The role of non-state actors in mine action is an important and complicated issue to consider. While the United Nations does not recognize NSAs as official representatives of countries or governments, NSAs can still play an active part in reducing landmine and weapons proliferation around the globe. This article discusses the complications surrounding NSAs and the efforts being taken to include them in mine-action discussions.
"Non-state Actors and Mine Action: Complications and Solutions,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 14
, Article 13.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol14/iss2/13