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Press Releases & News from Bosnia and Herzegovina distributed via EuropaWire

Informal Sector Poses Biggest Challenge to Economic Growth of Western Balkans

Grey economy, politics, taxes and electricity named as obstacles to business LONDON, 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Countries in the Western Balkans have strong growth potential, which can be realised with the right investment and a better business environment. But life … Read the full press release

EBRD provides €76M for the construction of additional sections of the Corridor Vc motorway in Bosnia and Herzegovina

LONDON, 27-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is continuing its support for the development of transport infrastructure in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The development of Corridor Vc is a strategic priority for Bosnia and Herzegovina and … Read the full press release

EBRD to work with EU and Sweden to finance the renovation and development of wastewater systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  LONDON, 07-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is working with the EU and Sweden to finance the renovation and development of a clean water and wastewater systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina benefitting more than 35,000 people. Addressing such regional challenges … Read the full press release

International Roma Day: OSCE Bosnia and Herzegovina Head Jonathan Moore called on state authorities to allocate necessary resources and implement the Roma Action Plans

SARAJEVO, 9-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of the International Roma Day, Head of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina Ambassador Jonathan Moore called today on state authorities to allocate necessary resources and implement the Roma Action Plans on … Read the full press release

Odlukom Nadzornog odbora Bosnalijeka d.d. Šefik Handžić više ne obavlja funkciju v.d. izvršnog direktora finansija

Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina, 18-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Odlukom Nadzornog odbora Bosnalijeka d.d. (Bosnalijek), od 14.11.2013. godine, Šefik Handžić više ne obavlja funkciju vršioca dužnosti Izvršnog direktora za finansije. Ova odluka je usvojena jednoglasno. Uslovi za njeno donošenje su se stekli i … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) and Republic of Serbia signed Serbian Country Housing Project Framework Agreement under Regional Housing Programme (RHP)

Belgrade, Serbia, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Policy, Dr Jovan Krkobabic, and the Vice-Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), Mr Mikołaj Dowgielewicz, signed today in Belgrade the Framework Agreement for the Serbian Country … Read the full press release

EBRD launched new €75M Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Efficiency Facility II (WeBSEFF II) to support energy conservation in the region

London, UK, 24-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is launching the new Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Efficiency Facility II (WeBSEFF II) to support efforts towards the improved use and conservation of energy in the region. The facility is combining necessary longer-term financing … Read the full press release

EBRD provided €4.5 million loan for district heating upgrade in Pale, Bosnia and Herzegovina

London, UK, 24-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is supporting the modernisation and expansion of Gradske Toplane Pale, the provider of district heating in Pale, with a loan of up to €4.5 million. The loan will be used for the acquisition of … Read the full press release

Croatia, through EU Emergency Response Centre, sent two fire-fighting aircrafts to help with the forest fires in Bosnia and Herzegovina

23-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission Emergency Response Centre (ERC) is facilitating the urgent provision of assistance to extinguish the forest fires in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Two fire-fighting aircraft, offered by Croatia, are on their way to the affected area. Assistance … Read the full press release

Otpravnik poslova libijske ambasade posjetio Bosnalijek

U ponedjeljak, 01-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — godine, otpravnik poslova libijske ambasade Ali Badi se sastao u Bosnalijeku d.d. (Bosnalijek) sa v.d. direktorom Nedimom Uzunovićem i članovima Uprave Nerminom Zubčevićem, Admirom Kešom i Belmom Abazović. Prilikom ovog susreta, članovi Uprave su upoznali … Read the full press release

Štefan Füle: What Bosnia and Herzegovina needs to do to move on EU path

Plenary session of the European Parliament / Brussels Brussels, 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — President, Honourable Members, Let me first of all thank Doris Pack for an excellent Draft Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Last year I told you that when speaking … Read the full press release

41 BMW 3 Series, 5 Series and 7 Series cars to participate in this year’s Allgäu-Orient Rally automotive adventure

Munich, 25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Its organisers describe the Allgäu-Orient Rally as “one of the world’s last remaining automotive adventures”. The vehicles gathered for the eighth edition of this low-budget rally – which doubles as a fundraising event with a difference – … Read the full press release

EBRD loans EUR 17M to a local retailer in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Strengthening of local supply chain and energy efficiency investments The EBRD loan is part of a wider €29.6 million investment programme for 2013 and 2014 alone 25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD is supporting the expansion of Bingo, a local retailer … Read the full press release

Commissioner Füle and Secretary General Jagland deeply regret the lack of progress in implementing the Sejdić-Finci judgement in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brussels, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Commissioner Füle and Secretary General Jagland regret the lack of progress in implementing the Sejdić-Finci judgement Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Mr Štefan Füle and Secretary General of the Council of Europe Mr Thorbjørn Jagland … Read the full press release

EU invests €272.75m in the Western Balkans to help regional cooperation

Brussels, 28-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has finalised a series of measures to promote regional cooperation between Western Balkan countries totalling €272.75 million for the period 2012-2013. “These funds are good news as regional cooperation is a central element of … Read the full press release

MEPs: The political elites of Bosnia and Herzegovina still lack a joint vision of its overall direction

21-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The political elites of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) still lack a joint vision of its overall direction, and the is country falling further behind others in the region, warned the Foreign Affairs Committee in Thursday’s vote on … Read the full press release

A delegation of the EBRD Board of Directors will visit Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia

Directors to meet authorities, international officials, civil society, investors and entrepreneurs 15-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A delegation of the EBRD Board of Directors will arrive in Sarajevo on Sunday for a visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina which will offer the Bank’s … Read the full press release

€50 million of Macro-Financial Assistance for Bosnia and Herzegovina, more concrete reforms expected

Brussels, 19-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) received the first tranche (payment) worth €50 million from the Macro-Financial Assistance provided by the European Union. The decision to grant this assistance was taken to alleviate the impact of the economic crisis … Read the full press release

New EU initiative to fight organised crime and human trafficking at EU borders

Brussels, 18-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A new €1.5 million project that will boost the fight against organised crime and human trafficking in Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova and Turkey has been launched by the European Union. This innovative pilot project will help countries to … Read the full press release

Remarks by Štefan Füle, Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy after the Trilateral Ministerial meeting between the European Commission – Republic of Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brussels, 18-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Remarks by Štefan Füle, Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy after the Trilateral Ministerial meeting between the European Commission – Republic of Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina Commissioner Štefan Füle chaired today the second Trilateral Ministerial between … Read the full press release

EU welcomes bilateral deal on Bosnia and Herzegovina’s WTO accession

Brussels, 21-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht and the Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mirko Šarovic, today signed a deal on Bosnia and Herzegovina’s accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This … Read the full press release

New generation washing machines and dryers unveiled in Bosnia and Herzegovina

New generation washing machines and dryers unveiled in Bosnia and Herzegovina

8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Gorenje presented its new generation of washing machines and dryers in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Over 200 guests, hosted by the TV personality Aleksandar Hršum were presented the advantages of these appliances. The guests were welcomed by the managing director … Read the full press release

Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton at the press point with President Izetbegović and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after the meeting with BiH Presidency

Sarajevo, 31-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Thank you very much President Izetbegović, Secretary Hillary and everybody. It is great honour to be in this fabulous city of Sarajevo I am here today to underline our strong joint commitment for the future of Bosnia … Read the full press release