International Mine Awareness Day

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2020 Date4 April 2020
2021 Date4 April 2021
International Mine Awareness Day

International Mine Awareness Day History

International Mine Awareness Day was declared by the United Nations General Assembly on 2005. This observance calls the attention for potential mines and explosives that remained in land after the end of wars. These objects can cause massive destruction and harm a significant amount of civilians. The United Nations Mine Action Service has been working towards avoiding tragedies and helping the ones affected by explosives for over 20 years. The observance occurs every year on April 4th.

International Mine Awareness Day Facts & Quotes

  • The 2019 Theme is "United Nations Promotes SDGs – Safe Ground – Safe Home"
  • On this International Day for Mine Awareness, let us reaffirm our commitment to eradicating the horrendous damage caused by landmines and assisting those who have been harmed by their use. —— UN Secretary-General António Guterres

International Mine Awareness Day - References and Related Sites

UN:International Mine Awareness Day

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