November 24, 2023

21st Meeting of the States Parties to the Anti-Personnel Landmines Convention

In his recent Apostolic Exhortation Laudate Deum, Pope Francis acknowledges that one of “the current challenge is to reconfigure and recreate multilateralism, taking into account the new world situation”. In this regard, he commends the work carried out by “many groups and organizations within civil society [that] help to compensate for the shortcomings of the international community”, specifically heralding “the Ottawa Process against the use, production and manufacture of antipersonnel mines [as] one example.

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