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2009 To Walk the Earth in Safety: Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement Points of Contact

Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
July 7, 2009


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James F. Lawrence
Acting Director

Colonel Yori R. Escalante, USMC
Deputy Director, Programs

Steve R. Costner
Deputy Director, Policy

Tim R. Groen
Resource Management

Stacy Bernard Davis
Public Affairs and Public Engagement
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PM/WRA 10th Anniversary Public-Private Partnership LogoIn 2007, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement marked the 10th anniversary of its Public-Private Partnership program, which enlists civil society support for clearing persistent landmines and explosive remnants of war, teaching mine-risk education, and rendering assistance to survivors of landmine accidents around the world. Since its founding in October 1997, this Public-Private Partnership program has grown to include 63 nongovernmental organizations, civic associations, educational groups, and corporations.

Adopt-A-Minefield | Association of Volunteers in International Service | AustCare | C King Associates Ltd | Center for International Rehabilitation | Center for Teaching International Relations | Children of Armenia Fund | Children’s Surgical Centre | CIREC | Clear Path International | Coalition Against Landmines | Cranfield University | DanChurchAid | Danish Demining Group | DC Comics | Demining Agency for Afghanistan | Freedom Fields USA | Global Care Unlimited | Golden West Humanitarian Foundation | Grapes for Humanity | The HALO Trust | Handicap International–France | Health Volunteers Overseas | Help Handicapped International | Humpty Dumpty Institute | Information Management and Mine Action Programs Inc. | International Eurasia Press Fund | Iraqi Mine and UXO Clearance Organization | The Julia Burke Foundation | Kids First Vietnam | Landmines Blow! | Lipscomb University | MAG (Mines Advisory Group) | Marshall Legacy Institute | MCPA–Afghanistan | MDC–Afghanistan | Medical Care Development International | Messiah College Landmine Action Project | Mine Action Information Center | One Sri Lanka Foundation | Organization for Mine Clearance and Afghanistan Rehabilitation | PeaceTrees Vietnam | People to People International | The Polus Center for Social & Economic Development | Positive Play | Prestige Heath Care Technologies | Prosthetics Outreach Foundation | Roots of Peace | Dr. Ken Rutherford/Missouri State University | Save the Children | Schonstedt Instrument Company | South Florida Landmine Awareness Group | Spirit of Soccer | Students Partnership Worldwide | Survey Action Center | Survivor Corps | Swiss Foundation for Mine Action | United for Colombia | United Nations Foundation | Veterans for America | Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund | World Education | World Rehabilitation Fund

Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM/WRA)
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
U.S. Department of State
SA-3, Suite 6100
2121 Virginia Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20522
United States of America
telephone: +1 202 663 0100 | facsimile: +1 202 663 0090

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