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6 August 2021

EU supports border and migration management in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina

EU Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Johann Sattler, handed over to the BiH Border Police and the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) a significant donation in the form of 63 vehicles and pieces ofspecialised equipment, within the EU Support to Migration and Border Management in BiH project.

 

The keys to 35 vans and 12 SUVs, worth over 3 million convertible marks, were given to the BiH Border Police. Additional equipment will also be delivered to significantly strengthen police officerswork and enable them to act faster and be more mobile in the field. The European Union also provided 16 off-road vehicles and protective clothing to the State Investigation and Protection Agency. The total donation to SIPA amounts to more than 460,000 convertible marks.

 

The EU Support to Migration and Border Management in Bosnia and Herzegovina project is funded through an Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) special measure and is implemented by the IOM in partnership with UNHCR, Unicef, UNFPA and the Danish Refugee Council.

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Source: Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Photo credits: Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina

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