New Director of ITF Appointed
Ljubljana, 24 November 2009 – At its 38th regular Meeting, the Managing Board of the International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance decided to appoint Mr. Dorijan Marši? to the position of the Director of ITF. Mr. Marši? will commence his duties as the Director of the ITF on 1 January 2010.
The duties of the Director include management of the ITF in accordance with the guidelines of the Managing Board, organization and management of the working process, representation of the ITF, financial management, and other duties in accordance with ITF’s Statute. In the discharge of his duties, the Director reports to the Managing Board.
ITF (www.itf-fund.si) is a humanitarian, non-profit organization, established in 1998 by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia to eradicate mines from Bosnia and Herzegovina. In compliance with donors' wishes and with Slovenia's support, ITF has expanded its activities into other countries in the region and beyond, and into related tasks such as mine victims assistance, training in demining, the clearance of cluster munitions and unexploded ordnance, and the destruction of conventional ammunition stockpiles. ITF has contributed to clearing approximately 100 million square metres of mine-contaminated areas in South East Europe and approximately 2 million square metres in the Caucasus.