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December 14: Continuous and alarming annual increase in the number of new casualties over the last three years, reversing a 15-year decline.

Landmine Monitor 2017 report

December 11 2017: The World Health Organization and Handicap International draw attention to the needs of people inside Syria living with injuries and disabilities

Joint statement WHO/HI on Syria

December 1 2017: Canada's landmark mine treaty 'under threat'

20 years of the historic Ottawa Mine Ban Treaty

October 13: Handicap International deploys backup team (Bangladesh)

October 5: Civilians forcibly displaced multiple times face a long and arduous journey

Handicap International report on bombing in Syria

September 29th: Handicap International condemns the recent use of antipersonnel mines in Myanmar 

September 18th: Fight against threat from anti-personnel mines continues 20 years after adoption of Ottawa Treaty 

August 15th: Neymar Jr. becomes Handicap International’s ambassador

June 13th: Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP)

Canada endorses the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action.

May 18th: Jean-Baptiste Richardier, Co-founder of Handicap International, is visiting Montreal

Jean-Baptiste Richardier, co-founder of Handicap International and administrator of the Humanitarian Alternatives magazine, will be visiting Montreal on the occasion of the Saint-Laurent Forum.

April 4th: International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Casualties of mines and explosive remnants of war jump record 75% in one year.


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