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UNICEF’s Age-sensitive MRE Programming in Ukraine

The on-going conflict in eastern Ukraine has deeply affected many children. UNICEF estimates that in 2015 there were 28 casualties caused by landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO). Two years on, Ukraine conflict affects over half a million children – UNICEF GMAP is committed to helping protect women, girls, boys, and men from the impact of […]

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GMAP at the 19th International Meeting of Mine Action National Programme Directors and United Nations Advisors in Geneva

Arianna Calza Bini, director of the Gender and Mine Action Programme, participated in a panel on Transformation and Innovation in mine action at the 19th International Meeting of  Mine Action National Programme Directors and United Nations Advisors in Geneva on Thursday, 18 February. Her presentation highlighted GMAP’s work with partners (UN, National Mine Action Authorities, […]

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New GMAP Programme Manager

GMAP has the pleasure to welcome Nicola Sandhu as the new Programme Manager! Nicola has experience both in mine action and gender related work. Her most recent professional experience comes from the mine action sector in Colombia, where she worked for UNMAS focusing on mine action, DDR/peacebuilding activities, as well as served as the team’s […]

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After 3 and a half years Abigail Jones  has left her position as GMAP’s Programme Manager to take up new challenges. We wish her all the best and thank her for all of her great work!

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GMAP at Side Event on Targeted Mine Risk Education in Ukraine

On 3 December 2015, GMAP, together with the Danish Demining Group (DDG) – the specialist mine action unit of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), organised a side event at the 14th Meeting of States Parties to the Anti-personnel Mine Ban Convention, entitled “Targeting Mine Risk Education in Ukraine”. Abigail Jones, presented the results of a […]

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GMAP at Non-Technical Survey (NTS) Training in Colombia

GMAP delivered a module on gender and diversity considerations at a GICHD-organised NTS training to a group of 37 people in Colombia, including staff from the national authority (DAICMA) and from several corps of the armed forces (BIDES, Inspección general, CENAM, Escuela de Ingenieros). GMAP also supervised the practical NTS exercise. There were only three […]

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GMAP in Lao PDR

Under the DfID capacity development project  GMAP  visited Lao PDR to follow up on the gender assessment and action plan drafted with NRA in September 2014, and to support the NPA Lao mine action programme to mainstream gender and diversity into their work. Training on gender and diversity in mine action was given to the […]

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Discover online new responsive GMAP Website

We are very excited to have finally launched our new website! A few of our goals with the new website were to make it faster, easier to navigate for users, and easier for us to manage/update. And most of all, we wanted to help our friends get to know us better. If you take a […]

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UN Women

The CEDAW Committee’s General Recommendation no. 30 provides countries with guidance to ensure women’s human rights are protected before, during and after conflict. Our new guidebook offers a comprehensive overview of this document, including information on the recommendation and a checklist for reporting. Read more: http://ow.ly/QuruN

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