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UNICEF Regional Director visiti to Bosnia and Herzegovina, 7-9 March 2012

UNICEF Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of the Independent States, Ms. Marie-Pierre Poirier visited Bosnia and Herzegovina from 7th  to 9th of March 2012.


During her visit, she attended the opening ceremony of the Regional Center Slatina for Early Childhood Development in Laktaši, together with Minister of Health and Social Care of Republika Srpska Ranko Škrbić, Minister of Family, Youth and Sports of Republika Srpska Nada Tešanović , representatives of Laktaši Municipality as well as UNICEF BiH representatives.



Ms Poirier also met with the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republika Srpska, Mr. Anton Kasipović, in Banja Luka.

Social and health protection of children, inclusion, immunization and juvenile justice were the major topics discussed with the Federal BiH Prime Minister on 9.March. Mr. Niksic informed the Regional Director about the activities of his Government and the line ministries, especially related to multi sectorial collaboration. 

During her visit Ms Poirier also participated in the UNICEF’s Regional Staff Association meeting that took place in Sarajevo this year.

UNICEF Regional Director meeting with the Federal Prime Minister: Collaboration for advancement of child rights

UNICEF representatives meet with Minister Kasipović

Slatina: UNICEF Regional Director opened Regional Center for Early Childhood Development in Laktasi





Regionalna direktorica UNICEF-a u posjeti Bosni i Hercegovini


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