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  • Sri Lanka decides to join Mine Ban Treaty

    2016-03-02 23:46:272016-03-15 23:47:122016-03-15 23:47:12
    On 2 March 2016 Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva H.E. Ravinatha Pandukabhaya Aryasinha announced that the Sri Lankan cabinet of ministers has approved accession to the Mine Ban Treaty. The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) congratulates Sri Lanka and looks forward to welcoming Sri Lanka as the 163rd State Party to the Mine Ban Treaty soon. Sri Lanka has ...
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  • Workshop Resource Mobilization For Mine Action-2016

    2016-01-25 22:46:412016-03-15 23:42:502016-03-15 22:52:58
    The National Mine Action Centre (NMAC) and the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) conducted a four-day workshop on ‘Resource Mobilization for Mine Action’ From 26th to 29th January 2016 at Renuka City Hotel, 328, Galle Road, Colombo 3 The purpose of this workshop was to present good practices, discuss key principles of resource mobilization and the situation of...
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  • Sri Lanka National Mine Action Center (NMAC) Resource Mobilization Action Plan Highlights

    2016-01-00 00:00:002016-03-15 23:30:052016-03-15 22:56:28
    The Resource Mobilization Action Plan developed a four-day workshop organized jointly by the Sri Lanka National Mine Action Centre (NMAC) and the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) focused on three core areas of 1) coordination, 2) communication and 3) NMAC resources/ capacity and covered the national strategic objectives from the new strategic plan. The workshop was ...
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  • Mid- Year Progress Review Meeting on Mine Action -2013

    2015-11-24 13:09:452015-11-24 13:10:122015-11-24 13:10:12
    The Mid- Year Progress Review Meeting on Mine Action will be held on 05 September 2013 at 10.00 a. m  at the Conference Hall Ministry of Economic Development , 464 A , T.B Jaya Mawatha, Colombo 10. The meeting has been organized by the National Mine Action Centre (NMAC), Ministry of Economic Development to review the progress of the Mine Action programme throughout the year 2013 of the prog...
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  • Two day online workshop on IMSMA i-Report

    2015-11-24 13:01:082015-11-24 13:09:322015-11-24 13:09:32
    Two day online workshop has been organized by NMAC with the assistance of GICHD to train IMSMA i- report tool. The programme will be held on 09 & 10 July 2013 at the NMAC. Sri Lanka Army will be participating  . Ms. Elisabeth, IMSMA software developer from GICHD conducted the session online.
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  • Three- Day Online workshop on IMSMA NG

    2015-11-24 12:58:202015-11-24 12:58:592015-11-24 12:58:59
    Three-day online workshop was organized by NMAC with the assistance of GICHD to resolve the current issues on IMSMA NG. The programme was held on 23, 24 and 25 October 2012 at the NMAC at which four RMAO staff participated. Ms. Lawal Jonson, IMSMA software developer from GICHD conducted the session online. During the online sessions the following issues were overcome. - Import and Export Issue...
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  • Experience Exchange Visit for Iraqi Kurdistan Mine Action Agency (IKMAA)

    2015-11-24 12:57:202015-11-24 12:58:082015-11-24 12:57:53
    A delegation of the Iraqi Mine Action Agency led by the head of MRE unit comprising MRE specialist of IKMAA and representatives of handicap International established in Iraq with the aim of focusing on Community Based Mine Risk Education (CBMRE), rehabilitation and capacity building of local organization visited Sri Lanka during the time period from 19th to 23rd November 2012. The main objec...
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  • The Quality Workshop on Application of Mechanically Rake Machines

    2015-11-24 12:32:532015-11-24 12:35:212015-11-24 12:34:38
    The quality workshop on Application of Mechanically Rake Machines will be held on 18th July 2012 in Mullaitivu which is organized by Regional Mine Action Office Vavuniya. Mine Action Agencies and other related Organization will be participated and shared their knowledge on this event. During the workshop flowing topics will be explored by Brainstorming with National Standards on On-Site M...
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  • Mine Action Achievement – A success Story

    2015-11-24 12:24:422016-05-30 03:10:042015-11-24 12:21:38
    Hon. Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development officially launched the Sri Lanka National Mine Action Programme website during an event to commemorate the “International day for Mine Awareness and Assistance to Mine Action” with the theme “Mine Action Achievement – A success Story” organized by the Sri Lanka National Mine Action Centre (NMAC) which functions under the auspicio...
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  • Mine Clearance Could Take 10 Years or More

    2015-11-24 12:22:332015-11-24 12:36:162015-11-24 12:28:08
    COLOMBO, 6 February 2012 (IRIN) - Landmine clearance in Sri Lanka's conflict-affected north could take more than a decade, experts say. "It is expected to take [in] excess of 10 years to fully mitigate all remaining contamination in Sri Lanka," the Mine Action Project of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka told IRIN, citing a lack of resources coupled with the difficult natu...
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  • Rs 70 m Japanese Grant for Northern Demining

    2015-11-24 12:15:202015-11-24 12:30:512015-11-24 12:16:48
    The Japanese government has extended an additional grant of Rs. 70 million for demining in the North through Delvon Assistance for Social Harmony Sri Lanka (DASH),a Sri Lankan Mine Action NGO,to expedite the efforts of the Sri Lankan government to achieve a mine-free Sri Lanka, More --> www.dailynews.lk/2011/11/01/sec03.asp
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  • Vicious Killer

    2015-11-24 12:11:162015-11-24 12:15:052015-11-24 12:11:32
    SRI LANKA'S protracted internal conflict, which lasted for three decades, ended in May 2009, but landmines and other explosive remnants of war (ERW) continue to kill or injure both people and animals. The country is now struggling to unearth an estimated 1.3 million landmines. More..
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  • Workshop on Mine Action Strategic Planning and Prioritization

    2015-06-09 00:00:002016-03-15 23:39:212016-03-15 23:32:56
    Workshop on Mine Action Strategic Planning and Prioritization Organized by the National Mine Action Centre (NMAC), Ministry of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation,  Resettlement, and Hindu Religious Affairs in Collaboration with Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD). The National Mine Action Centre of this Ministry organized a workshop on Mine Action Strategic Planning...
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