Tag Archives | Libyan Mine Action Center (LibMAC)

200+ Tonnes of Explosive Remnants of War Destroyed

At the end of January 2018, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) completed phase one of its initiative to destroy Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) which have been endangering the lives of Misratan communities, and of the wider Libyan population. More than 200 tonnes of ERW were successfully eliminated with the support of the […]

Bridging the Gap in Victim Assistance in Libya

On 27 and 28 July, Libyan authorities and civil society organisations, UN entities and other stakeholders have gathered to discuss gaps and opportunities in victim assistance (VA) during the Workshop on Victim Assistance in the Context of Landmines, Cluster Munitions and Other Explosive Remnants of War in Libya. The initiative is co-organized by the United […]

UN Trains Libyans on De-Mining Tool

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), in partnership with the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD), provided a two-week training course to 15 implementing partners of the Libyan mine action community in the IMSMA tool (Information Management System for Mine Action) between March 28 and April 8, 2016. This also included a one-day […]