More school support to keep children safe from weapons and mines

Tripoli, 6 March 2013:

More teachers will be trained in an education programme to help keep Libyan children safe from the dangers still posed by mines, weapons and unexploded ordinance.

The programme is turning teachers across the country into ‘master trainers,’ who can show other teaching staff how to raise awareness among children, in everyday schooling, about the dangers of mines and playing with unexploded ordinance.

The initiative, which was started late last year, is part of a Ministry of Education project to bring mine and weapons risk education into the mainstream schooling of Libyan children. The project . . .

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