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.
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:21:24 GMT
CNNDozens killed in two Afghan mosque attacksCNN"In the face of these senseless and cowardly acts, our commitment to Afghanistan is unwavering," said Heather Nauert, spokeswoman for the State Department. "The United States stands with the government and people of Afghanistan and will continue to ...and more » More...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:23:06 GMT
CNNVeterans deploy themselves to help Puerto Rico relief - CNNCNNVeterans from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are in Mayaguez, the far west of Puerto Rico, to do whatever they can to help after Hurricane Maria.and more » More...
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 21:05:54 GMT
Washington PostWhat were Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle really doing in Afghanistan?Washington PostIn the weeks, months and years after Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle went missing in Afghanistan, their families repeated the same story: They were young adventurers, drawn off the beaten track. â€œThey were interested in cultures that are ...and more » More...