Engaging non-state actors in a landmine ban
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Engaging non-state actors in a landmine ban a pioneering conference : full conference proceedings, Geneva, 24th and 25th March 2000, International Conference Centre of Geneva, CICG, Geneva

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Published by Conference Organizers in Quezon City, Philippines .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Land mines (International law) -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-170).

Statementhosted by the Swiss Campaign to Ban Landmines ... [et al.].
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsSwiss Campaign to Ban Landmines.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKZ5645 .E54 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3739898M
LC Control Number2003410642

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Experience of engagement with armed non-state actors on the landmine ban may point the way to innovative approaches to preventing forced displacement and other abuses of human rights. Engaging armed non-state actors in mechanisms for protection Pauline Lacroix, Pascal Bongard and Chris Rush. Engaging armed non-State actors on the prohibition of recruiting and using children in hostilities children’s safeguards, Created in by members of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Geneva Call is a humanitarian non-governmental organization (NGO). Engaging Non-State Actors in a Landmine Ban: A Pioneering Conference. 24 to 25 March , Geneva Summary Report "NSAs must be engaged because NSAs are part of the landmine equation. They are part of the problem, and they are part of the solution. They may be perpetrators but. Experience of engagement with armed non-state actors on the landmine ban may point the way to innovative approaches to preventing forced displacement and other abuses of human rights. In many instances, armed nonstate actors (ANSAs) play a significant role generating forced displacement around the world; they are also responsible for many.

Engaging armed non-state actors on humanitarian norms: reflections on Geneva Call ’s experience As with states, a number of ANSAs are still reluctant to join the ban but, according to Landmine Monitor, + See ICBL, Landmine Monitor , pp. 12 Armed Non-State Actors and Landmines.   ‘Whereas the international community has a moral duty to seek commitments from all the parties involved in such conflicts, States and non-State actors, to ban the use of anti-personnel landmines, in order to achieve a truly universal ban on these inhumane weapons,’ [emphasis added]. See European Parliament resolution on measures to. that global norms such as the ban of anti-personnel mines, must also apply for NSAGs in order to achieve a mine-free world. Besides, empirical evidence shows that it is quite possible to bind non-state actors to humanitarian norms. One pioneering initiative in engaging NSAGs is Geneva Call, an NGO based in Geneva, Switzerland. Since , the. One of the chief efforts of members of the working group over the past year was a conference, "Engaging Non-State Actors in a Landmine Ban," held in March in .

Another issue with a landmine ban is that it is easily circumvented by state and non-state actors alike. Landmines are merely a convenient way of providing what can be rigged in many ways – an explosion triggered when movement occurs in a particular area. Without landmines being legally available, soldiers and fighters will improvise. Experience of engagement with armed non-state actors on the landmine ban may point the way to innovative approaches to preventing forced displacement and other abuses of human rights. In many instances, armed non-state actors (ANSAs) play a significant role generating forced displacement around the world; they are also responsible for many. 5 International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), Engaging Non-State Actors in a Landmine Ban: A Pio-neering Conference – Summary Proceedings, 3 States Approaches Many states have been reluctant to support initiatives that directly engage NSAG, fearing for.   A workshop on engaging Non-State Actors in a mine ban organized by Geneva Call was held from September in Nairobi. Contact: (replace with at sign) Korea - The Korean Campaign to Ban Landmines (KCBL) drafted legislation to present to the Korean Government, urging mine clearance and compensation for landmine survivors.