Afghanistan’s Landmine-removal Extension Request

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Vol: 17, Issue: 1

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Pietralik, Justyna
Afghanistan; Landmine-removal; UNMAS; Justyna Pietralik; Journal; ERW; Mine Action; UXO; CWD; Ottawa Convention; Other Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration; Peace and Conflict Studies; Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration; Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Recent conflicts, lack of funding and limited information about mined areas in Afghanistan has prevented the country from meeting its 2013 deadline of becoming mine impact-free. The Mine Action Programme of Afghanistan, along with the Afghan government, submitted a plan proposing to extend Afghanistan’s landmine-removal deadline to 2023. The extension request included almost 200 pages of details regarding mine history and future plans.