Through striking photography, this exhibit highlights the struggles faced by survivors of explosive ordnance injuries and the importance of providing assistance for their care and rehabilitation. It brings attention to those living with disabilities to ensure that they have equal access to health and education and can fully participate in social and economic life.
For a Mine Free World shows the scourge of mines on human lives and their crippling effect on economic development but it also highlights the positive result of 20 years of campaigning for a world free of the danger of landmines and other explosive remnants of war.
The exhibition was organized in connection with the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on 4 April 2013 by Handicap International, Medico International, Solidarity Service International, the Federal Foreign Ministry of Germany and UNMAS.
This photo exhibition shows the scope of UNMAS work. In addition to demining, activities on the ground include destroying surplus or obsolete weapons, identifying and destroying improvised explosive devices, and safeguarding the delivery of humanitarian assistance when fighting is underway.
This exhibition was organized by UNMAS in connection with the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on 4 April in 2015.