Following the appointment of Haiti’s new government, the European Union (EU), through Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, has pledged further support for the country through a new aid package.
Officials from the European Commission have said they will assess the results of the Turkish referendum and how its far-reaching constitutional amendments might affect the country’s European Union candidacy.
In preparation for European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's (EBRD) new country strategy for Bosnia and Herzegovina, members of the board of directors recently travelled to the county to meet with government authorities, business representatives and civil society organizations.
Government corruption is a problem all over the world, but some of the countries in the Balkan region continue to struggle with relatively serious governmental and political problems, even in the modern age.
The U.S. State Department’s 2016 Annual Human Rights Report contained a 32-page chapter on Bosnia and Herzegovina, which found that “government corruption remained among the country’s most serious problems, contributing to continued political and economic stagnation.”
The European Commission recently published its General Report for 2016, a treaty-obligated annual release that covers how European Union (EU) citizens benefit from the organization’s activities and the EU’s progress on its priorities.
European Commission representatives recently completed an official visit to the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that strengthened ties between the two organizations and furthered support for the Horn of Africa region.
Vojvodjanska Banka and Gallery of Matica srpska recently were honored for responsibility in culture at a celebration hosted by Diplomacy & Commerce magazine, according to a press release on the bank's website.