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Feature Stories - 2005
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LSN Participates in 6th Annual Mine Ban Treaty Meeting - December 2005
LSN staff participated in the 6th annual meeting of the Mine Ban Treaty. Held in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, 600 people attended, representing signatory governments and international organizations from nearly 115 countries.

Human Rights Training Workshops Held in Afghanistan - December 2005

Message from Jerry White - December 2005

What You Can Do to Help Landmine Survivors - December 2005

U.S. Survivor: Outer Wounds, Inner Strength - December 2005

Survivor Assistance and Peer Support: The Core of LSN’s Work - December 2005

LSN-Jordan Receives Vehicle Donation From General Motors and Kuwait GMC Dealer Mohammad Reza Yousef Behbehani - November 2005
Adnan Al Aboudi, Director, LSN-Jordan, accepted a 2006 GMC Sierra pick up truck as a generous donation from the General Motors Company, and Mohammad Reza Yousef Behbehani, Kuwait GMC dealer, to advance the work of Landmine Survivors Network. On October 17, a team of GM executives traveled to Amman to deliver the truck and visit LSN’s field program.

Bosnia Hosts Seventh Annual Princess Diana Sitting Volleyball Tournament - October 2005
LSN Bosnia-Herzegovina held the 7th Annual Princess Diana Memorial Sitting Volleyball Tournament in Tuzla, Bosnia on September 2, 2005. Six teams from across the country participated in the tournament, giving landmine survivors and other athletes with disabilities the opportunity to showcase their talents.

Rights For All - August 2005
The U.N. committee negotiating an international treaty to codify the rights of people with disabilities ended its sixth session on August 12, 2005 in New York City. Draft articles debated during the session covered topics such as children, education, health, accessibility, monitoring and oversight, and international cooperation.

All In A Days Work: Expanding Economic Opportunity for Survivors - August 2005

LSN Empowers Landmine Survivors to Help Others - August 2005

Paying it Forward - July 2005

LSN Co-founder Honored for Victim Assistance Efforts - July 2005

Message from Jerry White - July 2005
July 2005

Amputees Win Medals and Respect in Ethiopia - July 2005

Going for the Gold - July 2005

Jordanian Athlete Helps Fellow Amputees - July 2005

Developing Human Rights Training and Advocacy Skills - July 2005

Landmine Survivors Network (LSN) hosted a disability and human rights training workshop from April 17th - 25th, 2005 in Amman, Jordan. Fifteen advocates from eleven Arab countries attended the workshop.

U.S. Soldier Heals with Help of Family and Friends - June 2005

Message from Jerry White - June 2005
June 2005

Ukraine Votes to Ratify Mine Ban Treaty - May 2005

LSN Presents First Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation Prize for Survivorship - May 2005

Her Majesty Queen Noor's Niarchos Prize Presentation Speech - May 2005

LSN Named as Recipient of Award from The Princess of Wales Fund - April 2005

Jerry White to Give Commencement Address at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor - April 2005

The Competititve Edge - April 2005

An American in Amman - April 2005

Message from Jerry White - April 2005

Peer Support Leads to a New Way of Life - April 2005

Survivors’ Art/Artisan Work Exhibition Hosted by LSN-Bosnia-Herzegovina - April 2005

Sisters in Survival - March 2005
March is International Women's Month. Survivor Report is highlighting the strength and accomplishments of women working with LSN around the world.

Message from Jerry White - March 2005
March 2005

LSN Sponsors Conference on War-related Injuries - March 2005

Network Notes - March 2005
A wrap-up of recent activities at each of our network offices.

Message from Jerry White - February 2005
Message from Jerry White, February 2005

Mission to LSN-Jordan - February 2005
LSN will host a group of supporters in Jordan, to allow them the opportunity to see first hand the good that LSN is doing around the region.

Survivors Continue Leadership Roles in U.N. Treaty Negotiations - February 2005

Nairobi Summit Photo Album - February 2005
Photos from the Nairobi Summit on a Mine Free World.

The Niarchos Prize for Survivorship - January 2005
The Niarchos Prize for Survivorship has been created by the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation, to celebrate survivors and honor their resilience and recovery in mine-affected countries.

Meeting at the U.N. to Draft the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities - January 2005
Landmine Survivors Network is currently participating in the U.N. meeting that is drafting the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, which began on January 24. As a leader of the historic International Campaign to Ban Landmines and Co-recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Peace, LSN has extensive experience in negotiating international human rights treaties.

LSN Mourns the Passing of Jack Wack - January 2005
LSN mourns the passing of Jack Wack, a great friend and supporter of Landmine Survivors Network and the global landmine cause.

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