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GICHD in Algeria

Location: Algeria

Type: NGO

GICHD partnered with Algeria, as part of their Arabic-language Outreach Programme for mine action, to conduct their third annual conference on ‘Management of Residual Contamination’ in 2014.

The conference focused on developing national capacities and addressing residual contamination. At the conference the Algerian authorities on mine action provided lectures and updates on their efforts with dealing with landmines and ERW.

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.