Photo courtesy of the Government of Peru
Convention special envoy, His Royal Highness Prince Mired Raad Al Hussein of Jordan, has commended the President of Peru, Ollanta Humala, for Peru’s steadfast commitment to eradicate anti-personnel mines and to assist mine victims.
Prince Mired’s visit to Peru was sponsored by the European Union.
Princess Astrid of Belgium opened the Bridges between Worlds session during the Maputo Review Conference
The Maputo Review Conference on a Mine-Free World concluded on 27 June 2014, with the participation of high level representatives of more than 80 States Parties signing the Maputo +15 Declaration.
The States reaffirmed their commitment to ending the suffering and casualties caused by anti-personnel mines and charted the path forward in the global effort to eradicate landmines.