The government of Ecuador served as the host of the Americas Regional Mine Action Conference "One More Step Toward a Mine-Free Hemisphere" held in Quito, Ecuador, on August 12–13, 2004. The government of Canada and the Organization of American States Mine Action Program (AICMA, for its initials in Spanish) co-sponsored the conference, the fourth in a series of annual meetings convened in the region since 2001.
"Working Towards a Mine-Free Hemisphere,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 8
, Article 48.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol8/iss2/48