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Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD)

Our Organization

The Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD), is an international mine action organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. This private, independent, and non-profit organization was created in 1997. Since then, it has implemented a number of mine clearance projects in more than 15 different countries.

Our Mission

FSD's focus is on locating and destroying landmines and unexploded ordnance to prevent accidents. FSD’s overarching aim is to alleviate and diminish the social, economic and environmental impacts of landmines and unexploded ordnance, thus creating favorable conditions for the reconstruction and development of war-torn countries.


Date of Establishment:

19-Nov, 2003

Purpose of Organization:

Landmine clearance; Humanitarian Deminiing; Destruction of Weapons and Ammunitions; Prevention of Accidents, Remediation of legacy Uranium mines; remediatino of sites polluted with POPs
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Armenia
  • Colombia
  • Iraq
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Myanmar
  • Niger
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Senegal
  • Somalia
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkey

Contact Details
Street Address:
36 rue du 31. Décembre
City/Town:
Geneva
State/Province/Other:
Geneva
Country:
Switzerland
Telephone No.:
+ 41 22 737 2043 + 41 22 737 2041
Fax Phone:
+ 41 22 737-2049
Website:
http://www.fsd.ch
Email:
geneva@fsd.ch
Organization founded:
Nov-19-2003

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Climate Change
  • Land Degradation
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • Global

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Mr. Hansjörg Eberle Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Director General
    Street Address:
    36 rue du 31. Décembre
    Zip Code:
    1207
    City/Town:
    Geneva
    Country:
    Switzerland
    Telephone No.:
    41-22-737 20 43
    Fax Phone:
    41-22-737 20 49
    Email:
    genevafsd.ch


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