Josh Hunter: MAG's Action in the DRC

Posted by MAG | July 22, 2015

Josh Hunter, MAG America's Grants Coordinator, traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo in April for his field induction. This travelog reflects some of his experiences in this country, where 87% of the people are below the poverty line, MAG America helped 50,991 men, women and children in the first six months of 2015.

Pat Patierno: My Journey at MAG

Posted by MAG | June 25, 2015

Donald "Pat" Patierno, MAG America's Board President, is stepping down from that role on June 30, after two decades of commitment to humanitarian mine action.

Thank you, Pat, for all that you have done for MAG America, and to raise awareness of mine action, and the pressing need to use all resources in our power to build a minefree world.

Weapons Destruction Challenges In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

Posted by MAG | June 24, 2015

Dennis Hadrick from the US Department of State’s Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement reports from the DRC on the partnerships helping to increase civilian security and reduce fear.

Michael Moore: Mine risk education should be a life-long study

Posted by MAG | May 27, 2015

Michael Moore launched the Landmines in Africa blog in 2011 to provide a resource for mine action information on the Continent. Previously he spent five years working for Landmine Survivors Network as an administration and program officer. He currently works for PATH as the operations manager for their HIV/TB program. Visit his blog, Landmines in Africa, to learn more.

Success Through Partnership: State Department Undersecretary Visits Vietnam

Posted by MAG | March 16, 2015

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller visits Quang Tri Province, Vietnam. “It’s important to remember how important it is to get rid of the results of war as fast as we can.”