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IADB participates on Demining Directors Meeting in Geneva

posted Feb 18, 2016, 7:05 AM by Jid Webmaster

From 16 to 19 February the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB) has been represented in the "Nineteenth Annual Meeting of Directors of National Programs for Mine Action and advisers of the United Nations." Participating in the event Mr. Director General of the Secretariat of the IADB - Major Brigadeiro do Ar (Brazil) Mauricio Ribeiro Gonçalves, the Division Director for Humanitarian Demining (HD) of the IADB and the head of Inter-American Monitors Demining Group (GMI) in Colombia.

The participation of the IADB in the event in Geneva has provided important updates on programs and techniques of HD around the world, the challenges to eliminate the scourge of landmines in the world, as well as contacts and coordination with international organizations of HD and experts in the field.

All this effort from the IADB and other organizations surely contribute to the Western Hemisphere free of mines until 2021!