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landmine ban

Don Hubert

landmine ban

a case study in humanitarian advocacy

by Don Hubert

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Published by Thomas J. Watson Jr. Institute for International Studies in Providence, R.I .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementDon Hubert ; with a preface by S. Neil MacFarlane.
SeriesOccasional paper / Thomas J. Watson Jr. Institute for International Studies -- 42, Occasional paper (Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Institute for International Studies (Brown University)) -- 39.
ContributionsThomas J. Watson, Jr. Institute for International Studies (Brown University)
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 93 p. ;
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18511178M

Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security looks at accomplishments and setbacks in the crucial first decade of the Mine Ban Treaty. The first half of the book considers the implementation of the prohibitions and humanitarian assistance provisions of the treaty, as well as efforts to promote universal acceptance Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.   The arguments in favor of a limited use of mines are not strong enough to justify opposition to a ban. Twenty-four countries have called for an international ban.

  The announcement comes just days before more than signatory countries of the mine ban treaty meet in Cartegena, Colombia to review progress toward eradicating the threat of landmines in . Landmine definition, an explosive charge concealed just under the surface of the ground or of a roadway, designed to be detonated by pressure, proximity of a vehicle or person, etc. See more.

  Books. All Books. Book Reviews. Author Q&As. Land-mine casualties show signs of global decline The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) and the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC Author: Story Hinckley. Get this from a library! Negotiating minefields: the landmines ban in American politics. [Leon V Sigal] -- Against all odds, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines helped to enact a global treaty banning antipersonnel mines in For that signal achievement it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.


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Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy and Human Security is an important book for anyone interested in the ongoing work around the Mine Ban Treaty and the impact of the important model of government-civil society partnership not only on Treaty implementation but also on responding to other issues related to peace and human security.

Williams, Goose and Wareham have made a Manufacturer: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security looks at accomplishments and setbacks in the crucial first decade of the Mine Ban Treaty.

The first half of the book considers the implementation of the prohibitions and landmine ban book assistance provisions of the treaty, as well as efforts to promote universal acceptance of the treaty among governments and non Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Edited by Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams and two other long-time leaders of the mine ban movement, Stephen Goose and Mary Wareham, Banning Landmines features contributions by grassroots activists, diplomatic negotiators, mine survivors, arms experts, and landmine ban book rights defenders.5/5(1).

Edited by Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams and two other long-time leaders of the mine ban movement, Stephen Goose and Mary Wareham, Banning Landmines features contributions by grassroots activists, diplomatic negotiators, mine survivors, arms experts, and human rights defenders.

Daniela Tepe's book The Myth about Global Civil Society: Domestic Politics to Ban Landmines explores the campaign from the perspective of international relations theory. The book critically evaluates a range of current conceptualizations of ‘global civil society’, the nature of NGOs and the constraints and possibilities for NGO : Victoria Forbes Adam.

A wide range of excellent resources are available on the issue of landmines, the Mine Ban Treaty, and the ICBL itself. Make use of the advocacy tools for campaigners, including campaigning tools, multimedia resources, ICBL statements, partner resources, and the Landmine Monitor, to get up to date on the landmine issue, the lifesaving Mine Ban Treaty, and how to campaign for the successful.

SWATmine Landmine, A Professional Grade Fitness Training Equipment, Full Body Workout System for Enhanced Strength (Desert Tan) $ $ 86 $ $ $ shipping. First, NGOs initiated the landmine ban by placing it on the international arms control agenda, which gained intense media and public attention for the cause.

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines is a global network in some countries that works for a world free of antipersonnel landmines, where landmine survivors can lead fulfilling lives.

Problem. Antipersonnel mines are indiscriminate weapons that injure. Organized in the early s, the ICBL is a network of more than one thousand nongovernmental organizations worldwide, working for a global ban on landmines.

It was an important force behind the. In MarchBelgium became the first state to pass a domestic anti-personnel landmine ban.

In Decemberstates joined Belgium 5/5. The International Committee of the Red Cross has played a key role in the effort to ban anti-personnel landmines.

This book provides an overview of the work of the ICRC concerning landmines. The Anti-personnel Landmine Convention, or the Mine Ban Convention, addresses this scourge. It bans the stockpiling, transfer and use of anti-personnel landmines, requires countries to clear them.

The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, known informally as the Ottawa Treaty, the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or often simply the Mine Ban Treaty, aims at eliminating anti-personnel landmines (AP-mines) around the on: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

According to the ICBL, some 61 countries and areas around the world are contaminated by landmines and 32 states remain outside of the Mine Ban Treaty. The Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor Author: Suyin Haynes. They’re seen as an “inhumane” form of warfare since they’re designed to maim, not kill.

Unfortunately the leaders of my country were stupid enough to sign the agreement and ban anti-personnel mines while our potential enemy Russia did not. That re. The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), a coalition of nongovernmental organizations, won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to bring about the signing of the treaty.

According to UN figures, at the end of the 20th cent. there were more than million mines laid across the world, and about the same amount in national.

Against all odds, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines helped to enact a global treaty banning antipersonnel mines in For that achievement it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In this volume, Leon Sigal shows how a handful of NGOs with almost no mass base got more than countries to outlaw a weapon that their armies had long used.

Teaching Resources on Landmines. Landmines: Fallout of War A four-page A-4 fact sheet available from Church World Service Global Education Resources, PO BoxElkhart, Indiana USA (or for sale in Japan from Kip Cates); Peace is Not Enough by F. Yanase () available from Association to Aid Refugees,Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Tel:.

Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security looks at accomplishments and setbacks in the crucial first decade of the Mine Ban Treaty. The first half of the book considers the implementation of the prohibitions and humanitarian assistance provisions of the treaty, as well as efforts to promote universal acceptance of the treaty among governments and non-state.

A land mine is an explosive device concealed under or on the ground and designed to destroy or disable enemy targets, ranging from combatants to vehicles and tanks, as they pass over or near it.

Such a device is typically detonated automatically by way of pressure when a target steps on it or drives over it, although other detonation mechanisms are also sometimes used.Signing of the landmine treaty: The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution in calling for vigorous pursuit of negotiations on a ban treaty "as soon as landmine treaty, popularly known as "The Ottawa Treaty" was drawn up in bans the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel landmines.

Antipersonnel landmines are weapons that cannot discriminate between a civilian or a soldier. They are designed to be exploded by the presence, proximity, or contact of a person. The Mine Ban.