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Vienna: "Days of Serbia and Srpska" PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 04 October 2019.
altThe event entitled "Days of Serbia and Srpska", co-organized by the Embassy of Serbia, Office of Republika Srpska in Austria and the Association of Serbian Clubs, was officially launched on 4 October with cultural and art programs staged in Kursalon Hübner Music Hall in Vienna.
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Toronto: Literary Evening at the Consulate General PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 03 October 2019.
altThe Consulate General in Toronto, together with the "Desanka Maksimovic" Association of Canada, organized a literary evening on Gordana Simeunovic's collection of poems "Apple in Serbian Poetry" on 3 October, at its premises.
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Strasbourg: Ambassador Djurovic signs Convention on the counterfeiting of medical products PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 October 2019.
altOn the occasion of the ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Council of Europe, during the "Treaty Week", Ambassador Aleksandra Djurovic, head of the Permanent Mission of Serbia to the Council of Europe, on 2 October 2019 in the Palace of Europe in Strasbourg signed the Convention on the counterfeiting of medical products and similar criminal acts posing a threat to public health.

The convention, also known as MEDICRIME was adopted in 2011 and so far has been signed by 32 states in an attempt to reduce risks to human health by establishing a legal framework for cooperation around the globe to fight counterfeiting of medical products.
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Oslo: 50 years since the founding of Norway-WB Friendship Association PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 October 2019.
altAmbassador Suzana Boskovic Prodanovic and Jasmina Petrovic, First Counsellor, attended the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Norway-Western Balkans Friendship Society, from 13 to 15 September. The ceremony began on 13 September by laying a wreath at the tomb of Gunar Karlgard, the first President of the Norwegian chapter of the Society.

Ambassador Suzana Boskovic Prodanovic emphasized that friendship, based on suffering, had lasted much longer than fifty years, regardless of political and any other circumstances. Madam Ambassador underlined that direct people-to-people contacts, without which it would not have been possible to maintain a friendship, cherish the memory of a difficult historical period and pass it on to younger generations, were crucial. She pointed to the symbolism of the trip to Levanger, as Yugoslav internees built the E-6 highway connecting Oslo and the north of the country. She extended special thanks to Norway for taking care of the monuments and sites of Yugoslav internees' plight.

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The participants as well as members of the Serbian Diaspora from Trondheim and Levanger surroundings, gathered in front of a memorial plaque in the woods near the Falstad Center to pay tribute to the prisoners of war, victims of World War II. The commemoration ended with a gala dinner at which the guest of honor was a ninety-two-year-old Norwegian woman who was named an honorary member of the Society because in 1945, as an eighteen-year-old girl, she was in a group of Norwegians who organized humanitarian aid and social activities for surviving inmates, until their transport to the former Yugoslavia.

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The anniversary commemoration in Norway was attended by representatives of the Society from Norway and Serbia, Norwegian officials, as well as Norwegian and Serbian friends of the Society, some of whom, especially for the occasion, traveled to Levanger from remote parts of Norway.

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The Norwegian-Yugoslav Friendship Society was founded in 1968 in Trondheim and its sister organization was established in Niš a year later.
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Ankara: Promotion of Belgrade for Turkish tourists PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 October 2019.
altOn October 1st, the Serbian Embassy in Ankara organized promotion of Belgrade for representatives of local travel agencies and more than 200 guests. The presentation, hosted by Ambassador Zoran Markovic and Director of the Tourism Organization of Belgrade Miodrag Popovic, featured promotional films about the Serbian capital.
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Tehran: Embassy of Serbia at diplomatic sports tournament PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 29 September 2019.
altAmbassador Dragan Todorovic and First Councilor Robert Popovic participated in a table tennis tournament within the "Peace and Friendship Cup" organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran for Embassy representatives. Iranian Press TV reported on the diplomatic tournament, in English.

Ambassador Todorovic seized the opportunity to speak with Iran's President of the Table Tennis Federation Mehbadi Ali Gardashi about bilateral co-operation in this sport.
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