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ITF Helps Clear Almost 2 Million Square Meters of Land in the Sarajevo Canton in BiH
22/05/2020

ITF Helps Clear Almost 2 Million Square Meters of Land in the Sarajevo Canton in BiH

The successful removal and destruction of 134 mines and 22 UXO in the Municipality of Vogošća near Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina contributed to the safety of the whole region.
Municipality of Bujanovac in Serbia One Step Closer to Being Mine-Free
18/05/2020

Municipality of Bujanovac in Serbia One Step Closer to Being Mine-Free

Japan, United States of America, Mine Action Centre of Serbia and ITF Enhancing Human Security contributed to the safety of residents in the Municipality of Bujanovac, Serbia.
Mine Victims in BIH Receive Support During COVID-19
13/05/2020

Mine Victims in BIH Receive Support During COVID-19

ITF continues to provide humanitarian support in Bosnia and Herzegovina, incorporating in its activities a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
ITF Successfully Concludes Hotspots Clearance Project in Albania
27/04/2020

ITF Successfully Concludes Hotspots Clearance Project in Albania

In the beginning of April 2020, ITF and its partners successfully concluded a large-scale hotspots clearance project in Albania, enhancing the safety and security of residents all over the country.
ITF Publishes its Annual Report 2019
24/04/2020

ITF Publishes its Annual Report 2019

In 2019, ITF operated in 17 countries and regions.
The MDC Polyclinic in Kabul Adapts to Current Challenges
20/04/2020

The MDC Polyclinic in Kabul Adapts to Current Challenges

ITF’s partners at the Mine Detection Center (MDC) Polyclinic in Afghanistan have quickly adjusted to the rapidly changing circumstances to be able to continue providing free medical care for the most vulnerable residents of Kabul.
Five Mine Victims from BIH Inspire Us with Their Ascent of Mt. Triglav
04/04/2020

Five Mine Victims from BIH Inspire Us with Their Ascent of Mt. Triglav

On Mine Awareness Day, ITF would like to share a story of five survivors of landmine explosions from Bosnia and Herzegovina that can serve as an inspiration in these challenging times.
In Spite of Current Challenges ITF Continues with Humanitarian Activities
30/03/2020

In Spite of Current Challenges ITF Continues with Humanitarian Activities

As the COVID-19 pandemic deepens, the world faces many challenges. They are even more difficult for the most vulnerable in the society. ITF will continue to support them while prioritizing the health and safety of everyone involved.
Amb Lovrenčič visits ITF's Project in Afghanistan
30/01/2020

Amb Lovrenčič visits ITF's Project in Afghanistan

Between 19 January and 22 January 2020, ITF Director Ambassador Tomaž Lovrenčič visited Kabul, Afghanistan, where ITF has been implementing the U.S. funded project »Capacity Support to Mine Action Coordination in Afghanistan« since 2014.
Strengthening Conflict Prevention and Early Warning Knowledge and Efforts in AU
20/12/2019

Strengthening Conflict Prevention and Early Warning Knowledge and Efforts in AU

As part of the U.S. Early Warning and Response Partnership (EWARP) project activities ITF together with its implementing partner ACERTAS delivered a series of trainings for the African Union personnel.
The Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Official Visit to Slovenia
04/12/2019

The Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Official Visit to Slovenia

BIH Presidency Chairman Željko Komšić and BIH Presidency Member Šefik Džaferović, visited ITF headquarters in Ljubljana as part of their official visit to the Republic of Slovenia, hosted by President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor.
Czech Republic Donates 300,000 CZK for ITF Activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina
02/12/2019

Czech Republic Donates 300,000 CZK for ITF Activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

ITF and Embassy of Czech Republic in Slovenia signed a Trust Contract for mine clearance activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020.
New Rehabilitation Center Opened in Bethlehem
09/10/2019

New Rehabilitation Center Opened in Bethlehem

Inauguration ceremony of the rehabilitation center in the frame of Hospital in Bethlehem.
'School and Peer Mediation' Continues in Gračanica and Derventa
03/10/2019

'School and Peer Mediation' Continues in Gračanica and Derventa

Teachers join the training for school mediators in Gračanica and Derventa in Bosnia and Herzegovina, while the 2nd phase of Train the trainer course finishes.
Medical Experts Underwent Training at URI-Soča
30/09/2019

Medical Experts Underwent Training at URI-Soča

Two Specialists from West Bank Received Rehabilitation Care Training at URI – Soča, Slovenia.
Five Mine Victims from Bosnia and Herzegovina Climbed Mt. Triglav
11/09/2019

Five Mine Victims from Bosnia and Herzegovina Climbed Mt. Triglav

The aim of the climb is to highlight the ongoing problems faced by mine victims around the world.
Children from Belarus and Ukraine in Slovenia for another Year of Rehabilitation Programs
27/08/2019

Children from Belarus and Ukraine in Slovenia for another Year of Rehabilitation Programs

30 Belarusian and 64 Ukrainian children underwent medical and psychosocial rehabilitation at the Youth Health and Summer Resort of the Slovenian Red Cross at Debeli Rtič, Slovenia.
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.
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