The 7th edition of the Mine Action Technology Workshop, a biennial event organized by the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD), took place from 7–8 November 2019 in Basel, Switzerland. Titled Remote Sensing and Robotics in Mine Action, the workshop welcomed 165 participants from forty-nine countries, representing eight-five organizations.1 It offered a platform to discuss and share ideas and experiences that promote the efficient use of innovation and technology in humanitarian mine action (HMA). This unique event is aimed at bringing together mine action professionals, manufacturers, national authorities, operators, and representatives from the United Nations as well as other international organizations. It focuses on the vital role technological innovation plays in increasing efficiency and effectiveness in emergency response, humanitarian aid, and development.
Khanyan, Arsen and Cruz, Inna
"Seventh Mine Action Technology Workshop: A Space for Innovation,"
The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 24
, Article 10.
Available at: https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol24/iss1/10