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Banning and Clearing Land Mines: Managing a Humanitarian Crisis

The Second Program in the free public dialogue series presented by the Midcoast Outreach and Peace Center (MOPC) as part of its Humanitarian Crises and Challenges series of programs 
The Midcoast Outreach and Peace Center will present the second program in the Public Dialogue Series on Humanitarian Crises and Challenges entitled “Banning and Clearing Land Mines: Managing a Humanitarian Crisis” Prominent humanitarian worker and land mine specialist Bob Eaton will speak about his work with governments and communities striving to clear mines as a critical part of rebuilding war torn communities. Eaton was a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for its role in creating the International Mine Ban Treaty.
He will be accompanied by Martin Barber, a senior United Nations official with extensive experience in humanitarian affairs and peace operations.  Martin directed the United Nations Mine Action Service and was Chief…