International Guidelines for Landmine and
Unexploded Ordnance Awareness Education

The Office of Emergency Programmes, UNICEF, New York undertook the task of developing the following International Guidelines in order to promote the effective planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of mine awareness programmes. It is to be hoped that these Guidelines, with the collective experience of individuals with recognised expertise, can serve as a reliable point of reference for people involved in mine awareness programmes.

Section Three on Programme Planning contained in the International Guidelines owes much to the paper on materials, media and messages written for Rädda Barnen (Swedish Save the Children) by Tim Grant.

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Table of Contents

Foreword…i
Introduction ...ii
International Guidelines for Landmine and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Awareness Education: Summary... iv
International Guidelines for Landmine and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Awareness Education:-

Glossary... 43
Resources... 45


Acknowledgements:

The United Nations would like to thank the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for their generous support towards the preparation of the International Guidelines on Landmine and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Awareness Education. We would like to acknowledge the assistance provided by the following in the development of these Guidelines:

Hanoch Barlevi, Project Officer, United Nations Children’s Fund, Luanda, Angola
Amanda Bissex, Assistant Project Officer, United Nations Children’s Fund, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Balthazar Da Cruz Filimone, Programme Manager, Mine Risk Education, Maputo, Mozambique
Tehnaz J. Dastoor, UNICEF Focal Point, Landmines, United Nations Children’s Fund, New York, USA
Flavio Del Ponte, Senior Medical Advisor, Swiss Humanitarian Relief Unit, Bern, Switzerland
Eric Filippino, Head of Sector, Mine Awareness, International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland
Argentino Gonçalves, Director, Group of Support for Children, Huambo, Angola
Tim Grant, Mine Awareness Expert, White Gum Valley, Australia
Clare Hanbury, Consultant, Child-to-Child Trust, London, UK
Michael Hands, Mine Awareness Project Manager, Norwegian People’s Aid, Western Sahara
Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic, Project Leader, Mine Awareness, Zagreb, Croatia
Stuart Maslen, Humanitarian Lawyer, Copponex, France
Christina Nelke, Programme Manager, Rädda Barnen, Yemen
Khamphab Ouandala, Community Awareness Officer, UXO LAO, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Gloria Sagarra, Senior Technical Programme Coordinator and Focal Point for Landmines, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, Switzerland
Thongdeng Singthirath, DNPD, UXO Lao, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Aparna Swaminathan, Research Associate, CIET International, Ottawa, Canada
Peter Szerb, Mine Awareness Coordinator, Handicap International, Lyon, France
Casper Van Zijl, Humanitarian Affairs Officer, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Bujumbura, Burundi
Eveline Viehboeck, Associate Expert, United Nations Mine Action Service, New York, USA


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necessarily represent the views of the above individuals or organisations.

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