International Campaign to Ban Landmines

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The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) is a "network of more than 1,400 groups in over 90 countries, works locally, nationally and internationally to eradicate antipersonnel mines.

"The ICBL was launched in October 1992 by a group of six non-governmental organizations: Handicap International, Human Rights Watch, medico international, Mines Advisory Group, Physicians for Human Rights and Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation." [1]

"The ICBL website was first setup in May 1998 by Tim Grant and Kjell Knudsen. Hosting and assistance were provided by Norwegian People's Aid." [2]

"The campaign and its coordinator at the time, Jody Williams, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 in recognition of its achievements." [3]

  • Simona Beltrami - Beltrami joined the ICBL as Advocacy Director in 2006.
  • Sylvie Brigot - Brigot is the Executive Director of the ICBL. She was previously the Advocacy Director. [4]

Supporters

ICBL Ambassadors [5]

Contact

Web: http://www.icbl.org

Resources and articles

Related SourceWatch

References

  1. How did it all start?, International Campaign to Ban Landmines, accessed July 7, 2007.
  2. About, International Campaign to Ban Landmines, accessed July 7, 2007.
  3. What is the ICBL?, International Campaign to Ban Landmines, accessed July 7, 2007.
  4. 7 MSP interview opportunities, International Campaign to Ban Landmines, accessed July 18, 2007.
  5. ICBL Ambassadors, International Campaign to Ban Landmines, accessed July 7, 2007.