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‘’Imagine Tomorrow Free of Mines’’ Exhibition Opened in Zagreb
22/05/2018

‘’Imagine Tomorrow Free of Mines’’ Exhibition Opened in Zagreb

ITF marks its 20th anniversary at Embassy of Republic of Slovenia in Zagreb with a reception and opens the exhibition.
Inauguration of Two New Telemedicine Centres in Cabo Verde
10/05/2018

Inauguration of Two New Telemedicine Centres in Cabo Verde

With donation provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia ITF enabled two new telemedicine centers thereby concluding the third and last phase of the Cabo Verde Integrated Telemedicine and e-Health Program.
Donors and Implementing Partners Cautiously Optimistic About Afghanistan
16/04/2018

Donors and Implementing Partners Cautiously Optimistic About Afghanistan

ITF sent its team last week to Geneva to attend the Afghanistan Donor and Implementing Partners Coordination Workshop
ITF Marks Mine Awareness Day
10/04/2018

ITF Marks Mine Awareness Day

This year, ITF marked 4 April, International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Canada Provides Equipment for BHMAC
27/03/2018

Canada Provides Equipment for BHMAC

Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides 22 sets of personal protective equipment for Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Center.
Interview with Director of ITF: Tomaž Lovrenčič
15/03/2018

Interview with Director of ITF: Tomaž Lovrenčič

As of 1 March 2018, Amb Lovrenčič assumed the role of Director of ITF.
ITF Turns 20!
14/03/2018

ITF Turns 20!

ITF Enhancing Human Security celebrated its 20th anniversary by honoring the Faces of ITF.
Japan Supports Demining Activities in Novo Goražde and Bosanska Krupa
10/03/2018

Japan Supports Demining Activities in Novo Goražde and Bosanska Krupa

ITF and Japan sign a grant contract for activities of demining and technical survey on 12 locations Municipalities of Novo Goražde and Bosanska Krupa.
The 21st NDMUN in Geneva, Switzerland
19/02/2018

The 21st NDMUN in Geneva, Switzerland

ITF met with global leaders of mine action in Geneva, Switzerland and displayed its “Silent Killers of Afghanistan” exhibition
ECOWAS with Five National Centers for the Coordination of Early Warning and Response Mechanism
14/02/2018

ECOWAS with Five National Centers for the Coordination of Early Warning and Response Mechanism

National Early Warning and Response centers in Liberia and Burkina Faso opened, with Ivory Coast and Guinea-Bissau projected to open by the end of February.
Eight Locations in BIH Handed Back to the Local Community
01/02/2018

Eight Locations in BIH Handed Back to the Local Community

19 mines and 79 UXO were found in an area totalling 295,638 square meters in the areas of Ilijaš and Busovača, BIH.
Stories of Landmine Survivors – Velezar Šurbat
10/01/2018

Stories of Landmine Survivors – Velezar Šurbat

Velezar Šurbat, a pensioner from Bijeljina was injured by a landmine in 1993.
ITF at 16MSP in Vienna
21/12/2017

ITF at 16MSP in Vienna

The 16th Meeting of State Parties to the Ottawa Convention was held between 18 and 21 December 2017 in Vienna.
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.
@ITFsi: The 17th sitting volleyball tournament “Sarajevo Open 2018” is opened! We are proud that we could assist… https://t.co/JPWKGazcZK
@ITFsi: ITF Director Amb. Lovrenčič in #Prague thanking Czech Deputy Foreign Minister @CzechMFA Mr Ivo Šrámek and… https://t.co/AXe8eusahw
@ITFsi: Amb Lovrenčič and Ms Beber Boštjančič met with Mr Wolfgang Banyai, Head of Unit for Disarmament of Conventional, Ch… https://t.co/4Cd5chww0D
@ITFsi: Great to meet Iraqi Ambassador in Vienna dr. Jabir Habeb Jabir Hemaidawi to continue preparation for ITF engagement… https://t.co/TysxdZdaWL
*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.