Republic of Macedonia is officially accepted as member of SEEMACC
The 16th SEEMACC meeting took place in town of Ohrid, Macedonia. Both Ohrid and Lake Ohrid were declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. At the beginning of the meeting members adopted conclusion of officially accepting Republic of Macedonia as a member of SEEMACC. Members of SEEMACC presented insight of mine action activities taking place in their own countries. As the Lake Ohrid is facing underwater UXO threat some accent was also given to underwater EOD. Members of SEEMACC came to conclusion that the underwater UXO and mine problem should be addressed properly by consolidating priorities and harmonizing approach for SEEMACC members. They also agreed that in spirit of continuous and strengthened cooperation between national capacities members will set up a directory of different mine action experts for expeditious and prompt response for the future needs and activities within the region of SE Europe as well as in other mine affected regions.
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