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.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 14:49:11 GMT
Stars and StripesSurge of DOD civilian employees is needed in Afghanistan, Mattis saysStars and StripesLess than 70 percent of positions for DOD civilians are filled in Afghanistan â€“ and that number is trending downward, Secretary Jim Mattis said in a June 29 memo. The employment of civilians is seen as crucial because it frees up servicemembers from ... More...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 10:37:00 GMT
CNN5 Things for July 9: Cave rescue, nerve agent poisoning, Afghanistan military attackCNNIt was determined the pair had somehow been exposed to Novichok, a powerful nerve agent that was allegedly used in the March 2018 poisoning of a Russian double agent and his daughter. Authorities still don't know how, when or why the British pair were ...Eight boys rescued from Thai caveWTHITV.comall 2,298 news articles » More...