Global: Stopping the use of Cluster Munitions everywhere and forever is urgent

6 September 2016- Sr. Denise Coghlan R.S.M. shares her opening statement given yesterday in Geneva at the annual meeting of State Parties to the United Nations-backed pact banning cluster bombs. 



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Cambodia: Accompaniment creates 'communities of love’

(Washington, D.C.) March 17, 2016 — For those forced into exile far from home, the fear of being alone and vulnerable can be soul crushing. For refugees and displaced persons, just knowing that someone is there can make all the difference. Few people know this power of accompaniment better than Sr. Denise Coghlan, director of Jesuit Refugee Service Cambodia.



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Cambodia: mixed migration, protection for all

Siem Reap, Cambodia, 2 February 2016 – "I have a very strong belief that the consequence of mercy, charity, and love is justice," said Sr Denise Coghlan RSM, Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Cambodia.



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Cambodia: Montagnard refugees' cases are finally heard

Phnom Penh, 22 January 2016 – In this historic period where the world is seeing millions of forcibly displaced people on the move, and countries breaching their obligations under international law to protect them, the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is glad to see that a group of ethnic Vietnamese Montagnard refugees will have access to a fair asylum process in Cambodia. 



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JRS at 35: Honoring a nun’s dedication

(Washington D.C.)15 December 2015- Jesuit Refugee Service/USA commemorated 35 years of working alongside refugees and the displaced on Dec. 1, and presented JRS Cambodia Country Director Sr. Denise Coghlan, RSM with the JRS Accompany Award.



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Landmines/ERW, Refugees, and Displacement
20 June 2015- Many countries with large numbers of refugees or displaced persons due to conflict also often have significant contamination by landmines, cluster munitions, and other explosive remnants of war (ERW).
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FACT SHEET Convention on Cluster Munitions Transparency Reporting (Article 7)

21 June 2015 - Under Article 7 of the Convention on Cluster Munitions, States Parties are obliged to submit an initial transparency measures report no later than 180 days after entry into force for that State Party and an updated report by 30 April each year thereafter.


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Mine Ban Treaty Transparency Reporting (Article 7)
22 June 2015- Article 7 of the Mine Ban Treaty requires that each State Party “report to the Secretary General of  the United Nations as soon as practicable, and in any event not later than 180 days after the entry  into force of this Convention for that State Party” regarding steps taken to implement the treaty.
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Disabled Dancers Celebrate Landmine Monitor at Angkor Wat Half Marathon.
24 February 2015-  Dancers with disability and their friends will bless a world to be freed of cluster munitions and landmines before they join the Angkor Marathon.
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International: Jordan is the newest country to clear all its mine fields
Geneva, 27 March 2012 –  Just in time for International Mine Awareness Day, a big announcement came out of the country of Jordan. The International Campaign to Ban Landmines, which JRS is a member, congratulates the people of Jordan who can now walk outside of their homes without the fear of mines.
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Cambodia: Clear mines, if not for me, for my grandson
Siem Reap, Cambodia, 1 April 2012 – Han does what she can for her grandson, growing up in a mine-affected area in Cambodia. She just tries not to think about it and hope for the best. Today, on mine awareness day, lend your leg so Han's grandson will not have to give his.
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Cambodia: Clear mines, if not for me, for my grandson
Siem Reap, Cambodia, 1 April 2012 – Han does what she can for her grandson, growing up in a mine-affected area in Cambodia. She just tries not to think about it and hope for the best. Today, on mine awareness day, lend your leg so Han's grandson will not have to give his.
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Cambodia: a grandmother wishes for a world free of cluster bombs and landmines
Phnom Penh, 8 March 2012 – Hardened, darkened, worn away by the sun, Yay Mao’s skin has transformed into a strong, leathery shield, protecting her from the outside world. Like any well-worn leather, Mao’s skin has slowly stretched over time and is now excessively large for her shrinking, frail figure. She thinks she is 65 but when asked what year she was born, she cannot say. Her skin would suggest many years older.
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