Friday, October 26, 2007


SARAJEVO, Bosnia (October 26,2007) – Delegation of the European Commission to Bosnia, together with the EU institutions and the Bosnian European Integrations Direction, in cooperation with the EU Infocentres, will organize in this and the following year 22 sessions entitled “Meeting Europe”.

The sessions will be organized in the following Bosnian cities: Banja Luka, Bihac, Prijedor, Modrica, Tuzla, Pale, Gorazde, Mostar, Siroki Brijeg, Livno, Jajce, Rudo, Foca, Neum, Grude, Brcko, Bijeljina, Zenica, Doboj, Trebinje, Bileca and Sarajevo.

The first visit to Bihac took place yesterday.Hungarian Ambassador to Bosnia, Imre Varga, addressed the Bosnian citizens assembled in the Bihac City Hall. Advisor to the Bosnian European Integrations Director Darija Ramljak, also addressed the participants.

Ambassadors of the EU countries and the Bosnian European Integrations Direction representatives will attend the sessions. They will present the topics related to the European integrations processes and the Bosnia’s future in Europe.

"Meeting Europe” is aimed to initiate discussion with the Bosnian citizens and the NGO sector about the European integrations processes and to offer information on the demands that the EU has set for Bosnia on that way.

Mayors of cities mentioned above will sign declaration on Bosnia’s European future aimed to express their wish for Bosnia’s membership to the EU.

The “Meeting Europe” project is financed by the EU and is implemented by the KYODO and Safety Studies Centre NGOs.

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