The ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) is pleased to announce its joint collaboration with the Geneva International Center for Human Demining (GICHD) to conduct a study/research on gender equality and empowerment in mine action in the ASEAN region, more specifically a study on the mine action sector’s approach towards the monitoring and reporting of the gendered impact of land release conducted in the region with country case studies.
ARMAC is honored to have the honorable presence of H.E. Mr. Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia at the hybrid event for the inaugural launch of the Friends of the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) or FoA hosted by the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam in Cambodia on 23 September 2021.
ARMAC received financial support from the Embassy of Viet Nam in Cambodia, MB Bank Plc., and M.G.N. Emperor Bank during an in-person meeting between ARMAC staff and Vietnamese representatives on 31 August 2021.
19 August 2021: ARMAC is thankful to the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) for involving us in the TWG process, a synergy contributing to a successful implementation of the Cambodia’s NMAS 2018-2025 as it looks forward to reporting its progress and strategy going forward to members of the APMBC at the upcoming 19MSP later this year in the Netherlands.
ARMAC signed an agreement on Co-Implementation of the project “Enhance Victim Assistance Programme in the ASEAN Member States” with Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), 19 August 2021
On 27 July 2021, the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) convened its 16th Meeting of the Steering Committee
Discussion Meeting Between ARMAC and JICA, 21 July 2021
ARMAC Team Pays Courtesy Call to Ambassador of Lao PDR in Phnom Penh, 14 July 2021
Government of Indonesia calls for coherent mine action support through mainstreaming SDGs, 07 July 2021
Hybrid Workshop on “Achieving Sustainable and Inclusive Development in Landmines/ERW-Affected Countries”, 01 July 2021
11 June 2021 – ARMAC meets with ASEAN-Germany and GIZ for potential collaboration in 2022
11 June 2021 – ARMAC joins Fifth Forum of Entities Associated with ASEAN
29 May – 9 June 2021 – ARMAC staff participates in an Online Training Workshop for Mekong Specialists
01 June 2021 – ARMAC signs MOU on Mine Action Technical and Resource Mobilisation Cooperation with Federation Handicap International
25 - 27 May 2021 – ARMAC joins the 24th International Meeting of Mine Action National Director and United Nations Advisers
19 May 2021 – ARMAC Executive Director and Senior Technical Officer met with Mr. Hayashi Akihita, JICA Technical advisor to CMAC to discuss possible collaboration between ARMAC, CMAC and JICA. The proposed partnership aims to facilitate the sharing of Cambodia’s experience with other countries through international cooperation.
Landmine Working Group Meeting, 14 May 2021
13th Coordinating Conference for the ASEAN Political-Security Community (ASCCO) via Video Conference, 06 May 2021
08 April 2021 – Meeting with H.E. Ms. Amelita Aquino, Ambassador of Philippine Embassy in Phnom Penh
On 30 March 2021, the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) convened its 15th Meeting of the Steering Committee, via a Video Conference.
10 March 2021 – Meeting with H.E. Ms. Ayda Ünlü, Ambassador of the Turkish Embassy in Phnom Penh.
25 February 2021 – The Executive Director of ARMAC provided an editorial article in the NCT Magazine regarding the Mine Action Regional Cooperation for the ASEAN Community.
Meeting with His Excellency Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, 16 February 2021
Meeting with H.E. Mr. Anatoly Borovik, the Ambassador of Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Cambodia, 15 February 2021
5 February 2021 – the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) is pleased to announce the release of ARMAC Magazine (Issue 2). Titled Towards Integrated Victim Assistance Across ASEAN, the magazine features victim assistance stories contributed by national authorities, mine action related organisations.
27 January 2021 – The ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) and the Geneva Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) signed and launched the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
Meeting with H.E. Mr. Patrick Murphy, Ambassador of the United States (U.S) Embassy in Phnom Penh, 27 January 2021
Phnom Penh, 11 January 2021 - The Republic of Korea through ASEAN-Korea Cooperation Fund provided ARMAC with an amount of USD 2,061,429.68 to fund the “Enhance Victim Assistance Programmes in the ASEAN Member States” programme.