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@ITF_fund: We all want peace and a world without mines -- the #MineAction Symposium 2017 is officially opened! @MineActionHR https://t.co/j54oDh1a9K
@ITF_fund: Foreign minister H. E. Mr Luis Filipe Tavares, Ambassador @damjan_bergant ITF director, at @ITF_fund headquarters,… https://t.co/zI83lGaS1T
@ITF_fund: Issue 21.1 of the Journal of CWD is out, with the contribution of our colleague Gregor Sančanin. @CISRJMU https://t.co/g4Xl5fZPCa
@ITF_fund: #April weather can always surprise. Snowy Municipality of Ilijaš, Bosnia and Herzegovina. https://t.co/Q9dkhFhBIu
@ITF_fund: In 20 years ITF raised over 411 mio USD of donor funds that enabled it to implement over 3,100 programs and project… https://t.co/6ceYJWJiz9
@ITF_fund: .@ITF_fund is looking forward to join the #MineAction Symposium this year, too! https://t.co/4LuvUjNYhk
@ITF_fund: ITF Annual Report 2016 is out! In 2016, ITF implemented 31 projects in 18 countries and areas:… https://t.co/Aleom8ob3f

Czech Republic continues to support ITF activities

21.01.2015

H.E Ms. Vera Zemanova, Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Slovenia and Ambassador Damjan Bergant, ITF Director signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a donation of € 14.415,45 (CZK 400.000) for the implementation of ITF projects in Bosnia Herzegovina. This year Czech donation will be used for demining project in municipality Pelagičevo (Brdjani-Remicke) in Bosnia Herzegovina and for continuation of mine victims assistance project in Bosnia Herzegovina, project »The voice of mine victims in Bosnia and Herzegovina« implemented by NGO HOPE'87. 

The Czech Republic has been supporting ITF and its demining / MVA programs since 1998 - the very beginning of ITF. Since 1999 Czech Republic donated a total of € 1.082.974,37 for demining and MVA projects in South East Europe and the Caucasus region. The Czech Republic supported demining projects in Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, and Kosovo* and in Georgia (in 2009). With funds donated by the Czech Republic a total of more than 1.5 million sq.m. have been cleared thus  far. The Czech Republic also supported the implementation of  MVA projects in the region of South East Europe and especially the project for rehabilitation of children from Gaza, the victims of armed conflicts ( in 2010 and 2011).

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.