18 March 2009 - NATO PARLIAMENTARIANS’ SEMINAR IN SARAJEVO TO DISCUSS SITUATION IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, REGION’S PATH TOWARDS EUROPE
Legislators from NATO and partner countries will gather in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 19-21 March 2009 to discuss Balkan security and the region’s path towards Euro-Atlantic integration on the occasion of the 70th Rose-Roth seminar. The meeting, gathering some 40 members of parliament together with representatives of governments, international organisations and academia, is organised in cooperation with the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina and with the support of the Swiss Ministry of Defence.
Sabine Freizer, Europe Programme Director at the International Crisis Group, will give the keynote address on Thursday 19 March.
Several high-level international officials will also speak at the seminar, including Raffi Gregorian, Principal Deputy High Representative, Brigadier General Sabato Errico, Commander of the NATO Headquarters in
The seminar will also include a strong regional dimension. It will discuss regional co-operation on border management, organised crime and economic issues, and the region’s prospects for further Euro-Atlantic integration.
The situation in Kosovo will also feature prominently, with briefings from representatives of EULEX and KFOR, as well as officials from
The final panel on Saturday 21 March will be devoted to justice and reconciliation, interethnic relations, and the role of civil society in the Balkans.