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Head of the OSCE Mission to BiH concludes his second visit to Mostar

Photo exhibition “National monuments in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, Foundation Museum Žitomislić (OSCE) Photo details

MOSTAR, – Ambassador Brian Aggeler, Head of the OSCE Mission to BiH, visited Mostar region yesterday to open a photo exhibition “National Monuments in Bosnia and Herzegovina” and the best photography award ceremony, hosted and organized by the Foundation Museum Žitomislić and monastery Žitomislić.     

“As we all know, Bosnia and Herzegovina is home to many cultural and historical sites that are shared by all citizens. Recognizing this heritage and working together to preserve and promote it sustainably builds social cohesion, mutual understanding and appreciation for diversity. I am delighted for the Mission’s support to this event and similar causes across the country and I congratulate all the participants of the exhibition for the extraordinary photos.” said Aggeler. 

During his visit, with the Chief Editor of Dnevni List, Ambassador Aggeler discussed the crucial importance of investigative media to a healthy democracy, and offered the Mission’s continuous and full support to tacking challenges to media freedom in BiH. 

Ambassador Aggeler also met the church officials of the Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity with whom he talked about the recent attacks on the Cathedral and the general status of Serbs in Mostar.

Marina Đapić of the Association “Rezon” provided Ambassador Aggeler with an alternative tour of Mostar, through the eyes of Mostar Street Arts Festival.

With the representatives of the United World College, People in Need and OKC Abrašević Ambassador Aggeler met to discuss peacebuilding, education and community cohesion initiatives and thank them for their tireless efforts to foster peace and inclusivity in Mostar.

The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina will continue to support different communities across BiH in making the country a better place for all of its citizens. 

Source: OSCE