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The regional campaign LANDMINE FREE SOUTH CAUCASUS has released a series of educational cartoons on the consequences of landmines and explosive remnants of war in the South Caucasus.
The videos have been produced in five languages: Georgian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, English, and Russian.
The Georgian version can be viewed here.
The Armenian version can be viewed here.
In the framework of the regional campaign LANDMINE FREE SOUTH CAUCASUS, the Azerbaijani non-governmental -organisation “Azerbaijan Campaign to Ban Landmines”, held an event in the town of Horadiz in the Fizuli Region during which the humanitarian consequences of landmine contamination was emphasised. The Fizuli Region, as with other nearby regions of Azerbaijan such as Aghdam, is just starting to recover from the ravishes of decades of war.
To mark the 4 April International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, the regional campaign Landmine Free South Caucasus has released the following educational video about the consequences of landmines and explosive remnants of war in the South Caucasus.
You can watch the video on YouTube by clicking here.
The European Union's High Representative Josep Borrell and the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres have both released statements marking the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on Tuesday (4 April).
"On the occasion of the 4 April, marked across the globe as the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, Azerbaijan seeks to raise awareness about the challenges it faces with landmines in its territory," writes Vasif Huseynov in this op-ed for commonspace.eu. "Azerbaijan needs the engagement of the international community to encourage Armenia to hand over any relevant information they possess that would be helpful in the demining process.
"The International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on 4 April seeks to bring to the world’s attention the areas of the planet which, sometimes even decades after the end of the conflict and despite years of work already having been undertaken, still are affected by landmines and ERWs," writes Patrick Norén in this op-ed for commonspace.eu. Landmines will not "magically disappear of their own accord. They will not evaporate into thin air.