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.

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Current Issue: Volume 26, Issue 1 (2022) The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction



Explosive Weapons Use and the Environmental Consequences: Mapping Environmental Incidents in Ukraine
Linsey Cottrell; Eoghan Darbyshire, PhD; and Kristin Holme Obrestad


Gender and Operational Efficiency
Raphaela Lark, David Hewitson, and Dominic Wolsey


Mapping Unexploded Ordnance in Syria: Harnessing the Power of Open-Source
Hampton Stall, Jennifer Hudson, Evan Leendertse, Hari Prasad, Chris McNaboe, Rana Shabb, and Jonathan Robinson

Photo of bombed out buildings in Ukraine with the Ukraine flag flying in the middle of the image