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Japan Supports Mine Clearance Activities in Serbia
17/06/2019

Japan Supports Mine Clearance Activities in Serbia

Ambassador of Japan in Serbia Visits the First Japan Funded Mine Clearance Project, in Bujanovac Municipality.
Sarajevo Open 2019
11/06/2019

Sarajevo Open 2019

OKI Fantomi organized the XVIII Men Sitting Volleyball Tournament in Sarajevo.
Children in BIH Learning About MRE Through 'Think Mines' Competitions
07/06/2019

Children in BIH Learning About MRE Through 'Think Mines' Competitions

Red Cross Society of BIH organized a mine risk education competition for primary school students.
Mine Free Sarajevo 2020
07/06/2019

Mine Free Sarajevo 2020

U.S. funded project is officially underway with the beginning of works.
ITF HQ Updates its Contact Information
27/05/2019

ITF HQ Updates its Contact Information

ITF Headquarters changes location and telephone numbers.
ITF Annual Report 2018
24/04/2019

ITF Annual Report 2018

The new 2018 ITF Annual Report marks the successful ending of ITF's 20th anniversary.
Slovenia Continues to Support ITF Projects
09/04/2019

Slovenia Continues to Support ITF Projects

Republic of Slovenia reaffirms its support by allocating 775,000 EUR for ITF activities and enables the continuation of 8 ITF projects in the period 2019/2020
Lend Your Leg 2019
05/04/2019

Lend Your Leg 2019

On 4 April ITF marks International Mine Awareness Day with the Lend Your Leg Campaign.
ITF at United Nations in New York
29/03/2019

ITF at United Nations in New York

ITF’s exhibition at the United Nations headquarters in New York, marking more than two decades of its activities around the world.
ITF joins the workshop on Afghanistan
28/03/2019

ITF joins the workshop on Afghanistan

ITF participates at the 2019 Afghanistan Donor and Implementing Partner Coordination Workshop in Geneva, Switzerland.
ITF Implements a Monitoring Visit to PSSM activities in Croatia
19/03/2019

ITF Implements a Monitoring Visit to PSSM activities in Croatia

PSSM upgrade of MoD warehouses was completed in February 2019.
Brussels III Conference for Syria
15/03/2019

Brussels III Conference for Syria

ITF attends the gathering of international community at Brussels III Conference between 12 and 13 March co-chaired by the EU and the UN.
Japan Donates 271,029 EUR for ITF Activities in BIH
08/03/2019

Japan Donates 271,029 EUR for ITF Activities in BIH

ITF and Embassy of Japan in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) signed a new grant contract for a project of technical survey in Vitez Municipality.
ITF and ECDR Providing Training for School Mediators from Bosnia and Herzegovina
26/02/2019

ITF and ECDR Providing Training for School Mediators from Bosnia and Herzegovina

A two-day capacity-building program in Ljubljana, Slovenia, supported by Canada and its CFLI program
ITF Monitors the Final Phase of Hotspots Clearance in Albania
22/02/2019

ITF Monitors the Final Phase of Hotspots Clearance in Albania

Between 11 and 14 February 2019, ITF Deputy Director, Sabina Beber Boštjančič and ITF Project Manager, Nataša Uršič visited Albania to monitor the final phase of the project “Hotspots Clearance in Albania”.
ITF Visits Abuja, Nigeria
15/02/2019

ITF Visits Abuja, Nigeria

Between 10 and 14 February 2019 ITF Director Ambassador Lovrenčič visited Abuja, Nigeria, where he presented the Early Warning and Response Partnership (EWARP) progress funded by U.S. Department of State through ITF to various stakeholders.
22nd NDM-UN
08/02/2019

22nd NDM-UN

ITF attended the 22nd International Meeting of Mine Action National Directors and United Nations Advisors held 5-8 February 2019 in Geneva.
ITF Visited 12 Europe-Ukraine Forum
31/01/2019

ITF Visited 12 Europe-Ukraine Forum

ITF joins the 12 Europe-Ukraine Forum in Rzeszow, Poland
ITF at 17th MSP
03/12/2018

ITF at 17th MSP

The 17th Meeting of State Parties to the Ottawa Convention was held between 26 and 30 November 2018 in Geneva.
The Municipality of Ilidža in Bosnia and Herzegovina Declared Free of Mines
23/11/2018

The Municipality of Ilidža in Bosnia and Herzegovina Declared Free of Mines

Through 48 projects of demining, technical survey and land release projects, over 570 mines and more than 300 unexploded ordnance were found.
@ITFsi: On 14 June 2019, Ambassador Maruyama and First Secretary Mr Ono from Embassy of #Japan in #Serbia visited the mine… https://t.co/CQenuSjVo2
@ITFsi: Always a pleasure to talk to H. E. Denis Knobel, Ambassador of #Switzerland in Slovenia on Swiss activities in huma… https://t.co/2UenKf9j7U
@ITFsi: Amb Lovrenčič visited H.E. Renato Mosca de Souza, Ambassador of #Brazil 🇧🇷 in Slovenia, where they also discussed l… https://t.co/0nKW3vEZn5
@ITFsi: H.E. Masaharu Yoshida, Ambassador of #Japan in Slovenia, hosted Amb Lovrenčič at the Embassy. Thank you to Japan fo… https://t.co/zqmK9wMXXX
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