In addressing the landmine problem, the United Nations (UN) has taken the lead in coordinating the efforts of non-government organizations (NGOs) with those of their own forces. The Secretary-General assigned this responsibility to the UN’s Department of Humanitarian Affairs (DHA).
Ahearn, David M.
"United Nations Assumes the Lead in Demining,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 1
, Article 8.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol1/iss1/8