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Publications and Resources


  • UN Libraries Research - Mine Action is created by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the UNOG Library in collaboration with UNMAS. This guide provides information on landmines, the explosive remnant of war, and other weapons of societal disruption, including SG reports, GA resolutions and SC resolutions.
  • General Assembly Resolution A/RES/74/80 [AR] [EN] [ES] [FR] [RU] [ZH] underlines that mine action is humanitarian action, it highlights that mines and explosive remnants of war impede the delivery of humanitarian assistance, recognizes the impact of such devices on internally displaced persons and refugees as well as the humanitarian consequences of improvised explosive devices. It underscores the significant role played by the United Nations and UNMAS as its coordinator in the field of mine action.

     Learn more: https://digitallibrary.un.org/record/3846439

  • International Humanitarian Law Instruments covers the international agreements that regulate or ban the use of landmines and explosive remnants of war.
  • Publications, annual reports, guidance documents and United Nations studies.
  • Trainings, access to important training documents used by the United Nations.
  • Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor provides civil society monitoring on the humanitarian and developmental consequences of landmines, cluster munitions, and explosive remnants of war (ERW). An initiative of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) created in 1998, it provides research and monitoring for the ICBL and the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC).
  • Applications for iTunes and Android