A round table meeting on the theme "Contextual Challenges to efforts to eliminate the scourge of landmines and unexploded ordinance in the South Caucasus" was held in Baku on 8 April as part of the region wide campaign LANDMINE FREE SOUTH CAUCASUS taking place from 4-10 April. The event was organised by the Caucasus Policy Analysis Centre and LINKS (Dialogue, Analysis and Research)
Government officials, diplomats representatives of international and local civil society organisations and experts participated and spoke at the meeting. The event was opened by the Head of European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Kestutis Jankauskas, and keynote remarks were made by the Director of LINKS (DAR) , Dr Dennis Sammut.
photo Speakers at the roundtable meeting held in Baku on 8 April 2019.
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