Austria, the Convention Presidency, calls on all interested parties to attend the Second International Pledging Conference for the Implementation of the Convention on Tuesday 28 February, from 15:00-17:00, in Room XII, of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Find more details here.
Archive photo provided by the Republic of Algeria
After decades of work, Algeria has become the second North African nation to free its territory from antipersonnel mines by clearing over 12,000 hectares of land and destroying more than one million landmines.
Algeria thus becomes the 30th State Party to fulfill its mine clearance obligation under the Convention.
Congratulations Algeria! - Read more about it here.