13th session of the Assembly of the Association

13.Oct.2023.
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The thirteenth session of the Assembly of the Association of Municipalities and Cities of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina was held on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. in the hotel Tarčin Forest Resort & Spa, MGallery in Hadžići.

After a short introductory speech by the chairman of the Assembly, Mr. Suad Huskić, the representatives of the Swedish Embassy, Mr. Mario Vignjević, and on behalf of the Association of Local Authorities and Regions of Sweden (SALAR) Lena Falcón and Pontus Forberg, welcomed the attendees.

Within the thematic part of the Assembly, local expert Mrs. Adelina Džanković presented the report "Guarantee of local autonomy in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina through compliance with the standards of the European Charter on Local Self-Government", pointing out the problems of non-compliance of legal regulations in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina with the Law on Principles of Local Self-Government in FBiH and that out of ten cantons in the FBiH, only the Una-Sana canton passed the Law on Local Self-Government, which is harmonized with the Law on Principles of Local Self-Government in the FBiH.

Member of the Commission for Constitutional and Legislative Affairs of the Federation of Municipalities and Cities of the FBiH, Mrs. Elvira Bolić Imširović, informed the members of the Assembly about the proposed model Code of Ethics of the City/Municipal Council. She noted that the Code was accepted by the Presidency of the Federation. She pointed out that this is a joint project of the OSCE and the Association.

In the working part of the Assembly, the members of the Assembly unanimously adopted the Business Model of the Association 2024-2026. as well as Reports on the work of the organs and bodies of the Assembly of the Association and the Directors of the Association for the period 1.1.2022-30.6.2023. years.