oa Arms Control : Africa - 2004 Nairobi Landmine Summit : measuring successes and facing challenges
When the movement to ban landmines was in its infancy, very few - including those who conceived it - ever expected the tremendous successes it has achieved. Before the launch of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) in late 1992, the impact of the proliferation of landmine use, around the world, was largely unknown. But the ICBL raised awareness, captured the public conscience and moved the world towards a resolution of the problem.
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