After the success of short term mine action interventions in Kuwait and Kosovo, there has been discussion about the value of the United Nations building national mine action capacity in the countries it supports, rather than implementing a more direct, hands-on strategy. While there is obviously no way of dictating a one-size-fits-all policy, this article will show that the concept of building national capacity remains a vital one and one that has a proven successful track record.
"Building National Mine Action Capacity: It is No Myth,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 6
, Article 10.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol6/iss1/10