operations.
Through this project, the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) revisited and celebrated the role of women working in demining teams in Kosovo both twenty years ago and today.
Building Trust Through The Involvement of Indigenous, Afro-Colombian& Minority Groups in Mine Action
Policy Advisor Ángela Hoyos Iborra starts a roundtable discussion with guest speakers who share their experiences and lessons learnt on building trust through the involvement of indigenous, Afro-Colombian, and other minority groups in mine action activities.
Listen to two experts from the field - Ángela Orrego, Director, Humanicemos DH and Pablo Parra, Chief of Mine Action Programme, UNMAS Colombia – as they share insights on the benefits observed in the reintegration process. These include the challenges, solutions, early impact evaluations, and future steps.
A conversation on why inclusive approaches to both explosive ordnance clearance and housing, land and property rights are crucial to building sustainable peace.