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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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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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Ban Landmines Campaign Nepal (NCBL) Celebrates International Day of Mine Awareness & Assistance in Mine Action

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April 3-4, 2013 Ban Landmines Campaign Nepal (NCBL), the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction, and the Mine Action Joint Working group hosted a series of events for the 8th International Day of Mine Awareness & Assistance in Mine Action. On April 3rd, survivors from 25 districts attended a full day Orientation which included risk education and a […]

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101st International Women’s Day

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NCBL, on the ocassion of the 101st International Women’s Day (8th March 2012), organized a symposium on “Women, Security and Peace”. The symposium was organized under the campaign “Lend Your Leg for Banning Indiscriminate Weapons”. This month long campaign will end on 4th April 2012. On the ocassion, chief guest and former minister Mrs. Urmila […]

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“Lend Your Leg” for a mine free peaceful world

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Ban Landmine Campaign Nepal will start its lend your leg campaign from 1st March 2012. The campaign will end on the international mine awareness day on 4th April.

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Winning Paintings: Paintings for Universalization of the Conventions and Protection of the Rights of Civilians

Ban Landmines Campaign Nepal (NCBL) would like to share with everyone the winning paintings from its “Paintings for Universalization of the Conventions and Protection of the Rights of Civilians” competition. The following three paintings were selected in December 2010 in honor of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd.

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NCBL releases latest Mine Action Newsletter — 26 May 2011

NCBL has released its latest Mine Action Newsletter, providing an update on NCBL activities over the past quarter and information on girl child education, mine risk education, and victim assistance. Please click here to view the newsletter.

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Response to the journalists by Purna Shova Chitrakar on Mine Action Day

As a former speaker said, landmines and IEDs are technically different. To collect data on the use of IEDs by Maoist, the NCBL met with commanders, leaders, and district level cadres. We came to realize that these actors do not know how many IEDs they produced, how many were used, or how many locations the […]

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Refresher Training on MRE to 90 focal points from 45 districts

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NCBL organized 3 regional level two-day refresher trainings and train least 90 MRE focal points from 45 districts (at least two focal points per districts). Some of the expected participants could not participate due to road blockade and problem of communication. In the training the topics Technical terminology, Technical aspects of mines and IEDs, Analysis […]

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Youth involved in MRE programs

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NCBL has done Risk education in three methods. Firstly, educating the youth and teaching in schools using games. In this, mine risk education was conducted in ten schools in Kathmandu. We encouraged them to teach in villages when they returned home in their holidays. Secondly, Risk education was conducted by integrating Risk Education with Victim […]

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