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Our values

FSD works for a world free of mines and other dangerous remnants of war. Where women, men and children can live in a safe and sustainable environment.

This explosive ordnance risk education specialist working for FSD goes in the Badakhshan mountains

This explosive ordnance risk education specialist is working for FSD in the Badakhshan mountains. Every day, he educates the children of the region of the dangers of explosive ordnance to prevent incidents (Afghanistan, 2019)

Humanitarian principles

The humanitarian principles are at the centre of FSD’s actions.

Humanity

Our first purpose is to save lives and to relieve suffering wherever it occurs.

Impartiality

We implement our actions on the basis of needs, giving the priority to the most urgent, without any discrimination.

Neutrality

We don’t take sides in armed conflicts or political or ideological controversies within a state.

Independence

We carry our actions as independently as possible of any political, economic or military agenda.

Our engagements

Landscape and communities - Colombia

Preservation of the environment

To guarantee a minimal impact on our planet, we develop our projects in accordance with our environmental policy. We strive to reduce our carbon emissions and follow the 3Rs strategy (reduce, reuse, recycle).

Prototype-of-a-drone-that-can-be-used-to-support-technical-surveys-in-locating-explosive-devices-(Switzerland,-2020)

Finding innovative solutions

We invest in research and development to provide the most effective assistance to our beneficiaries, including through the use of new technologies in the field.

interviews for non technical surveys

Maintaining a close link
with the communities

We maintain a constant dialogue with local communities and adapt our activities according to the contexts and cultures encountered to best meet their needs.

Training of local staff

Creating local opportunities

In each of our projects, we recruit and train our staff locally to promote employment, especially in post-conflict areas, where the economy has been deteriorated. 

Explosive remnants of war, Ukraine

Transparency & accountability

We follow strict rules to ensure a full financial transparency as well as for the reporting on our humanitarian activities to our donors, to our beneficiaries and to the public. 

Female demining team, Iraq

Promoting diversity in our projects

To promote diversity, we comply with our gender, diversity and inclusion policies, both in the implementation of our programmes and in human resources. 

KEY DOCUMENTS

Statutes & internal policies

Gender, Diversity and Inclusion

PDF, 265 Ko

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

PDF, 386 Ko

Statutes

PDF, 411 Ko

Whistleblower Policy

PDF, 617 Ko

Code of Conduct

PDF, 118 Ko

Code of Ethics

PDF, 2 MB

Environmental Policy

PDF, 423 Ko

Stakeholder, Beneficiary and Social Management Policy

PDF, 522 Ko

Sanctions policy

PDF, 308 Ko

Gender, Diversity and Inclusion

PDF, 265 Ko

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

PDF, 386 Ko

Statutes

PDF, 411 Ko

Whistleblower Policy

PDF, 617 Ko

Code of Conduct

PDF, 118 Ko

Code of Ethics

PDF, 2 MB

Environmental Policy

PDF, 423 Ko

Stakeholder, Beneficiary and Social Management Policy

PDF, 522 Ko

Sanctions policy

PDF, 308 Ko

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Iraqi deminer trained to the use of a detector