The 30th Congress of the IFMS

Between 1 and 3 October, Budva, Montenegro was the venue the 30th Congress of the International Federation of Mountain Soldiers (IFMS).


Congress participants visited the historical town of Cetinje and visited the mountain unit of the Military of Montenegro under Mount Lovćen. Unit members presented to the visitors their weapons and equipment. On this occasion, Montenegrin troops and congress participants received a visit of Montenegrin Chief of the General Staff Admiral Dragan Samardžić.

The General Assembly as the main event of the congress defined the Strategic plan 2016-20121 as the basis for the work of the IFMS in the upcoming medium-term period.

After two three-year tenures defined by the IFMS statute, Brigadier General Bojan Pograjc handed over the duties of IFMS Secretary General to Italian Brigadier General (Ret.) Renato Genovese.