landmines

Anti-landmine drive to gain boost at upcoming Nairobi summit - UN officials

This year's Nairobi Summit for a Mine Free World should generate international momentum towards eradicating the indiscriminate weapons, experts attending a panel at United Nations Headquarters in New York said today.

UN official says leaders have chance to remove landmines ‘once and for all’

Urging the world’s leaders to seize the opportunity to remove landmines forever, the head of the United Nations anti-mine service said today that countries must use a major conference later this year to map out the strategy towards reaching that target.