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Toward a Landmine-Free World

Expand Canadian Foreign Minister Lloyd Axworthy, sitting, looks toward Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams, far left, after signing the Mine Ban Treaty in Ottawa on December 3, 1997. © 2019 AP Photo/Tom Hanson Today the Fourth Review Conference of the international Mine Ban Treaty opens in Oslo, Norway. A total of 164 states have joined the treaty, committing to cease production, use, and transfer of antipersonnel mines, to destroy their stockpiles, clear mine-affected areas, and assist mine survivors.   It is worth celebrating the significant steps states have taken over the past 20…

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