Tag: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

| September 27, 2018

On 24 September, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument – such as a binding convention – to stop the trade in instruments for torture and the death penalty. The Alliance for Torture-Free Trade is an initiative of the European Union, […]

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Strong Republika Srpska vital for #Balkan security

Strong Republika Srpska vital for #Balkan security

| September 24, 2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina goes to the polls on 7 October to elect the members of the Presidency (one Bosniac, one Croat and one Serbian) and members of the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH, and also the Presidents and legislatures both of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), and the Republika Srpska (RS). The outcome is […]

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Packaging value chain coalition of 68 industry associations launches joint recommendations ahead of negotiations on #SingleUsePlastics proposal

Packaging value chain coalition of 68 industry associations launches joint recommendations ahead of negotiations on #SingleUsePlastics proposal

| August 23, 2018

EUROPEN and 67 other European and national associations1  representing a wide range of packaging materials and sectors across the packaging value chain, have announced joint recommendations2 on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment, i.e. the Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUP). The 68 organizations […]

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EU supports #BosniaAndHerzegovina in managing #Migration flows with additional €6 million

EU supports #BosniaAndHerzegovina in managing #Migration flows with additional €6 million

| August 13, 2018

The European Commission has adopted a special measure for an amount of €6 million to support Bosnia and Herzegovina in managing the migration flows. The EU funds will improve the capacity of Bosnia and Herzegovina for identification, registration and referral of third-country nationals crossing the border, provide accommodation and basic services for refugees, asylum seekers […]

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#BiH: Is EU membership for Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina really worth it?

#BiH: Is EU membership for Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina really worth it?

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to the EU credentials of two countries of the former Yugoslavia, the New Year must appear to have started on a positive note, with a visit by the top EU official charged with overseeing future enlargement of the 28-member bloc. European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn was in Montenegro on Sunday […]

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EU accepts #Bosnia&Herzegovina membership application

EU accepts #Bosnia&Herzegovina membership application

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Union’s 28 member states on Tuesday (20 September) accepted Bosnia and Herzegovina’s membership application and ordered the bloc’s executive to prepare an assessment of the Balkan country’s readiness to join the bloc. The European Commission will now determine whether Bosnia meets criteria to become a candidate country, a process that could take a […]

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EU and #UNICEF widen partnership to better protect child rights in south-east Europe

EU and #UNICEF widen partnership to better protect child rights in south-east Europe

The European Union and UNICEF have broadened an important regional partnership that aims to protect children from violence and better include children with disabilities into society. Since 2011, the EU and UNICEF have been working together with countries currently in the process of joining the EU, such as Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Turkey. […]

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