Belgian Government To Allocate EUR 1M For Mine Action Project In Ukraine


(MENAFN- UkrinForm) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine has signed a financing agreement worth EUR 1 million with the government of Belgium for the implementation of the UNDP's Mine Action Project in Ukraine.

According to the UNDP website , this agreement will be implemented until December 31, 2025, Ukrinform reports.

“Belgium's contribution to the Mine Action Project will be pivotal in enhancing the safety and security of communities affected by explosive ordnance, supporting humanitarian mine action, and fostering a safer environment for economic and social development in Ukraine,” the UNDP said.

The UNDP Mine Action Project in Ukraine aims to reduce the threat and impact of landmines and explosive remnants of war through a range of activities, including survey and clearance operations, risk education, victim assistance, and advocacy for mine action. The project also focuses on capacity building for national authorities to enhance their ability to manage and coordinate mine action efforts effectively.

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The contributors to the UNDP Mine Action Project are the governments of Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, the Republic of Korea, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

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