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NCBL urged the government to join the CCM

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Oslo process, The Ban Landmines Campaign Nepal sent letters to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Right, the Honorable Omsari Gharti, the Hon. minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Prakash Sharan Mahat, the Hon. Minister of Defence, Bal Krishna Khand and the Hon. Minister of Peace […]

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Painting and photo exhibition:

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A three-day Painting and Photo exhibition was held at the Nepal Art Council Gallery in Kathmandu from 1-3 December 2016. The exhibition showcased the loss of lives and property due to the use of landmines and explosives, the existing activities on mine risk education, the demining of mines and the impact of improvised explosive devices […]

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Letter campaign

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Oslo process for banning cluster munitions, the Ban Landmines Campaign Nepal sent letters to the Speaker of House of Representatives Right, Honorable Omsari Gharti, Hon. minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Prakash Sharan Mahat, Hon. Minister of Defence Bal Krishna Khand and Hon. Minister of Peace and […]

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For immediate release: Ministers urged to join Ottawa Treaty

Kathmandu, 3 December 2016 – A delegation led by Purna Shova Chitrakar, coordinator of Ban Landmines Campaign Nepal (NCBL), called Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat and Minister for Peace and Reconstruction, Shanti Devi Yadav, at their respective ministries and urged them to sign the Ottawa Treaty also known as the Mine Ban […]

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6th Anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions Entry into Force

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August 1st marks the day that the Convention on Cluster Munitions treaty was entered into force. To date, there are 100 States parties and 19 signatories. The convention prohibits the use, production, transfer and stockpiling of cluster munitions. Cluster munitions are explosive weapons which contain many submunitions within. They are designed to cover a large […]

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Entry Into Force 17th Anniversary

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March 1st marked the 17th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty. Nepal has yet to sign the treaty, therefore March 1st marks an important day for advocating to government officials the importance of signing. The Mine Ban Treaty bans the use, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines, and enforces stockpile […]

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Why Nepal still needs advocacy and survivor assistance

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The Ban Landmines Campaign Nepal (NCBL) specializes in the area of advocacy; mine risk education and survivor assistance with psychological support, social and economic inclusions and advocating for legislation and policies changes with the Nepalese government. Since 1995 NCBL has held many support groups and training sessions that allow survivors to communicate with each other […]

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March 1st treaty-into-force event

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March 1st marks the treaty-into-force day of the Mine Ban Treaty (MBT). The MBT was a treaty of great importance in the movement to end the use of landmines worldwide. The treaty bans the use, production, and transfer of anti-personnel mines in addition to mandating stockpile destruction, mine field clearance, annual reporting, and victim assistance. […]

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What a year! A quick summary of 2014

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action!

Mine Risk Education This past year, NCBL collaborated with UNICEF Nepal in supporting the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction (MoPR) in carrying out Mine Risk Education orientation sessions. The purpose of these sessions was to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to lead Mine Risk Education (MRE) programs at the grassroots level (communities and […]

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People’s SAARC Regional Convergence 2014

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Let’s Talk about Disarmament and Peace Ban Landmines and Cluster Munitions in South Asia As the 18th Summit of the SAARC is right around the corner, many South Asian organizations gathered in Kathmandu on November 22-24, during the People’s SAARC Regional Convergence 2014 Forum. This year’s slogan, People’s Movements Uniting South Asia for Democracy, Social […]

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