A UK-based mining company said it signed an agreement to take control of a 17% stake in local company Steemlin in exchange for financing the refurbishment and recommissioning of a ferrosilicon smelter in Jajce, central Bosnia. Continue reading UK Miner Will Finance Jajce Smelter Overhaul
Veterans of the Bosnian war who fought units of the Bosniak-controlled government in Sarajevo are protesting in front of the Federation entity parliament while a session of the House of Peoples is in progress.
An annual golf tournament will take place on Friday and Saturday, September 29-30 in Sarajevo. 16 professional and 48 amateur golf players will take part in the ProAm tournament at the VF golf course. Continue reading Sarajevo’s Annual Golf Tournament Will Take Place Next week
Bosnia moved closer to membership in NATO in the last three months by registering more military property to the state, which is a Tallinn condition for activation of the Membership Action Plan, defense minister said in her presentation of the progress Bosnia made in the defense department, given to ambassadors of NATO countries in Sarajevo. Continue reading Defense Minister Briefs Ambassadors on Bosnia’s Progress towards NATO Membership
The results of a project for raising public awareness of flood risks and the degree of readiness to respond to floods, and a demonstration of water rescue exercise were presented on Friday at Rafting Club Kanjon in Banja Luka. Continue reading Project Helps Local Communities Prepare for Floods
Bosnia joined an international alliance for torture-free trade, launched at the United Nations General Assembly this week, in New York. The initiative of the European Union, Argentina and Mongolia, joined by 58 countries, aims to stop the trade in goods used to carry out executions and commit torture. Continue reading Bosnia Joins Initiative to End Trade in Torture Tools
The United States Embassy in Sarajevo is hosting an annual Regional Chiefs of Mission Workshop for U.S. Ambassadors. Ambassadors to Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia are participating in the workshop, held September 17-19. Continue reading Embassy Hosts Regional Chiefs of Mission Workshop for U.S. Ambassadors