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Stories from the Internet

05.06.2017 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

Under the motto „Surf smart“, the Minister of Communication and Transport of BiH Ismir Jusko, the Swiss Ambassador to BiH Andrea Rauber Saxer and Amela Efendić from the International Forum of Solidarity EMMAUS launched the "Stories from the Internet" in official languages of BiH.


Special recognition for the students in Jajce

01.06.2017 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Group of francophone ambassadors with the support from other ambassadors/representatives of international community in Bosnia and Herzegovina presented a special recognition “Bridge for the Future – Le pont pour l'avenir“ to the informal group of high school students of Jajce for their efforts to stop divisions in their schools in the Central Bosnian Canton today.




Switzerland supports BiH in managing diaspora potential

16.05.2017 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

Switzerland and Bosnia and Herzegovina signed today a Memorandum of Understanding for the continuation of the project Mainstreaming the Concept of Migration and Development into Strategies, Policies and Actions in BiH – Diaspora for Development (D4D). On behalf of both countries, the Memorandum was signed by the Swiss Ambassador to BiH Andrea Rauber Saxer and Semiha Borovac, BiH Minister for Human Rights and Refugees, with Sezin Sinanoglu, UNDP Resident Representative for BiH, and Radmila Urošević, Acting Head of IOM Mission, on behalf of the organisations that will implement the project.



New Swiss Cooperation Strategy 2017-20

22.02.2017 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Swiss Cooperation Strategy Bosnia and Herzegovina 2017-2020 is the expression of Switzerland’s renewed commitment to continue its longstanding partnership with Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Scream for Me Sarajevo

13.12.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

Special screening of the documentary “Scream for Me Sarajevo” held at December, 13th at the crowded Meeting Point Cinema, was organised by the Sarajevo Film Festival and the Swiss Embassy in BiH.


BiH Diaspora Forum in Bern

26.11.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

Forum of BiH Diaspora in Switzerland was held in Bern as part of "i-platform” initiative supported by Swiss Government, bringing together over a hundred participants.  


Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction of Bosnia and Herzegovina

23.11.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

With support of the Embassy of Switzerland in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Ministry of Security of BiH in cooperation with the United Nations in BiH organized the Fourth Conference of the Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo today. Conference gathered around 100 DRR professionals from all levels of government, international community and non-governmental organizations.


White book presentation

09.11.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Foreign Investors Council (FIC) in Bosnia and Herzegovina presented its most important written document „White Book 2015/2016“ in Sarajevo today. The publication is a set of recommendations to the authorities on different topics. This year’s chapter on labour law is following the recommendations of the Swiss Government supported Youth Employment Project (YEP).


Continuation of education in mental health occupational therapy for FBiH

04.11.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

Continuation of education in mental health occupational therapy for the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been formalised by the signing of an agreement between the Faculty of Medicine of the University in Zenica and Association XY as part of the Mental Health Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project is supported by the Government of Switzerland and implemented by Association XY in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health and the RS Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.

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