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Reception in the U.S. to honor ITF`s 15th Anniversary


On May 13, 2013 Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington hosted a reception in honor of ITF`s 15th Anniversary. The reception was attended by representatives of ITF`s main partners situated in the United States as well as respectful representatives of U.S. Congress and U.S. Department of State.

The purpose of the reception was also to convey a special appreciation awards to the main and long-time supporters of the ITF from United States, who enabled ITF to become in last 15 years one of the leading organizations devoted to the elimination of threat from post-conflict and disruptive challenges, including landmines, explosive remnants of war (ERW) and the illicit ownership and use of small arms and light weapons (SALW), in South-East Europe and other affected regions in the world.

A special appreciation awards were conveyed to:

  • Donald F. Patierno, Former Director of U.S. Department of State's Humanitarian Demining Programs
  • James F. Lawrence, Former Director of U.S. Department of State's Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement
  • James L. Oberstar, Former Member of U.S. House of Representatives
  • Mark Kirk, the Honorable U.S. Senator
  • Mark W. Adams, Director of Interagency MANPADS Task Force and Senior Advisor of U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program at  U.S. Department of State's Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement
  • Roman Kirn, Slovenian Ambassador to the U.S.
  • Tom Harkin, the Honorable U.S. Senator
  • U.S. Department of State's Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement