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Did you know over 30% of Ukraine is contaminated with landmines and unexploded ordinance (UXO)? It's time to tackle this problem head-on. Join us for a conversation on innovation in humanitarian demining efforts. #landmines #demining #humanitarianaid
We need to transform the demining process to bring it into the 21st century. Join us for a discussion on leveraging AI and robotics to reduce costs, speed up mine clearing, and make the world a safer place. #AI #demining #21stcentury
Today's demining solutions are expensive, slow, inefficient, and dangerous. That's why we need to bring entrepreneurs, donors, AI and robotic experts, research scientists, and other key stakeholders together to focus on the mission. #entrepreneurs #donors #demining
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Azerbaijan & Armenia: A brief 🧵 on why the peace has failed

44-day war ends in 2020 & #Azerbaijan immediately offers #Armenia to sign a peace treaty based on, inter alia, mutual recognition of territorial integrity, inviolability of borders & renunciation of terr. claims. 1/8
High-level talks follow, Armenia🇦🇲 accepts Azerbaijan’s🇦🇿 5 principles for a peace treaty.

Talks on delimitation & demarcation of the state border are held. 2/8
On Oct. 7, 2022 🇦🇿 & 🇦🇲 commit to recognizing each other’s territorial integrity for the first time in 30 yrs.

@NikolPashinyan hints at Armenia’s readiness to recognize Karabakh as part of Azerbaijan.

Despite hiccups, the sides are VERY CLOSE to signing the peace treaty. 3/8
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So let’s talk about where things got up to with your #HealthData, before Rishi Sunak started talking about the need to generate trust in Government with “#integrity” and “#accountability”…

gov.uk/government/spe… I will unite our country, not with words, but with action.
Earlier today we got a bunch of detail out of @NHSDigital’s Board papers and services performance pack - what of that will continue post-#merger?



N.B. The chair of NHS Digital announced today’s meeting would be the last public meeting of the Board...
With the news that the Government is rushing through @NHSEngland’s takeover of the statutory safe haven (@NHSDigital) with about the level of planning that went into the 'fiscal event', where exactly *are* things as the former/new Sec State starts work?

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Well that didn't take long. After #Armenia initiated an #ICJ case against #Azerbaijan last week re #CERD violations, Azerbaijan said it would respond in kind. Yesterday, Azerbaijan filed its own case against Armenia, also under the CERD and also seeking provisional measures. 1/35
Since I summarized #Armenia’s claims last week, it seems only fair to provide an overview of #Azerbaijan’s claims now. Another #CERD case, another long thread from me (sorry). 2/35
Azerbaijan’s application attributes a “policy of ethnic cleansing and systematic violations of CERD” to Armenia—namely, discrimination based on national or ethnic origin aimed at achieving a mono-ethnic state. 3/35
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Some “responses” by #Armenia to #Azerbaijan’s goodwill gestures since Nov. 10, 2020:

✅ Deploying saboteurs to #Karabakh, who killed & wounded Azerbaijani civilians & soldiers

✅Secretly sending Armenian servicemen to Karabakh via “#Lachin Corridor” disguised as civilians... 1/
✅Refusal to share maps of 100s of thousands of #landmines planted in #Azerbaijan during nearly 30 years of occupation

✅Continuation of belligerent, revanchist rhetoric and introduction of anti-Azerbaijani resolutions in Western parliaments via Armenian lobby... 2/
✅Looting and burning #Azerbaijani villages & towns before the scheduled withdrawal

✅Stealing artifacts from churches, museums, etc., including, among others, the #Khudavang Monastery and #Shusha Carpet Museum... 3/
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