Foreign Minister of Sweden in visit to BiH

May 5, 2017 10:00 AM

Scenes from the event - "Women Peace and Security in Mali - supporting women’s role and effective participation In the implementation of the Malian peace accords." The event was organized by the Government of Mali with support from UN Women Mali Country Office and held at United Nations Headquarters on 22 October, 2015. Speakers included: UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glenmarec; Saran Keita, Edmund Mulet, Assistant Secretary General United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations; Marie Noelle Vaeza, Head of Programme, UN Women; Margot Wallstrom, Minister Foreign Affairs, Sweden; Sangare Oumou, Minister of Gender Affairs of Mail Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

Foreign Minister of Sweden Margot Wallström will pay an official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina today, as part of her visit to the region.

She will meet with BiH Presidency member Bakir Izetbegovic as well as with two other two members of the Presidency, is announced from the Swedish Embassy in BiH.

Moreover, Wallstrom will meet with Foreign Minister of BiH Igor Crnadak and the Chairman of BiH Council of Ministers Denis Zvizdic. She will also meet with representatives of civil society organizations to discuss issues of gender equality and LGBT rights in BiH.

This visit will confirm the strong and friendly relations between Sweden and BiH and the continued assistance of Sweden to BiH’s integration into the European Union.

Sweden is one of the largest donors of BiH in the sectors of economic development, democracy, human rights and the environment.

Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

 

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