From September 15- 17, 1999, victim assistance experts met in Geneva to provide input to the Standing Committee of Experts on Victim Assistance (VA), Socioeconomic Reintegration and Mine Awareness; one of several committees called into being as a result of meetings in Maputo dealing with mine action aspects of the Ottawa Treaty. T he foll owing observations are made in the context of that meeting, which was hosted by the Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining.
"Gathering in Geneva,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 3
, Article 33.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol3/iss3/33