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ICTY donates computers to a local elementary school in BiH

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The Hague, 3 February 2012
ICTY donates computers to a local elementary school in BiH


The Tribunal yesterday donated 30 computer sets to benefit more than a 1000 elementary school students in Ilijaš, near Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The computers will enable the young students of the multi-ethnic “Hašim Spahić” elementary school to develop their computing skills, whilst the school will be able to adopt new approaches and methodologies to teaching using up-to-date multi-media tools.

This donation will lead to significant improvements in terms of accessibility and use of information technologies in all parts of the education process in our school. The computers will be used to advance the quality of the curricula and to increase the technological awareness of the pupils in general,” said the school’s Director Mirsad Kustura.

This latest donation is part of an ongoing ICTY project carried out by the Asset Disposal Unit, which was established in 2005 to dispose of all redundant or “written-off” items, such as IT equipment and vehicles. Most items are donated to charitable organisations, mainly in the former Yugoslavia.

Since the first donation of a minibus to an orphanage in Kosovo in 2005, more than 50 separate donations have been made. The last donation of computers took place in October 2010 to an elementary school in Skelani near Srebrenica. 

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