Volunteerism & ICTs: Afghanistan
Afghanistan at a Glance
Get Involved with ICVolunteers' Projects in Afghanistan
ICVolunteers-Switzerland is the Swiss branch of ICVolunteers. Historically, the Swiss office is the cradle of the whole organization. ICVolunteers has local presence in a growing number of countries, including Afghanistan.
We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.
ICVolunteers Projects in Afghanistan:
Landmines conference: 7th Meeting of the States Parties (7MSP)
While the situation has improved in recent years, antipersonnel landmines are still being laid today, mutilating and killing people together with mines from previous conflicts.
Landmine Survivors Network Meeting on Strategy
Le Réseau des Survivants aux Mines Antipersonnel (LSN), créé par et pour les survivants, permet aux individus, aux familles et aux communautés touchés par les mines de surmonter le traumatisme, de faire valoir leurs droits et respecter leur dignité.
Training for Landmine Survivors
For several years the personal stories presented by landmine survivors have had a significant impact in reminding experts, diplomats and decision-makers of the human faces behind issues being discussed.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:44:19 GMT
Task & PurposeAfghan President Reveals Staggering Statistic: Nearly 29000 Afghan Security Force Members Died Since 2015Task & PurposeThe Afghan government has previously provided casualty figures only for individual incidents of clashes between Afghan troops and militants, but the figures it has provided have suggested the overall death toll might be large. In one incident alone ...and more » More...
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 03:28:07 GMT
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyGhani Says Nearly 29000 Afghan Troops Killed Since 2015RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty"I would like to salute the patriotism of the Afghan security forces, every single one of whom is a volunteer," Ghani said. "We have no conscription, nobody is forced, and if there was not a patriotic impulse, I don't think that people would sacrifice ...Taliban control of Afghanistan on the rise, US inspector saysCNNTaliban and US envoy met to discuss ending Afghanistan occupation, Taliban statement saysCNNall 572 news articles » More...