Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs supports the implementation of the Stockholm convention on persistent organic pollutants substances

Based on the previous projects between the University of Sarajevo, the University of Banja Luka and the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) as cooperating partners, a workshop on the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in BiH was held in November 2013.

On the 27th of November the Norwegian ambassador, Vibeke Lilloe, did the welcoming speech on the workshop about implementation of the content of the Stockholm convention on persistent organic pollutants substances in Sarajevo.

This workshop is based on the previous projects between the University of Sarajevo, the University of Banja Luka and the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) as cooperating partners.

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Photo: Mari Nordal, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo writes on their website that The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is proud to have supported 3 of these projects regarding the Stockholm convention in BiH, which resulted in the first set of extensive data and reporting on the levels of persistent organic pollutants substances in the rivers Neretva and Bosna.

As ambassador Lilloe underlined in her speech - through this type of cooperation several goals are achieved, such as capacity building, environmental awareness raising, exchange of ideas and experiences and information about the persistent organic pollutants substances in the Bosnian and Herzegovinian environment.

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Sist oppdatert 17.09.2015