Building up on the success of previous editions, more than 1,500 people packed the Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica in Ottawa on 11 December to hear a unique selection of European Christmas carols, beautifully performed by the Cantiamo Girls Choir of Ottawa, La Chorale De La Salle, and the Calixa Lavallée Ensemble.
Let me start by saying that this first ever Stabilisation and Association Council between the European Union and Bosnia and Herzegovina was going to be in itself a positive thing for this very same fact - that it takes place. But let me also say sincerely that this was a very positive meeting also in substance. An extremely good one that allows us to not only be satisfied with the work done over this year, but also to look forward to the next steps of this common work.
Proje ctos de mineração de grande escala são muitas vezes controversos. Isso ocorre porque eles podem ter
grandes impactos sobre a vida e os meios de subsistência de muitas pessoas durante um longo período de tempo. Estes projectos também podem trazer ganhos financeiros significativos para alguns investidores e grupos de pessoas.
Today's decision of the Republika Srpska government to suspend cooperation with certain judicial and law enforcement agencies in Bosnia and Herzegovina could jeopardize the functioning of the judiciary and law enforcement in BiH.
The EU underlines the need to respect the rule of law throughout the whole territory of the country and calls on authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina to maintain mutual cooperation and dialogue.