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European Resource Center

Ms. Amela Efendic, Expert Advisor at International Forum of Solidarity -EMMAUS Office in Sarajevo and CEO of the European Resource Center for the Prevention of Trafficking in Human Beings and Other Forms of Exploitation and SOS line for reporting inappropriate content online – Sigurno dijete will, on behalf of IFS – EMMAUS, attend the Fourth Annual Conference on the Status of Human Rights and Freedoms in Bosnia and Herzegovina, organized by the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina on 23 and 24 May, 2018.

After the opening speeches, the participants discussed the progress in the implementation of the conclusions from the previous conferences, as well as the New Challenges, as well as the current status of acceptance/assistance to refugees and migrants in BiH.

IFS-EMMAUS is recognized as one of the partners of State institutions in the Action Plan for the Purpose of Ensuring Accommodation Capacities for Vulnerable Categories and Other Migrants, and as such, at this conference,  will be signing the Agreement on Cooperation with State.


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