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.
Vietnam-US joint efforts help with UXO clearance in Quang Tri Society

Vietnam-US joint efforts help with UXO clearance in Quang Tri

Vietnam and the US have been working together for a number of decades already to clear away unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war, which has proven to be fruitful, especially in central Quang Tri province - the area in Vietnam most contaminated by UXO.
Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims Society

Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims

More models on education, vocational training, employment and resettlement support, and community integration will be carried out in areas contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO) as part of efforts to create sustainable livelihoods for Vietnamese victims of bombs and mines.