Press
@ITF_fund: Last day at the #MineAction Symposium 2017! Currently, discovering the links between #terrorism and explosive remna… https://t.co/EOy3bakZG8
@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

Third Phase of Underwater UXO Clearance of Lake Ohrid

24.02.2012

The 3rd Phase of Underwater UXO Clearance of Lake Ohrid (locations: Ohrid Harbor and Peshtani) has started on 22 February 2012 and is financed by United States Department of State, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM/WRA), through ITF. The 3rd phase will last for 28 operational days and is implemented by specialized diving teams for underwater demining and EOD specialists from Republic of Macedonia Protection and Rescue Directorate and supervised by P.E.D. Sava d.o.o. The continuation of the project draws to a large extent from experience gained during first two clearance phases in 2010 and 2011 when more than 15 tons of dangereous UXO were removed and destroyed together with approximately 3.4 tons of other metal pieces (garbage). 

The absence of fear of UXO at the shores of Lake Ohrid will significantly contribute to safety and development of tourist potential of the local community at Lake Ohrid as well as of the Republic of Macedonia.