The Banning of Anti-Personnel Landmines: The Legal Contribution of the International Committee of the Red Cross


The International Committee of the Red Cross has played a key role in the effort to ban anti-personnel landmines. This book provides an overview of the work of the ICRC concerning landmines from 1955 through 1999. It contains International Committee of the Red Cross position papers, working papers, and speeches made by its representatives to the international meetings convened to address the mines issue, including the 1995SH96 Review Conference of the 1980 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons and the diplomatic meeting that adopted the Ottawa treaty banning anti-personnel mines.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Yves Sandoz
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, England
Publication year:
  • 2000


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