Peru, Ecuador receiving financial support to remove landmines

Posted on October 5, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, Explosives / Bombs, Peru, Police/Military Activity, Social Issues

Belgium provides financial support for demining programs in Ecuador and Peru

Belgium signed on Wednesday an agreement with the Organization of American States (OAS) to provide financial support for the program “Landmine Victim Assistance in Ecuador and Peru,” carried out by the OAS. The contribution will help to prolong both countries’ control over their demining programs and ultimately achieve their goals of completion by 2017 in accordance with their commitments under the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention. Read Article

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