Bosnia and Herzegovina APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To enhance relations and mutual co-operation between the UK and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Recent Documents related to Bosnia and Herzegovina

1. Financial sanctions, Bosnia and Herzegovina
01/01/2021 - HM Treasury
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Found: Financial sanctions, Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently subject to UK

2. Overseas Business Risk - Bosnia and Herzegovina
08/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Overseas Business Risk - Bosnia and Herzegovina Information on key security and political

3. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with A or B)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Bosnia and Herzegovina This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between

4. Explanatory memorandum: UK/Bosnia and Herzegovina: Agreement on International Road Transport
12/01/2021 - Treaty
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5. Securing justice and maintaining peace for Bosnian citizens
05/11/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: UN, at the Security Council briefing on Bosnia and Herzegovina Published 5 November 2019

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Recent Speeches related to Bosnia and Herzegovina

1. Bosnia and Herzegovina
09/11/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Affairs if she will make a statement on Bosnia and Herzegovina and the potential of a renewed conflict - Speech Link
2: his interest in the current situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and he is right to highlight it. The recent - Speech Link
3: engaged in the Balkans, and until recently in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In December last year we withdrew from - Speech Link

2. Bosnia and Herzegovina
10/11/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: territorial integrity and sovereignty of Bosnia and Herzegovina. After the devastating conflict of the - Speech Link
2: honourable friend the Europe Minster was in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the summer to support that work. - Speech Link
3: balance on the destabilising actions in Bosnia and Herzegovina. At the upcoming NATO Foreign Ministers - Speech Link

3. Asylum Seekers: Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina
18/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: asylum seekers at the border of Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina; and what representations they plan to make - Speech Link
2: police eventually pushes them out of the EU into Bosnia. It is a vital national interest to work with the - Speech Link
3: now helping 55 public health centres in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and more than 600 service providers, decision-makers - Speech Link

4. UK and the Western Balkans (IRC Report)
24/05/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: that have not yet become members: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia - Speech Link
2: work and legacy as high representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina. His tenure represents the high-water mark - Speech Link
3: paramilitary unit serving the Serb separatist leader in Bosnia”. This comes a year after Russian - Speech Link

5. Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 4) Regulations 2020
08/02/2021 - Grand Committee

1: these instruments establish. First, the Bosnia and Herzegovina sanctions regulations are aimed at promoting - Speech Link
2: emphasise in particular the importance of the Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Bosnia and Herzegovina
1. Bosnia and Herzegovina: NATO
asked by: Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how they are supporting Bosnia and Herzegovina’s preparations for full membership of NATO.

2. Bosnia and Herzegovina: Coronavirus
asked by: Alicia Kearns
... what assessment he has made of the accuracy of recent claims made by the COVAX facility in relation to Bosnia and Herzegovina's vaccine distribution capability; and what steps he is taking with international partners to support vaccine delivery in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

3. Bosnia and Herzegovina: Genocide
asked by: Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the lessons that can be learned from the Genocide of 1995 in Bosnia and Herzegovina; and what steps they are taking to ensure there is adherence to the Dayton Accords.

4. Bosnia-Herzegovina: Bilateral Aid
asked by: Lord Collins of Highbury
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how much bilateral official development assistance they expect to provide to Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2021/22.

5. Bosnia and Herzegovina: NATO
asked by: Daniel Kawczynski
... what support her Department is providing to assist Bosnia and Herzegovina with joining NATO.

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6 Current APPG Officers
Alicia Kearns Portrait
Alicia Kearns
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Rutland and Melton
Joined: 7th August 2020
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Portrait
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
1 APPG Membership
Gypsies, Travellers and Roma
Tom Randall Portrait
Tom Randall
Vice Chair
Conservative - Gedling
Joined: 17th November 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alicia Kearns MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.


Public Enquiry Point:

Amil Khan, Remembering Srebrenica, 146-150 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9NX. Tel: 0121 454 3343


No benefits in kind are on record for the Bosnia and Herzegovina APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Bosnia and Herzegovina APPG

Former APPG Officers
Karen Lumley Portrait
Karen Lumley
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Redditch
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Dubs Portrait
Lord Dubs
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Stephen Gethins Portrait
Stephen Gethins
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for North East Fife
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 31st August 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017