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PSALM: Proud Students Against LAndmines and Cluster Bombs

“WALK WITHOUT FEAR”

The Monongalia Art Center along with West Virginia Campaign to Ban Landmines and Cluster Bombs and PSALM: Proud Students Against Land Mines hosted a photo exhibit and art installation, WALK WITHOUT FEAR”,  January 13th-February 3rd, 2012. The exhibit consisted of photographs taken in mine-affected regions of Cambodia and Laos by WVCBL/PSALM coordinator, Nora Sheets along with […]

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PUSH FOR PROGRESS

For 12 years the West Virginia Campaign to Ban Landmines and PSALM: Proud Students Against Landmines and Cluster Munitions have been committed to educating the public about the devastation caused by landmines and cluster munitions through donations of their time, talent and energy.PSALM/WVCBL is “PUSHING FOR PROGRESS” on the Mine Ban Treaty! Awareness events included […]

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PSALM: Proud Students Against LAndmines and Cluster Bombs

Every Step They Take…

  PSALM: PROUD STUDENTS AGAINST LANDMINES and CLUSTER BOMBS/WVCBL: West Virginia Campaign to Ban Landmines and Cluster Bombs are students and citizens committed to educating the public about the devastation caused by landmines and cluster munitions and the indiscriminate nature of these weapons leading to the destruction of innocent life after wartime hostilities have ceased.  […]

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USA… The Time is NOW to “JOIN THE TEAM”!

Join the Team!PSALM Celebrates the 1st Anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions The Time is NOW! USA…Ban Cluster Bombs WVCBL/PSALM met with students from our “sister” city in Mexico, Guanajuato. Students discussed ways to work together to raise awareness about cluster bombs and landmines around the world.On 1 August 2011, WVCBL/PSALM will join Cluster […]

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International Day for Mine Awareness

 International Day for Mine Awareness/Washington, D.C. PSALM students in Washington, D.C. for International Day for Mine Awareness As part of our awareness events for the International Day for Mine Awareness, WVCBL/PSALM students traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States (the Vatican Ambassador), Archbishop Pietro Sambi at the Holy […]

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March 1st: 12th Anniversary of the Mine Ban Treaty EIF

PSALM/WVCBL Celebrate the Mine Ban Treaty On March 1st PSALM students released 50 balloons marking the anniversary of the Mine Ban Treaty Entry Into Force and their own founding. Each balloon will carried a message of hope that the United States and countries everywhere will “GET ON BOARD” and ban these indiscriminate weapons so that […]

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PSALM Students and WVCBL Celebrate the Mine Ban Treaty (MBT), the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) and the International Day for Persons with Disabilities

PSALM students hosted an art/photo exhibit at St. Francis de Sales Parish Meeting Hall in Morgantown, West Virginia on December 4th and 5th. The photo exhibit and awareness event was to mark December 3rd. On December 3rd,1997 the Mine Ban Treaty (MBT) opened for signature in Ottawa, Canada, on December 3rd, 2008 the Convention on […]

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1st Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions in Vientiane, Lao PDR

As coordinator, I recently returned from Laos where I represented our PSALM students and WVCBL at the 1st Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions in Vientiane, Lao PDR November 8th-12th, 2010. Lao PDR was a highly appropriate venue as it is the most heavily bombed country in the world. The scale […]

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Convention on Cluster Munitions EIF: August 2010

  WVCBL: West Virginia Campaign to Ban Landmines and Cluster Bombs/PSALM: Proud Students Against Landmines and Cluster Bombs joined campaigners around the world to “drum up” support through a range of actions aimed celebrating the Cluster Bomb Ban Entry Into Force and raising awareness about the need to sign the treaty. Events in the City of Morgantown and the state […]

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Countdown to the Cluster Munitions Treaty: AUGUST 1st!

On April 23rd, 2010 PSALM began the 100 Day Countdown to the Cluster Munitions Treaty becoming binding, international law! This is truly a milestone in the history of diplomatic disarmament. We are excited to raise awareness, be a part of the process and essentially witness the “birth” of a new, international treaty. On June 5th, […]