|26 Sep. 2019 ||
NATO co-funded demilitarization facility re-opens in Serbia
On Wednesday (25 September 2019), dozens of officials from Serbia, donor countries and NATO gathered in the Serbian town of Kragujevac to mark the reopening and expansion of the country’s main demilitarization facility. The refurbished facility will help speed up the destruction of around 1,300 tons of old bullets, mortars, rockets and missiles from Serbian stockpiles, making Serbia and the region safer.
|28 Sep. 2018 ||
NATO-Ukraine Trust Fund marks milestones in rehabilitation of wounded service personnel
In September 2018, the NATO-Ukraine Medical Rehabilitation Trust Fund marked several key milestones on its journey of providing support for wounded Ukrainian service personnel.
|09 Apr. 2018 ||
NATO Trust Fund improves services to amputees in Ukraine
NATO is helping improve medical services for amputees in the Ukrainian armed forces through a new two-year programme at the Prosthetic and Orthotic (P&A) Institute in Kharkiv. Funded by NATO’s medical rehabilitation Trust Fund for Ukraine, the bachelor-level programme will help raise the level of medical services for amputees to international standards. The number of amputees in Ukraine has grown significantly in recent years, due to the conflict in the eastern part of the country.
|22 Nov. 2017 ||
Trust Fund to help Jordan destroy and recycle ammunition enters fourth phase
In a ceremony at NATO Headquarters on 22 November 2017, the ambassadors of Spain and Switzerland and the acting General Manager of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) signed an agreement to launch Trust Fund IV for Jordan. The ceremony was opened by Mr. Nicola de Santis, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Section, NATO Political Affairs and Security Policy Division and by Major General Nasser Al-Alathamneh, the Chief of Staff for Strategic Planning and Defence Resources of the Jordanian Armed Forces.
|16 Nov. 2017 ||
NATO clears unexploded ordnance in Georgia
NATO has successfully completed a three-year project to clear unexploded ordnance from an ammunition depot in central Georgia. A closing ceremony for the Georgia IV NATO Trust Fund project was held on 7 November 2017 in Tbilisi, attended by more than 70 guests including NATO and partner nations’ Ambassadors and Defence Attaches, as well as senior NATO and Georgian Government representatives.
|25 Apr. 2017 ||
Honouring Ukraine’s Invictus Team and children impacted by conflict
Members of the first-ever Ukrainian team for the international Invictus Games visited NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on 24 April 2017. Their participation in the games is being supported by a NATO Trust Fund project on Medical Rehabilitation.
|07 Apr. 2017 ||
Balakliya returns to normal life
As of 6 April 2017, Ukrainian explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) teams have cleared the territory of Balakliya town and 9 settlements in the vicinity. The contaminated area in and around Balakliya was reduced from 10 km to 1 km.
|04 Apr. 2017 ||
NATO marks International Day for Mine Awareness
NATO marked the International Day for Mine Awareness on Tuesday (4 April 2017), observed annually to highlight the deadly threat that mines pose to civilians’ lives and nations’ development. NATO has a strong track record in humanitarian demining, working with partners ranging from Ukraine to Afghanistan, and from Georgia to Egypt. To date, the Alliance has helped destroy more than 5 million anti-personnel landmines, as well as 642,000 pieces of unexploded ordnance.
|31 Mar. 2017 ||
NATO and Japan provide Ukraine with rehabilitation pool for wounded soldiers
On Friday (31 March 2017), NATO, in collaboration with Japan, officially opened a new rehabilitation pool at the Ukrainian Research Institute for Prosthesis Design, Prosthetic Building and Work Ability Rehabilitation in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The pool will assist Ukraine in improving its rehabilitation service for wounded and disabled servicemen and civilians. The delivery of the pool also marks the success of the first programme of NATO and Japanese cooperation in Ukraine.
|02 Feb. 2017 ||
NATO launches new Trust Fund for Montenegro
NATO launched a new Trust Fund in Montenegro on Thursday (2 February 2017) which will destroy 400 tonnes of surplus ammunition in a safe and environmentally friendly way. This is the latest example of NATO cooperation with Montenegro and will help keep people safe from harm.