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Lend Your Leg for the Mine Ban Treaty, Support Disarmament

Thursday, 29 March 2012, 12:14 pm | Campaign Against Landmines

On 4 April 2012, the New Zealand Campaign Against Landmines (CALM) will kick off the first of dozens of “Lend Your Leg” actions events against landmines to be held around the world on the International Day for Mine Action and Mine Awareness. ... More >>

New Zealand urged to promote Mine Ban Treaty

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 12:39 pm | Campaign Against Landmines

The New Zealand Campaign Against Landmines (CALM) is calling on the Minister of Foreign Affairs to continue New Zealand’s strong support for the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty. March 1, 2012, marks 13 years since the treaty banning antipersonnel landmines became ... More >>

New Zealand to support mine clearance in the West Bank

Sunday, 30 October 2011, 1:33 pm | Campaign Against Landmines

(Wellington: 29 October 2011) The New Zealand Campaign Against Landmines (CALM) welcomes the government’s decision to contribute $2.8 million to mine clearance efforts in the West Bank of the Occupied Palestinian Territories. It is disappointed that ... More >>

New Zealand fundraiser for Cambodian landmine survivors

Friday, 7 October 2011, 9:23 am | Campaign Against Landmines

(Wellington: 7 October 2011) –The New Zealand Campaign Against Landmines (CALM) is fundraising for Cambodian landmine survivors ahead of the Mine Ban Treaty’s annual meeting to be held in Phnom Penh in seven weeks time. More >>

Landmine Monitor supports disarmament treaty

Monday, 28 November 2005, 9:05 am | Campaign Against Landmines

The Landmine Monitor is an outstanding verification tool for disarmament, said Hon Marian Hobbs, MP for Wellington Central and former Disarmament Minister, when launching the 2005 edition of the Monitor in Wellington on Friday. More >>

Multi-lateral cooperation delivers for disarmament

Wednesday, 23 November 2005, 1:32 pm | Campaign Against Landmines

Landmine Monitor 2005, the annual report on progress towards a mine free world, shows significant progress is being made to rid the world of these indiscriminate weapons. More >>

2004 Landmine Monitor report

Tuesday, 23 November 2004, 6:01 pm | Campaign Against Landmines

A special edition of the annual Landmine Monitor Report (to be released in Wellington tomorrow) illustrates the significant progress made under the Ottawa Mine Ban Treaty in the past five years, but signals that some of the biggest challenges lie ahead. ... More >>

Landmines Campaign Condemns New US Landmine Policy

Friday, 5 March 2004, 10:21 am | Campaign Against Landmines

“New US government policy on landmines, unveiled at the State Department on Friday, is a dramatic and dangerous policy reversal which flies in the face of international consensus and jeopardises efforts to create a mine-free world,” said the New Zealand ... More >>

US Using Cluster Munitions In Iraq

Monday, 7 April 2003, 1:29 pm | Campaign Against Landmines

"If New Zealand is going to send personnel into Iraq to help with reconstruction after the war, our Government should be joining the worldwide chorus calling for the end of the use of cluster bombs" said John V Head, Convenor of the New Zealand ... More >>