Announcements : Bangkok Symposium on Landmine Victim Assistance, 15 - 17 June 2015 News

Announcements : Bangkok Symposium on Landmine Victim Assistance, 15 - 17 June 2015

Bangkok Symposium on Landmine Victim Assistance: Enhancing a Comprehensive and Sustainable Mine Action will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, on 14 – 15 June 2015, followed by a field visit to Surin Province on 17 June 2015. 

The Symposium  is aimed at assisting  landmine-affected States Parties to strengthen national assistance programmes, identify challenges in implementing the Maputo Action Plan adopted during the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention Review Conference in 2014, and integrate landmine assistance programme in a broader disability perspective. 

The invitation is extended to all States Parties and States not party to the Convention as victim assistance agenda is equally applicable to all involved in addressing humanitarian challenges associated with mines and other explosive remnants of war. Relevant international organizations and non-governmental organizations are also invited to participate. 

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