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ITF hosting RASR conference in Bled


ITF as a member of RASR initiative aims to increase regional security

The RASR initiative (Regional Approach to Stockpile Reduction conference is being held in Bled, where interested governments have been invited  to develop a coordinated regional approach in providing adequate protection, safeguarding and destruction of conventional weapons and ammunition.

ITF Enhancing Human Security  is organizing and hosting the RASR conference and workshop in Bled from April 3 – 5 with  aim to increase regional security  through prevention of  accidental explosions of stockpiled weapons and ammunition. The Regional Approach to Stockpile Reduction (RASR) is a long-term, coordinated, regional approach to address the threats posed by excess, unstable, loosely secured or otherwise at-risk stockpiles of conventional weapons and munitions in South East Europe. Recent explosions that have occurred in Brazzaville, the capital of Congo and at the military depot in Cyprus caused humanitarian disaster and had a devastating  effect on national economies.

ITF is organizing and hosting the RASR conference and workshop for the second time in Slovenia. Topics such as legislation in the field of transportation and destruction of surplus ammunition on the regional level and the strengthening of the regional approach are being discussed during the conference. As a member of the RASR initiative ITF is dedicated to  the expansion of its activities and dissemination of its acquired knowledge towards further development of the countries in the immediate vicinity.

ITF Enhancing Human Security has cleared and surveyed post-explosion areas in  ammunition depot in Gerdec Albania (following the army depot explosion in 2008) and completed the clearance project of unexploded ordnance in Chelopechene, Bulgaria following an explosion at the  army  weapons storage facility.