ANAMA, UN Development Programme sign declaration of intent

ANAMA, UN Development Programme sign declaration of intent
# 30 May 2024 13:44 (UTC +04:00)

A declaration of intent was signed between the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) and the United Nations Development Programe at the opening day of the 3rd International Conference On Mine Action "Mitigating environmental impact of landmines: resource mobilization for safe and green future " held in the city of Zangilan on May 30, APA reports.

According to the information, the declaration of intent includes cooperation in the establishment of the Center of Excellence for Mining activities in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The document was signed by Vugar Suleymanov, Chairman of the Board of Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) and Alessandra Roccasalvo, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative a.i. in Azerbaijan.

The center will provide training and capacity building, certification and knowledge transfer at the national, regional and international levels in the field of mine action, as well as, will promote research and innovation in mine action to develop the latest technologies and methodologies in humanitarian demining.

The establishment of the Center is an indicator of Azerbaijan's intention to increase its capabilities in combating mine threats and to contribute to global efforts for a mine-free world. This initiative reflects Azerbaijan's commitment to peace, security and sustainable development, regional and global cooperation in accordance with both national and international aspirations.

Fuad Sadigov

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