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Iraq National Mine Action Strategy 2023 - 2028

This National Mine Action Strategy presents the strategic orientation for the Republic of Iraq's mine action programme 2023-2028. It replaces the National Strategic and Executive Plan for Mine Action 2017-2021, builds on...

09/08/2023
Iraq National Mine Action Strategy 2023 - 2028
  • Available in Arabic, English
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GICHD Annual Report 2022

For the past 25 years, the GICHD has worked towards reducing risks to communities caused by explosive ordnance. We are helping to develop and professionalise mine action and ammunition management for the benefit of our partners at...

15/06/2023
GICHD Annual Report 2022
  • Available in English
  • GICHD
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Operational Efficiency in Mine Action

In the mine action sector, as in so many others, efficiency is a central concern in operations. Efficiency in mine action is defined as a measure of how economically resources/inputs (funds, expertise, time, etc.) are converted to...

26/04/2023
Operational Efficiency in Mine Action
  • Available in English, French, Spanish
  • GICHD
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Sri Lanka National Mine Action Completion Strategy

This National Mine Action Completion Strategy presents the strategic orientation for Sri Lanka’s mine action programme from 2023 to 2027, developed by National Mine Action Canter (NMAC) with the support of the Geneva International...

05/04/2023
Sri Lanka National Mine Action Completion Strategy
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GUIDE TO EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE POLLUTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT

Mine action survey and clearance operations have always focused on the contamination that can be seen. Whether it is anti-personnel (AP) mines, anti-vehicles (AV) mines, or explosive remnants of war (ERW), our efforts focus on...

15/12/2021
GUIDE TO EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE POLLUTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT
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  • GICHD
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AMAT Insights Issue 2 Version 3 of the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATG)

In 2011, the United Nations released the first version of the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATG) providing states with voluntary guidance on best practices and international standards in ammunition management to...

20/10/2021
AMAT Insights Issue 2 Version 3 of the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATG)
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  • AMAT, UN SaferGuard
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Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Land Release and Stockpile Destruction Operations – Notes on a New Technical Note for Mine Action | The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction. Issue 25.1

The purpose of this article is to set out why the Technical Note for Mine Action (TNMA) was developed and explain certain aspects of its content, particularly those where prolonged debate was necessary in order to achieve...

23/09/2021
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Land Release and Stockpile Destruction Operations – Notes on a New Technical Note for Mine Action | The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction. Issue 25.1
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  • Roly Evans [GICHD] and David Hewitson [Fenix Insight Ltd.]
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Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence in the Mine Action Sector | The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction. Issue 25.1

Remote sensing and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are included in discussions of how technology and innovation can improve humanitarian action and international peacekeeping. These technologies have the potential to...

23/09/2021
Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence in the Mine Action Sector | The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction. Issue 25.1
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  • Rob White (GICHD) and Martin Jebens ( International Committee of the Red Cross)
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Mental Health: Taking a Proactive Approach to Support Staff in Mine Action | The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction. Issue 25.1

This article aims to contribute to existing conversations on how actors in the mine action (MA) sector can work together to promote mental health in the workplace as well as prevent and mitigate adverse mental health outcomes.

23/09/2021
Mental Health: Taking a Proactive Approach to Support Staff in Mine Action | The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction. Issue 25.1
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  • Laura Biscaglia (GICHD), Abigail Jones (GICHD), and Robert White (GICHD)
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Past, Present, Future: Mine Action in Motion | The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction. Issue 25.1

The story of mine action is one of an adaptive and solution-oriented sector. Time and again, mine action has developed new approaches, tools, and standards to meet evolving challenges and circumstances at the field level. A strong...

23/09/2021
Past, Present, Future: Mine Action in Motion | The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction. Issue 25.1
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  • Ambassador Stefano Toscano, Ph.D.
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Recognizing and Reducing Risks From Ammunition and Explosives | The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction. Issue 25.1

This article discusses ammunition and explosives management from global to state levels and examines risk reduction in this setting, building on the experience of the Ammunition Management Advisory Team (AMAT) response mechanism—a...

23/09/2021
  • Available in English
  • Martina Salini (GICHD) and Samuel Paunila (GICHD)