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U.S., U.N., Other Partners Work Together To Clear Landmines

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Clearing Landmines, Saving Lives: International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller writes, “April 4 [was] International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, when we mark the international effort to reduce dangers posed by landmines and explosive remnants of war on men, women, and children in post-conflict countries around the world. The United States is proud to be the world’s single largest financial supporter of conventional weapons destruction programs and to partner with the U.N. on the international effort to address the humanitarian effects of these weapons on civilian populations…” (4/3).