Tuvalu signs Ottawa Convention on de-mining, 1st nation since 2007

23rd September 2011, Comments 0 comments

GenevaLunch.com GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The island nation of Tuvalu 22 September became the 157th nation to sign the Ottawa Convention, also known as the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention. It is the first new country to adhere to the convention since 2007, and its accession brings “near universal acceptance of this landmark treaty in the Pacific”, the [...]

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