Wigemark: Information Centre on the ICTY Sarajevo is important for the entire country

Head of EU Delegation to BiH and EU Special Representative to BiH Ambassador Lars Gunnar Wigemark visited today the Sarajevo Information Centre on the ICTY.

He was welcomed at the Centre, which was founded by the City of Sarajevo, by the Mayor of Sarajevo Abdulah Skaka.

President of the Mayor’s Council for the Information Centre, Ivo Komšić presented the purpose of foundation, structure, plan of activities and future projects of the Centre which has been operating as part of the City of Sarajevo since May 23 this year.

Ambassador Wigemark said that the foundation of the Centre is an important initiative that will contribute to preservation of the truth about what happened in BiH, and that its existence is therefore important for the whole country.

Wigemark said that the institutions of the European Union as well as the EU member states are continually providing support to the efforts of BiH institutions to establish the rule of law and further develop the judiciary. In that regard, the ambassador expressed his pleasure with the fact that one of the mandates of the Centre is cooperation with legal institutions, individuals and civil society in BiH.

After the meeting ended, Ambassador Wigemark had a tour of the premises of the ICS at the City Hall, including the original courtroom of the ICTY, and wrote in the book of impressions that the truth is necessary for reconciliation and future of BiH.