The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs is one of 14 U.N. bodies or programs that carries out mine action work. UNODA’s work focuses on advising the U.N. Secretary-General’s efforts to fulfill obligations to the Ottawa Convention and the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons. This article outlines UNODA’s goals, partnerships and recent progress with disarmament efforts, particularly concerning the nonproliferation of SA/LW around the world.



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