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Ottawa Treaty Turns 20
03/12/2017

Ottawa Treaty Turns 20

The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction was signed on 3 December 1997 in Ottawa.
Silent Killers of Afghanistan Exhibition is Open!
14/11/2017

Silent Killers of Afghanistan Exhibition is Open!

The exhibition by the world-renowned photographer Arne Hodalič will be on view until 31 December 2017 at Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Japan continues to support ITF activities in BiH
09/11/2017

Japan continues to support ITF activities in BiH

Japan allocates additional 408,660 EUR for demining activities in BiH.
As of 1 November 2017, Ambassador Tomaž Lovrenčič assumed the role of ITF Acting Director
06/11/2017

As of 1 November 2017, Ambassador Tomaž Lovrenčič assumed the role of ITF Acting Director

During the 56th Session ITF Managing Board appointed Ambassador Tomaž Lovrenčič as the new Acting Director.
Socio-Economic Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Mine/UXO Survivors in Kosovo* Continues
27/10/2017

Socio-Economic Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Mine/UXO Survivors in Kosovo* Continues

The last of three workshops intended for mine/UXO survivors from Kosovo* was held between 6 and 8 October 2017 in Albania.
ITF Supports Psychosocial Aid and Comprehensive Rehabilitation in Gaza Strip
18/10/2017

ITF Supports Psychosocial Aid and Comprehensive Rehabilitation in Gaza Strip

ITF is supporting comprehensive rehabilitation and psychosocial support in Gaza Strip, including trainings of rehabilitation experts and support of counselling units in schools.
ITF in Mali
17/10/2017

ITF in Mali

ITF is supporting the establishment of National Centers of Early Warning and Response Mechanism.
Physiotherapists from West Bank Receive Training at URI – Soča
04/10/2017

Physiotherapists from West Bank Receive Training at URI – Soča

ITF is providing capacity building support to rehabilitation institutions in West Bank and Gaza.
ITF Supports RE Workshops in Jordan
03/10/2017

ITF Supports RE Workshops in Jordan

So far, 204 workshops for 6,020 Syrian refugees have been implemented in Jordan through ITF.
Medical Rehabilitation of Mine Victims from BIH
21/09/2017

Medical Rehabilitation of Mine Victims from BIH

Two mine victims arrived to Slovenia to receive new prostheses.
ITF Attended the Seventh Meeting of States Parties to CCM
12/09/2017

ITF Attended the Seventh Meeting of States Parties to CCM

State Parties discussed the progress of state obligations under the Convention on Cluster Munitions in Geneva, Switzerland.
ITF at Bled Strategic Forum 2017
11/09/2017

ITF at Bled Strategic Forum 2017

The foreign policy event took place on 4 and 5 of September in Bled, Slovenia.
Children from Belarus and Ukraine Attending Rehabilitation Programs in Slovenia
23/08/2017

Children from Belarus and Ukraine Attending Rehabilitation Programs in Slovenia

30 Belarusian and 81 Ukrainian children undergoing medical and psychosocial rehabilitation at the Youth Health and Summer Resort of the Slovenian Red Cross at Debeli Rtič.
Nataliia Continues Rehabilitation Treatment in Slovenia
19/08/2017

Nataliia Continues Rehabilitation Treatment in Slovenia

Nataliia returned to Slovenia for the third phase of rehabilitation, supported by ITF, Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1,275 Slovenes and other donors.
School and Peer Mediation in Bosnia and Herzegovina
15/08/2017

School and Peer Mediation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

ITF and ECDR are conducting school and peer mediation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, through the donation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia.
ITF at ZLET 2017
04/08/2017

ITF at ZLET 2017

ITF organised a workshop on Mine Action at the 15th Slovenian National Scout Jamboree.
As of 1 August Ms. Sabina Beber Boštjančič will lead ITF as Acting Director
31/07/2017

As of 1 August Ms. Sabina Beber Boštjančič will lead ITF as Acting Director

As of 1 August 2017, Ambassador Damjan Bergant is leaving his position as ITF Enhancing Human Security Director. ITF's work will continue uninterrupted.
Handover Ceremony of UXO Hotposts in Kordhoc and Picar, Albania
19/07/2017

Handover Ceremony of UXO Hotposts in Kordhoc and Picar, Albania

Over 50,000 square meters in Picar and Kordhoc, Albania, are being returned back to the safe use of the local population.
ITF: A Proud Co-Organizer of MUNSC Salient 2017
14/07/2017

ITF: A Proud Co-Organizer of MUNSC Salient 2017

ITF lent a hand with the workshop development, keynote address and panel participation at this year’s MUNSC Salient.
ITF’s new website update!
29/06/2017

ITF’s new website update!

ITF has now simplified access to content and amplified the reach and understanding of ITF activities.
@ITFsi: In the spirit of the holiday season ITF thanks #USA for their continuous support and contribution of over $200 mil… https://t.co/tiVMDKsyHM
@ITFsi: The landmine casualties total in 2016 marked the highest number of annual recorded casualties in @MineMonitor data… https://t.co/BkUS7WGs5R
@ITFsi: H.E. Klaus Riedel, Ambassador @GermanEmbSLO, welcomed Amb Lovrenčič at the Embassy in Ljubljana. They reviewed the… https://t.co/4ZrVqS32vu
@ITFsi: »Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home -- so close and so small that th… https://t.co/s5nl10m5xD
*The designation Kosovo is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.