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Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining in Iran

Location: Iran

Type: NGO

In January 2005, the GICHD signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the IRMAC. Though very little came of this initially, in 2012 Iran attended a study visit.

In 2013, Iran participated in the first workshop of the Persian-language Outreach Programme, in Tajikistan.

GICHD’s risk management activities saw a training course in insurance and liability in mine action and the legal aspects of mine action.

This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.