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PH.D. Nevenko Herceg President of Herzegovina-Neretva Canton: The commitment for European integration

„The role of the Strategy for the Adriatic-Ionian region (EUSAIR) in enhancing prosperity and security in Europe“ organized The European People’s Party (EPP) in Dubrovnik, President of Herzegovina-Neretva Canton PH.D. Nevenko Herceg said „The Herzegovina-Neretva Canton is interested and ready for the cooperation in four key areas of the Strategy – connecting the region, preserving, protecting and improving the quality of the environment, improvement of regional attractiveness, and innovative growth in the field of fisheries and marine. “

“We are recognized as a region that can contribute to regional dialogue, and I am using this opportunity to thank you for the trust to the President of Schneider and our host counterpart Nikola Dobroslavić, President of the Dubrovnik-Neretva Canton, too, but also all members of the family of the European People’s Party in the European Parliament and the Committee of the Regions which recognizes and promotes the involvement of local and regional authorities in the shaping of European policy, “said the president Herceg adding that” the Government of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton fully shared European values of integration and is firmly committed to, through partnership and cooperation, even more strongly involved in the process and contribute to the earliest possible accession of BiH to the EU “.


At the Conference President of Herzegovina-Neretva Canton PH.D. Nevenko Herceg talked about Bosnia and Hercegovina as a country in the process in EU integration.

„We are grateful we can ask and get help from EU countries implemented The EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR). We belive that the cooperation within the Strategy to help us who are not in the Union yet, but also bring the benefit of the citizens of the whole region by promoting economic and social well-being, growth and jobs throughout the region. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, as well as the whole country, is and always will be for cooperation and unity in all fields. Through the strategy we want to enter into new forms of cooperation, with new tasks which will be given with dedication and in good faith for the benefit of all our citizens” concluded the President Herceg.


There was adopted Declaration of Club of The European People’s Party in the Committee of the Regions. The Declaration was adopted concept makroregional strategy as integrated framework between Europen Union and non EU countries.