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CMC: Professional Development Opportunity – Youth Apprenticeship Program

Posted: Aug 8, 2011

Mines Action Canada (MAC) is now accepting applications for the Youth Apprenticeship Program at the 2MSP in Beirut, Lebanon from September 12 to 16 and at the 11MSP in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from November 26 to December 2 2011. Successful applicants have the opportunity of travelling to either Lebanon or Cambodia depending on which apprenticeship […]

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Lao News Agency: Laos needs much funding for UXO clearance

Posted: Aug 2, 2011

Laos needs much funding for UXO clearance 29/7/2011 (KPL) – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs said last week that the government attached much attention to UXO clearance in the country and needed vast funding for clearing the unexploded ordnance (UXOs) Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith told a press conference held to mark the 1st […]

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August 1: Join the Team!

Posted: Jul 28, 2011

Join Legacies of War in celebrating the first anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions, which became international law one year ago today on August 1, 2010. Some History The Convention on Cluster Munitions is a groundbreaking agreement between 109 states to prohibit the use, production and stockpiling of cluster bombs. It was adopted on […]

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CNN: U.S. cluster munitions haunt Southeast Asia

Posted: Jul 28, 2011

U.S. cluster munitions haunt Southeast Asia By Elise Labott, CNN This weekend in Bali, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced a series of programs for Southeast Asia’s poorest countries as part the U.S. Lower Mekong Initiative. The initiative aims to help countries along the Mekong River – Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam – by improving […]

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Roll Call: Richardier and MacNairn: U.S. Should Take the Final Step to Ban Land Mines

Posted: Jul 27, 2011

Although not as prevalent as cluster munitions in Laos, deadly landmines are of great harm to our neighbors in Cambodia and in Burma – where these internationally banned and stigmatized weapons are still being used!

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July 2011 Newsletter – Secretary Clinton, More Casualties, and How You Can Help

Posted: Jul 18, 2011

Secretary Clinton has been asked to commit to substantially increasing U.S. funding, UXO causalities in May and June, Lao Cuisine Fundraiser, and the Mines Advisory Group.

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MAG: Spring 2011 Newsletter

Posted: Jul 14, 2011

MAG’s Spring 2011 Newsletter – In-Depth Look at Laos Hello Reader, Attached you will find our Spring 2011 Newsletter. This edition of the newsletter is focused on Laos, which has the heart-breaking distinction of being the most bombed country, per capita, in the world. This newsletter will provide you a history of this country and […]

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RFA: Legacies Press Release

Posted: Jul 14, 2011

Bounchanh Mouangkham, the Deputy Director of RFA (Radio Free Asia) Lao Service, summarized the Legacies of War Press Release urging Secretary Clinton to visit Laos and increase funding for unexploded bomb removal. Click to listen to the audio broadcast under 2011/07/09 – 07:00 Click to listen from our website

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