Bridges between Worlds the global conference on assisting landmine victims in broader domains, wrapped up in Medellin, Colombia with the commitment by the anti-landmines and disability rights movements to work closer together.
His Royal Highness Prince Mired Raad Al Hussein of Jordan, special envoy of the Convention, has commended Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa for progress that Ecuador has made in removing landmines from its territory as required by the Convention.
Princess Astrid of Belgium with (L) Didier Reynders Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs of Belgium and Oman's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Youssef bin Alawi bin Abdullah. Photo issued by Belgium.
Princess Astrid of Belgium has welcomed Oman's decision to further its engagement in the international movement to eradicate anti-personnel mines by joining the Convention.