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Further authorizes [UN Mission], without impeding on its capacity to implement its priority tasks, to use its existing capacities to assist in implementing the following other tasks ... (b) Weapons and ammunition management – To assist [affected country’s authorities] with the removal and destruction of mines and other explosive devices and weapons and ammunition management;

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[op. 24] ... encourages Member States to share information, establish partnerships and develop national strategies and capabilities to counter IEDs; [op. 32] Welcomes the achievements to date in the implementation of the Mine Action Programme of [affected country], notably the ratification of Protocol V on Explosive Remnants of War to the 1980 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, and encourages [Government of affected country], with the support of the United Nations and all the relevant actors, to adopt an action plan for its effective implementation ...

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Encourages Member States, as appropriate, to strengthen cooperation and the exchange of good practices with civil society, the public and private sectors, including with representatives of industry in combating the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in ... improvised explosive devices, including awareness-raising;

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... encouraging Member States to prevent and disrupt procurement networks for [small arms and light weapons, military equipment, unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) and their components, and improvised explosive device (IED) components] between [armed groups] and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities, including through proposing relevant ... requests [to relevant Security Council sanctions Committee to list specific individuals / entities for the imposition of Security Council targeted sanctions],

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... welcoming efforts by member states to support [Government of affected country] and its partners in addressing the need to provide risk education, appropriate threat assessments, and conduct clearance of areas of [hazardous explosive devices], and encouraging Member States to increase their support for ongoing stabilization efforts,

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... encourages [donors and affected States], where appropriate, to further strengthen national capacities, to mitigate effectively the threat posed to civilians by landmines, explosive remnants of war, and improvised explosive devices

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[pp. 14] Recalling the continued efforts by Member States, as well as the United Nations system, relevant institutions, and other stakeholders, to provide the necessary information and technical, financial, and material assistance to locate, remove, mark, monitor, record and retain information on, clear, destroy or otherwise render ineffective minefields, mines, booby-traps, other devices including improvised explosive devices, and explosive remnants of war, in accordance with each State’s respective international legal obligations, and emphasizing the need to enhance coordination and information-sharing with the relevant stake holders, on a voluntary basis, [op. 2] Calls on all parties to armed conflicts to end immediately and definitively any indiscriminate use of explosive devices in violation of international humanitarian law; [op. 3] Urges parties to armed conflicts to protect civilian populations, including children, from the threats posed by landmines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices and, in this regard, encourages the international community to advocate and support efforts to clear these devices, to provide risk education, and to conduct risk reduction activities, as well as to provide assistance for the care, rehabilitation, and economic and social reintegration of victims and persons with disabilities; [op. 4] Stresses the importance of ensuring, where appropriate, that peacekeeping operations, are equipped, informed, and trained to reduce the threat posed by landmines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices; [op. 5] Calls upon Member States to comply with their respective international obligations related to mine action;

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Decides that the mandate of [UN-regional Mission] will include the following tasks: (a) Protection of civilians, facilitation of humanitarian assistance and the safety and security of humanitarian personnel: ... (vi) To provide technical mine-action advice and coordination and demining capacity in support of national institutions; ...

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Recalling that in [Security Council resolution] the Council underscored that no party in [affected country] should use, develop, produce, acquire, stockpile, retain or transfer chemical weapons and decided that member States shall inform immediately the Security Council of any violations of [Security Council resolution] including acquisitions by non -State actors of chemical weapons, their means of delivery and related materials in order to take necessary measures therefore,

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... encourages [Government of affected country], with the support of the United Nations and all the relevant actors, to continue its efforts towards the removal and destruction of anti-personnel landmines, anti-tank landmines and explosive remnants of war in order to reduce the threats posed to human life and peace and security in the country, expresses the need to provide assistance for the care, rehabilitation, and economic and social reintegration of victims, including persons with disabilities and calls on [Government of affected country], with support of [UN Mission], UNMAS and relevant actors, to strengthen mine risk education programmes in order to reduce the risks posed to civilians, in particular to children, by anti-personnel landmines, anti-tank mines, IEDs and explosive remnants of war;

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Urges States to consider ratifying or acceding to the Arms Trade Treaty as soon as possible and encourages States, intergovernmental, regional and subregional organizations that are in a position to do so to render assistance in capacity-building to enable States Parties to fulfil and implement the Treaty’s obligations

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Demands that the Government of [affected country] and the Government of [affected country] continue to facilitate the deployment of the United Nations Mine Action Service to ensure ... the identification and clearance of mines in [affected area] ...

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Decides that the mandate of [UN Mission] shall focus on the following priority tasks: (c) Support to the re-establishment of State authority throughout the country, the rebuilding of the [national] security sector, the promotion and protection of human rights and the support for humanitarian assistance ... (iii) To assist the [national] authorities, through training and other support, for the removal and destruction of mines and other explosive devices and weapons and ammunition management

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Urges relevant United Nations entities to continue to take concrete steps to reduce the impact of mines, unexploded ordnance and cluster munition and explosive remnants of war on children by prioritizing mine clearance, risk education and risk reduction activities

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Calls for continued national efforts to address the threat posed by all weapons, including explosive weapons and small arms and light weapons, to stability and security in [affected country], including inter alia through ensuring the safe and effective management, storage and security of their stockpiles of small arms and light weapons and explosive weapons, and the collection and/or destruction of explosive remnants of war and surplus, seized, unmarked, or illicitly held weapons and ammunition, and further stresses the importance of incorporating such elements into security sector reform

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Notes, in this regard, that multidimensional peacekeeping missions may be mandated by the Security Council, inter-alia, to: (d) Provide for rapid response in mine action as well as advisory services and training tailored to needs of national authorities, upon request, with a view to enabling risk reduction, victim assistance, demining and stockpile management and disposal;

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Noting the ratification of the Convention on Cluster Munitions by [the affected country],

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[C]alls on parties to armed conflict to take all feasible precautions to protect the civilian population, including children, from the effects of landmines and other explosive remnants of war, and in this regard, encourages the international community to support country efforts in clearing landmines and other explosive remnants of war and to provide assistance for the care, rehabilitation and economic and social reintegration of victims, including persons with disabilities.

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Welcomes the continued contribution of [the peacekeeping mission] to operational de-mining ..., encourages further assistance in mine action by the United Nations to [the affected State] in support of both the continued development of its national mine action capacity and emergency de-mining activities ..., commends donor countries for supporting these efforts through financial and in-kind contributions and encourages further international contributions, takes note of the communication to [the affected State] and [the peacekeeping mission] of maps and information on the location of mines and stresses the necessity to provide [the affected State] and [the peacekeeping mission] with any additional maps and records on the location of mines.

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