„The British Fellowship Programme's“attendees from Bosnia and Herzegovina have visited the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in London. 22 women working in digital sector and holding highly responsible positions in different areas of public life in Bosnia and Herzegovina formed this group (public administration, private businesses, media and NGOs).
This two-week Programme is rather versatile and intensive as for its content, combined with specialized lectures delivered by the representatives of the British Government and Members of the British Parliament. Also, in course of the Programme, the attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the latest best practices in the United Kingdom in the digital sector and IT industry. Naturally, the best part of the Programme are the visits to the important cultural-historical landmarks in London.
In course of an appropriate reception, the Programme’s attendees learnt about the Embassy’s activities, while the Ambassador Branko T. Neskovic in his brief address wished them a warm welcome, emphasizing an increasing British interest in digital industry and IT sector in our country. The Ambassador also expressed his appreciation to his guests for having shown with their own example that women can be very successful leaders and equal to their male colleagues in IT sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina, adding that in the Great Britain also the women are highly represented in all domains of political, economic and public life.
The second diplomatic charity basketball tournament entitled „Dunking Diplomats 2018” was staged on 12th May in London.
In the Tournament, eight teams comprising around 100 „basket players“ pertaining to the London’s diplomatic corps took part, while the event was staged at the premises of the American School in London. The Tournament gathered considerable number of the diplomatic corps’ representatives, and competition rules applied were those issued by the Basketball England.
Pursuing regular diplomatic activities, Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina in London Branko T. Neskovic from 7 to 9 February visited the Northern Ireland, one of the constituent parts of the United Kingdom, having had on that occasion discussions with the officials of this friendly country, a homeland of the ancient Celts.
In course of this first visit to the Northern Ireland Ambassador Neskovic met: Speaker of the Assembly Robin Newton, high officials of the two most influential parties, Peter Weir from the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and John O'Dowd from the Sinn Fein Party, and also Assembly Members from the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), Alliance Party, Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), Director for future relations with the European Union (for Brexit) Michael Harkin, the Belfast Mayor Cllr Nuala McAlister, International Business Executive Director of Invest Northern Ireland Steven Harper and NI-CO Executive Director Graeme McCammon.
Within their weekly work schedule, the British Government's fellows and attendees of the BiH-FCO Fellowship Programme „Raising Standards of Media Professionalism“ have visited, on 2 February 2018, the BiH Embassy in London, when a reception was organized for all the attendees.
During a very cordial and interesting conversation with the Ambassador Neskovic and the Embassy's diplomatic staff, the journalists, the representatives of media and of the institutions governing the media work in BiH, have expressed their interest in Embassy's activities in its host country over the past period, in actual political situation, in possibilities for an improved economic cooperation, in opportunities for providing the scholarships to our students, in extent to which the BiH diaspora is organized and active here.
Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in London attended the 30th IMO (International Maritime Organization) Assembly Session, held in London from 27 November to 6 December 2017.
All 172 IMO Member States attended the Session.