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UN training on Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

UN enhances capacity of Libyan Security institutions to deal with the threats of explosive hazards The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has successfully completed the delivery of a two-week training course on Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) for 16 Libyan National Safety Authority (NSA) and Military Engineers from Tripoli and Benghazi. The two-week training of […]

France donates EUR 430,000 for De-Mining in Misrata

The Government of France has committed EUR 430,000 to the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action, enabling the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) to carry out life-saving activities in Misrata, Libya. Thanks to the contribution from the French Government, UNMAS, responding to a request from the Libyan Mine Action Centre […]

UK delivers Equipment to help Sirte

The British Government has delivered £3 million of equipment to the Libyan Authorities to help make the city of Sirte safe. The state of the art equipment will enable multiple IED search and disposal teams to operate at the same time. They will use the latest procedures and disposal methods to safely defeat explosive and […]

Engineers Trained in Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

On 6 October, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) successfully implemented a special-to-theatre training of 12 Libyan Military Engineers. The month-long training aimed to enhance the Libyan capacity to carry out Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and respond to the contamination resulting from protracted armed conflict. The Military Engineers’ teams carry out clearance tasks to […]

South African Firm to Train Libyan Military

By John Lee. South Africa-based Denel (SOC) Ltd, trading as Denel Land Systems Incorporating MECHEM, has won a contract to provide a “Special to Theatre Advanced Explosives Ordnance Disposal Training Course” for the Libyan Military Engineers and Police Forensic EOD Section. The contract was granted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), and […]

Training on Weapons Risk for Libyan Women

UN implements new training on Small Arms and Light Weapons risks for Libyan Women The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) started a new phase of its project on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) risk awareness in Libya, kindly supported by the Italian Development Cooperation Agency. In line with UN Security Council resolutions promoting […]

UK Firm Wins Deal for Explosive Ordnance Disposal

By John Lee. UK-based ATOM Training has won a contract to supply 16 EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) kits in Tripoli. The contract was granted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), and is valued at $483,373. (Source: UN)

DRC Vacancy: Head of Programme, Tunisia and Libya

By John Lee. The Danish Demining Group (DDG) is looking for a highly experienced and qualified Mine Action Head of Programme (HoP) to oversee the DDG Programme in Libya with a focus on building national capacities as well as on growing the resources and scope of the programme. DDG is part of Danish Refugee Council […]