The two-day conference held at the BURCH University from the 26th to the 27th of September, 2016.
The conference entitled "Agriculture and Rural Development in the Function of Sustainable Development of energy efficiency in buildings" aims to present the results of previous work and prepare projects and plans for the near future.
The conference is organized by the non-governmental associations Green Council in Sarajevo, and Burch University, which was supported by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in BiH, USAID, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Embassy of France, the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, and many other friends of the project.
Mr. Jan Snaidauf, Head of the Political and Economic Affairs of the EU in Bosnia and Herzegovina, spoke about the importance of this and similar initiatives for the integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the EU, but also support from the EU that BiH will have in the continuation of the process towards integration.
On this occasion, the director of the Economic Department of USAID Mr.Tomas Rojas, presented three projects in the field of agriculture and rural development and energy efficiency.
On the same occasion the audience was addressed by the Rector of the BURCH University Prof. Dr. Teoman Duman, who stressed the importance of engagement of BURCH University in such projects.