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ITF Beekeeping Initiative Presented to FAO
15/02/2024

ITF Beekeeping Initiative Presented to FAO

At a recent meeting hosted by ITF, representatives from the FAO were introduced to an ongoing beekeeping project that highlights the potential of apiculture in supporting livelihoods and fostering healing in conflict-affected communities.
Insights from the 31st SEEMACC Meeting
22/12/2023

Insights from the 31st SEEMACC Meeting

The 31st SEEMACC meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia, emphasized regional cooperation for mine clearance, discussing achievements, plans, and potential expert group formation, notably focusing on North Macedonia.
Empowering Lives: ITF's Ongoing Support for Lebanon Mine Action Center
28/11/2023

Empowering Lives: ITF's Ongoing Support for Lebanon Mine Action Center

Amidst the challenges posed by landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW), Lebanon Mine Action Center (LMAC) stands as one of the most efficient Mine Centers worldwide, dedicated to making Lebanon a safer place for its people.
ITF and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Partner to Ensure Safety
29/09/2023

ITF and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Partner to Ensure Safety

In a handover ceremony of three cleared minefields in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), ITF supports vital steps toward a brighter, safer future for the people of KRI.
Opening of the New ITF Office in Kyiv, Ukraine
12/09/2023

Opening of the New ITF Office in Kyiv, Ukraine

With the official opening of the new office in Kyiv, ITF makes a significant step towards addressing humanitarian challenges in Ukraine, emphasizing its commitment to mine action and victim assistance.
ITF at Apimondia in Santiago, Chile
10/09/2023

ITF at Apimondia in Santiago, Chile

ITF has participated at the 48th apicultural congress, where we presented the project 'Beekeeping as an Empowerment Tool for People with Disabilities from Bosnia and Herzegovina', a joined effort together with the Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia and UDAS.
Providing Aid to Vulnerable Communities Affected by Earthquake in Syria
28/08/2023

Providing Aid to Vulnerable Communities Affected by Earthquake in Syria

In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Syria, an emergency response project supported by the Republic of Slovenia provided crucial assistance to the affected communities.
Enhancing Human Security and Infrastructure in the Kyrgyz Republic
01/08/2023

Enhancing Human Security and Infrastructure in the Kyrgyz Republic

On July 24, 2023, we handed over renovated facilities for safe and responsible physical security and munitions management, a result of the capacity building project in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Landmine and ERW Contamination Crisis in Iraq
14/07/2023

Landmine and ERW Contamination Crisis in Iraq

This week's visit to Iraq highlights the urgent challenge of landmine and explosive remnants contamination. The crisis is significant and demands immediate international action and collaboration.
Improving Healthcare and Mine Victim Assistance in Afghanistan
12/07/2023

Improving Healthcare and Mine Victim Assistance in Afghanistan

During the monitoring visit to Afghanistan spanning from May 21 to June 15, 2023, ITF had the opportunity to witness the profound impact of two important projects supported by Slovenia and United States of America.
ITF at MineBanIM and NDMUN26
24/06/2023

ITF at MineBanIM and NDMUN26

Two significant meetings took place in June in Geneva, highlighting the global efforts to address the issue of landmines.
Clearance Projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Progress Towards Mine-Safe Communities
29/05/2023

Clearance Projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Progress Towards Mine-Safe Communities

ITF organizes donor monitoring visit for the delegation from U.S. Department of State PM/VRA and U.S. Embassy in BiH, visiting project sites of land release, technical survey and mine clearance, which are funded by the American people.
Amb Degnan Hands Over PSSM Buildings in Georgia
23/05/2023

Amb Degnan Hands Over PSSM Buildings in Georgia

ITF is proud to announce the completion of PSSM upgrades to the Dedoplistskaro base in Georgia, funded by U.S. Department of State, allowing our project partner STC DELTA to safely continue with CWD activities.
30th SEEMACC meeting held in Vodice, Croatia
23/05/2023

30th SEEMACC meeting held in Vodice, Croatia

The 30th SEEMACC working meeting was held on May 4th in Vodice, Croatia, where regional stakeholders dedicated to advancing mine action efforts in the region gathered and discussed further cooperation.
Fantomi of Sarajevo Secure 11th European Champions Title in Sitting Volleyball
15/05/2023

Fantomi of Sarajevo Secure 11th European Champions Title in Sitting Volleyball

OKI Fantomi of Sarajevo won their 11th European club title in sitting volleyball at the tournament held in Dresden, Germany on April 22-23, 2023, highlighting the sport's role in advocacy and mine risk education.
Korea Supports Cluster Munitions Clearance in Lebanon
06/04/2023

Korea Supports Cluster Munitions Clearance in Lebanon

The Republic of Korea has provided support for the clearance of cluster munitions in Southern Lebanon through ITF, as funding for mine action activities in the country is very limited.
ITF Marks 25th Anniversary with the President of Slovenia
04/04/2023

ITF Marks 25th Anniversary with the President of Slovenia

On International Mine Awareness Day, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Dr. Nataša Pirc Musar, hosted a reception for donors and partners of ITF Enhancing Human Security. ITF celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
Strengthening the Mine and Cluster Munitions Victims Assistance Cooperation with Serbia
03/04/2023

Strengthening the Mine and Cluster Munitions Victims Assistance Cooperation with Serbia

ITF held a joint meeting in Belgrade with the representatives of the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy of Serbia and the Serbia Mine Action Centre (SMAC) to discuss cooperation on mine/cluster munitions victims' assistance.
Beekeeping Centre for Mine/UXO Survivors Opens in Bosnia and Herzegovina
29/03/2023

Beekeeping Centre for Mine/UXO Survivors Opens in Bosnia and Herzegovina

In a significant step towards empowering mine and UXO survivors, the beekeeping center for mine/UXO survivors has opened in the facilities of NGO UDAS in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Slovenia Supports Demining Process in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq
13/12/2022

Slovenia Supports Demining Process in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Between 5 and 8 December 2022, ITF visited the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to monitor the progress of demining works enabled with financial support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia.
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