Mines, booby-traps and unexploded ordnance stop life from going back to normal after a war and prevent refugees from returning home. Germany supports mine and ordnance clearance around the world. Find out more below about the work of a deminer in Ukraine and why IS leaves mined towns in its wake.
“It is high time to close this major breach in our security” – Foreign Minister Maas has announced that more money will be made available to combat the illegal arms trade.
How a new initiative for improved small-arms control will make the Western Balkans safer.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of a great achievement in the fight against landmines: this year, the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (Ottawa Convention) turns 20.