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 working for FSD goes in the Badakhshan mountains to raise awareness for the children of the region and to prevent incidents (Afghanistan, 2019).

Humanitarian

principles

The humanitarian principles are at the centre of FSD's actions: independence, impartiality, neutrality and humanity.

independence

We work as independently as possible in the areas in which we operate.

humanity

We save lives and relieve suffering wherever it occurs.

impartiality

We implement our work on the basis of needs, without discrimination between or within affected populations.

neutrality

We do not take sides in armed conflicts or political or ideological controversies within a state.

Our engagements

Landscape and communities, Colombia

Preservation of the environment

Our projects are developped in accordance with our environmental policy, in order to guarantee a minimal impact on our planet.

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

Finding innovative

solutions

We are always looking to provide the most effective assistance to our beneficiaries, including the use of new technologies.

Interviews for non technical survays, ukraine

Maintaining a close link
with the communities

We maintain a constant dialogue with local communities and adapt our activities according to the context and cultures encountered in order 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 and boost the local economy.

Explosive remnants of war, Ukraine

Transparency and accountability

We have strict rules regarding financial transparency and reporting to our donors, beneficiaries and the public.
Female demining team, iraq

Promoting diversity

We place great importance on our gender, diversity and inclusion policy, both in the implementation of our programs and in human resources.

KEY DOCUMENTS

Statutes and 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

News from the field

FSD, it’s them.
Every day, they put their courage and expertise to work to make the world a safer place. Read the testimonials and stories from our employees around the world.

Our action in Ukraine – From March 28 to April 10, 2022

Our action in Ukraine – From March 28 to April 10, 2022

March 28 to April 10, 2022 For weeks Valeriia, one of our paramedics, and other team members from Mariupol (Марі у́поль) were unable to communicate, due to the lack of connection and electricity. They were able to escape and tell us now about their stories:Valeriia...

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Together against mines and explosive remnants of war Every year, thousands of civilians are killed or maimed by mines or unexploded ordnance. A single step or contact with these devices is enough to trigger a deadly explosion. More than 60 countries are currently...

Our latest interventions in Ukraine – 21-27 March

Our latest interventions in Ukraine – 21-27 March

Natalia tells her story to FSD staff. “We are from Sieverodonetsk (Сєвєродоне́цьк). We were forced to leave our hometown as the war started on the 24th of February”. The whole town was under fire. For two weeks we were hiding in a bomb shelter, because our apartment...

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