Vietnam attends US conference on war aftermath settlement Society

Vietnam attends US conference on war aftermath settlement

A delegation from the Office of the Standing Agency of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences head by Colonel Le Dinh Vu attended a conference on war consequences and peace held by the US Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington D.C. on October 11-12.
KOICA and central provinces renewed cooperation in mine action and rural development Society

KOICA and central provinces renewed cooperation in mine action and rural development

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on March 17 signed joint agreement with the People's Committees of Thua Thien – Hue, Quang Ngai, and Binh Dinh provinces on the Korea – Vietnam Peace Village Project (KVPVP) to protect people from the multiple risks of unexploded ordnance (UXO), climate and health, and ensure their safe livelihood.
Vietnam to push ahead with mine action: PM Society

Vietnam to push ahead with mine action: PM

Vietnam will push ahead with the settlement of wartime unexploded ordnance (UXO) consequences and also expects continued assistance from international partners in this work, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told a conference in Hanoi on February 17.
Vietnam-chaired UNSC debate on mine action highly appreciated World

Vietnam-chaired UNSC debate on mine action highly appreciated

The UN Security Council (UNSC) open debate on “Mine action and sustaining peace: Stronger partnerships for better delivery”, held on April 8 under the chair of Vietnam – Council President for April, has been highly valued by the international community.
UNSC debate urges int’l cooperation in mine action World

UNSC debate urges int’l cooperation in mine action

Vietnam, as the rotating President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for April, held a ministerial open debate on April 8, focusing on “Mine action and sustaining peace: Stronger partnerships for better delivery”.
545 mln USD spent on bomb and mine detection, clearance over last decade Society

545 mln USD spent on bomb and mine detection, clearance over last decade

Vietnam spent a total of 12.6 trillion VND (545 million USD) on bomb and mine detection and clearance during the 2010-2020 period, the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemicals revealed at its conference in Hanoi on January 8.
Ca Mau workshop reviews communications on risks from UXO Society

Ca Mau workshop reviews communications on risks from UXO

The Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) together with the People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau held a workshop on December 24 to review communications on the risks of accidents caused by unexploded ordnance (UXO).
Quang Tri: 150 UXO pieces defused Environment

Quang Tri: 150 UXO pieces defused

The UK’s Mines Advisory Group (MAG) operating in the central province of Quang Tri said on December 10 that it had discovered and defused 150 pieces of unexploded ordnance (UXO).
Quang Tri: 227-kilo bomb safely handled Society

Quang Tri: 227-kilo bomb safely handled

A mobile bomb and mine clearance team from PeaceTrees Vietnam safely handled a 227 kg bomb left over from the war in Luong Le village, Tan Hop commune, in Huong Hoa district, central Quang Tri province.
Vietnam-US ties tackling UXO in Quang Tri Society

Vietnam-US ties tackling UXO in Quang Tri

US support for the war-torn central province of Quang Tri in settling the aftermath of war is substantial and the cooperation between the two is viewed by many international experts as a model for the region and the world, an insider has said.
Foreign NGOs join hands to help Quang Binh clear UXO Society

Foreign NGOs join hands to help Quang Binh clear UXO

Three foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are carrying out projects in Quang Binh to help the central province, which is heavily polluted with unexploded ordnance (UXO), detect and clear cluster munitions and other explosives from now to 2022.