Humanitarian Event »Night of A Thousand Dinners«
This year's event "Night of a Thousand Dinners" took place at Grand Hotel Union in Ljubljana, on 12 March 2005. Fourth consecutive, with over 200 guests attending, was organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Slovenia. Altogether, nearly 8,000.000 SIT were raised. Proceeds from the "Night of a Thousand Dinners" will be earmarked for two demining projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of the USA-UNA, Adopt-A-Minefield clearance program. The main goal of the event was to spread mine awareness and raise means for landmine eradication. Hosts of the dinner were H.E. Mr. Thomas Robertson, Ambassador of the United States of America, H.E. Mr. Robert Hage, Ambassador of Canada and Mr. Dorijan Marši?, ITF. Honorary guest at the dinner was Minister of Defense of the Republic of Slovenia Mr. Karl Erjavec. On the event also photos on theme of »Mine Action in the region of SE Europe« by Arne Hodali?, renown Slovenian photographer were presented.