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Click on one of the links below to view photos from AzCBL activities and field visits:


Landmines, Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) and Mine-Affected Areas in Azerbaijan

Such a marker indicates to passersby that the land behind it is mined.
Photo: K. Jespersen
Warning sign upon entering a mine risk area.
Photo: K. Jespersen
Mined areas bordering Armenian occupied territory where demining operations are currently taking place.
Photo: K. Jespersen
A fallen sign near unexploded ordnance (UXO) found near Saloglu.
Photo: M. Hiznay
UXO scattered near Saloglu, Agstafa district.
Photo: A. Hodalic
A shepherd herding his flock near Saloglu with UXO in the foreground.
Photo: A. Hodalic
UXO lying among flowers.
Photo: M. Hiznay
Stack of rusted UXO
Photo: M. Hiznay
Model UXO for training.
Photo: K. Jespersen
Model landmines for training.
Photo: K. Jespersen
UXO for training.
Photo: K. Jespersen
Mines and UXO for training
Photo: K. Jespersen

Mine Survivors and Rehabilitation

A mine survivor showing his prosthetic leg.
Photo: A. Hodalic
A young mine survivor.
Photo: A. Hodalic
Two survivors sitting together in a Baku rehabilation centre.
Photo: A. Hodalic
Constructing new legs at the Baku Prosthetic and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Centre.
Photo: A. Hodalic
Creating a mold for a prosthetic limb.
Photo: A. Hodalic
New legs.
Photo: A. Hodalic


Children and the Impact of Landmines

A child enjoying her "first flight" at the opening ceremony of a "Safe Play Area" built by the ICRC and the National Red Crescent Society in Garadaghly Village.
Photo: K. Jespersen
Children playing in their new playground, safe from the danger of mines, thanks to the work of community volunteers.
Photo: K. Jespersen
A sign painted by children to present mine risk education messages to other children in one of the ICRC's newly-built "Safe Play Areas".
Photo: K. Jespersen
Visiting a classroom in a mine-affected village where mine risk education is currently being taught.
Photo: K. Jespersen
A memorial in Goranboy honouring three children who were killed in 1995 as a result of a  mine incident.
Photo: K. Jespersen
A young boy in a village near Goranboy.  The hills behind him are mined from former battles.
Photo: K. Jespersen


AzCBL at work: Research, Advocacy and Public Awareness

Meeting with municipal authorities and community members to update and clarify the AzCBL Mine Survivor Database.
Photo: K. Jespersen
On September 29th, 2005 the AzCBL presented an appeal to all parliamentary candidates prior to the November elections to work towards accession to the Mine Ban Treaty and improved mine survivor assistance.
Photo: K. Jespersen
In December 2005, the AzCBL released the results of the 2005 Landmine Monitor Report and reported on the 6th Meeting of States Parties.
Photo: Gunay Hashimova
"Confidence-Building and Regional Cooperation Through Mine Action" Workshop in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Photo: K. Jespersen
International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) members from the South Caucasus region.
Photo: K. Jespersen
Meeting in the AzCBL office with mine survivors and a delegation from Slovenia.
Photo: A. Hodalic
Hafiz Safikhanov with former ICBL coordinator and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Jody Williams at the 6th Meeting of States Parties.
Photo: K. Jespersen
Galib Israfilov, representative of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs speaking as an observer at the 6th Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty
Photo: M. Wareham