The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction is an international forum for discourse on issues related to post-conflict environments and explosive hazards clearance for the conventional weapons destruction (CWD) community including humanitarian mine action (HMA), and physical security and stockpile management (PSSM). The Journal is a platform to share new ideas, successes, and lessons learned, as well as a historical resource for the community of practice, presenting a chronological reflection on the developments within CWD.
The Journal is produced by the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery at James Madison University, and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.Click here to read The Journal on Issuu.com
Current Issue: Volume 27, Issue 1 (2023) The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction
Safer Stockpiles: Developing Regional PSSM Instructor Cadres
David Häfner and Joseph Farha
When a Safety Measure Becomes a Risk Accelerant: Removing the Option to Blast-in-Place When Clearing Explosive Remnants of War
Lieutenant Colonel Geir P. Novik
Mine Action and the Triple Nexus
Inspiring the Next Generation of Humanitarian Mine Action Researchers
Madison Tuohy, Eva Greenspan, Sofia Fasullo, Jasper Baur, Gabriel Steinberg, Linda Zheng, Alex Nikulin PhD, Garrett M. Clayton PhD, and Timothy de Smet PhD
IMAS Levels of EOD & IEDD Qualifications
The Bigger Picture: Considerations Toward the Sustainable Localization of Mine Action
Mark Wilkinson Ph.D., Albert Schevey, and Ahmed Al Zubaidi PhD
Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming in Mine Action: Where Are We in Colombia?
Salomé Valencia Aguirre MD, Angela Desantis PhD, Sandra Salas-Quijano, Sebastián Tovar Jaramillo, and Liliana Dulca-Amaya PhD