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Standards & Policy Documents 

US policy documents related to ERW 

International Mine Action Standards

United Nations Resources

International Law Links

Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Which May Be Deemed To Be Excessively Injurious Or To Have Indiscriminate Effects (CCW)

Convention on the Prohibition of Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Antipersonnel Mines and on their Destruction (Mine Ban Treaty)

Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

ICRC International Law Database

Mine Action News & Information Links


Department of State's Consular Information Sheets


Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining

Howstuffworks: How Landmines Work

International Campaign to Ban Landmines


State Department Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement "DipNote" 

Survey Action Center 

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research 

The CIA World Factbook

War Child International - Stop Landmines

Mine Action Technology Links


Canadian Centre for Mine Action Technologies 

U.S. Department of Defense Humanitarian Demining Research & Development

The Marshall Legacy Institute

Survivor Assistance Links

Handicap International 

The Cambodia Trust 

Save The Children