The Stabilisation and Association Committee between the EU and BiH, established to monitor implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement at a technical level, is held its second meeting on 31 May 2017, in Sarajevo.
In accordance with the Decision of the Government of the Republic of Srpska adopted at its 124th meeting held on 11 May 2017, in addition to the representatives of the Ministry of Economic Relations and Regional Cooperation, the Republic of Srpska is represented at this meeting also by the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Administration and Local Self-Government, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Labour and Veterans, Ministry of Trade and Tourism, Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining, Ministry of Education and Culture, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Ministry of Refugees and Displaced Persons, Ministry of Spatial Planning, Civil Engineering and Ecology, Ministry of Education and Culture, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Republic of Srpska Civil Service Agency, RS Centre for War and War Crimes Research and Search for Missing Persons, Republic of Srpska Judicial and Prosecutorial Training Centre, Republic of Srpska Statistics Institute, Supreme Office for the Republic of Srpska Public Sector Auditing, Republic of Srpska Insurance Agency and Republic of Srpska Banking Agency.
Discussions at the meeting concern the progress achieved during the past period by the competent BiH institutions in fulfilling the obligations arising from the SAA between the European Union and BiH, i.e. in approximating to the EU rules and standards within: political and economic criteria, justice, freedom and security, trade, industry, customs and taxation, internal market and competition, innovation, information society, social policy, transport, energy, environment, regional development, and agriculture and fisheries.
source: Vlada RS