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

U.S. Department of State Representatives Visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina

16.06.2016

In mid-June 2016, ITF representatives hosted U.S. Department of State's Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement Program Manager for Europe Ms. Cat Ramsey in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ms. Ramsey joined the ITF team during a field visit to “Kruševo 2” demining project in the Municipality of Olovo that is being implemented by the Mine Detection Dog Center with the Support of the U.S. Department of State.

The field visit also entailed a visit to Doboj, Ilijaš, Goražde and Sarajevo (Stari Grad) to various demining sites that were cleared or are planned to be cleared with U.S. support through ITF. During the visit, representatives of ITF, U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Center, as well as representatives of affected municipalities and implementing partners experienced first-hand the importance of demining and the impact mined areas have on local communities.