Month: June 2016

GMAP Annual Report 2015

                  GMAP’s Annual Report for 2015 is now available! In 2015 thanks to the generous support of Australia, Germany, the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United Nations Mine Action Service, the United States of America, GMAP worked in 16 […]

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Providing Durable Solutions for Displaced Persons through Gender and Diversity-Sensitive Mine Action

According to the UNHCR, there are over 65 million people around the world who have been forcibly displaced due to violent conflicts.[i] Some 40 million people are classified as internally displaced, meaning that they have fled their homes but remain within their nation’s borders. Colombia and Syria have the largest internal displacements, with 6.9 million and 6.6 million respectively. […]

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Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming Workshop in Afghanistan

During spring 2016, the Mine Action Programme of Afghanistan (MAPA) adopted a new National Mine Action Strategic Plan 1395-1399 (2016-2020). Gender and diversity mainstreaming (Goal 4) are at the forefront in this plan, as one the plan’s four main objectives. Goal 4 on Gender and diversity mainstreaming aims to establish a Gender and Diversity Policy, improve the […]

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