Director General for Political Affairs at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Richard Moore will arrive today in BiH’s capital Sarajevo to pay a visit ahead of the forthcoming Western Balkans summit which will be held in London.
Moore will talk with officials, as well as representatives of civil society, judiciary, business community and other sectors about the Western Balkans summit which be held on July 9th and 10th.
The 2018 Western Balkans Summit in London, United Kingdom, is the upcoming fifth annual summit within the Berlin Process initiative for European integration of Western Balkans states. Previous summits took place in Berlin in 2014, Vienna in 2015, Paris in 2016 and Trieste in 2017. Heads of government, foreign ministers and the ministers of economy of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, as well as EU member states from the region Croatia, Slovenia and EU member states Austria, France, Germany, Italy as well as representatives of the European Union and the International Financial Institutions are to attend.
The summit in London will focus on increasing economic stability by improving the business environment, encouraging entrepreneurship, addressing youth unemployment issues and promoting regional mutual connectivity.