Focusing on women working in mine action in the world in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty [the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction], AAR Japan will hold a photo exhibition on “Women in Mine Action” at the Kensei Kinenkan, Tokyo.
|Our female staff lecturing women about the risks of mines with a poster of full-size images (Afghanistan, February 19th, 2014 )|
As a member organization of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) that received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997, AAR Japan has been implementing mine action activities in different countries and contributed to the formulation of the Treaty . Let this exhibition be your opportunity to consider how mine action has changed in 15 years and what is currently needed to achieve a world free from mines . Any one is welcomed at free of charge.
Photo Exhibition “Women in Mine Action – Commemorating the 15th Anniversary since the Mine Ban Treaty”
- Date: Wednesday 17th – Friday 19th December, 2014
- Time: 17th and 18th from 14:00 to 17:00, 19th from 9:30 to 17:00
- Location: Daiichi Kaigishitsu (the 1st Meeting Room) at Kensei Kinenkan
(1-1-1, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
- Access from nearby stations:
－7 minutes walk from the Exit no. 2 of the subway station “Kokkai Gijido Mae
－5 minutes walk from the Exit no. 2 of the subway station “Nagata cho”
- Admission Fee: Free (seating capacity of 100 people, please register in advance)
- Organized by: AAR Japan
- Supported by: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan / the Japanese Diet Member’s League for a total Ban on Landmines
- Assisted by: Salesforce.com Foundation / United Nations Information Centre, Tokyo