FIC members had the opportunity to hear from the competent ministries on the recently ratified West Balkans Agreements within Open Balkan Initiative Conferences were organized on March 15 and 16 to review the impact on the Agreements in the following areas: food safety and electronic identification schemes. On March 15, cooperation in veterinary, phytosanitary and food and feed safety was discuss with the Ministry of Agriculture, namely Head of the Veterinary Inspection Department Zoran Ivanovic, Department for Border Veterinary Inspection Danijela Zivanovic, Head of the Department for Plant Health and Plant Quarantine Sladjana Lukic and Head of the Department of Border Phytosanitary Inspection Ivan Tomasev. The event was moderated by the FIC AIT & Food Committee Co-Presidents Dragana Stikic and Dragan Penezic.
On March 16, Head of the Department for Information Security and Electronic Business Milan Vojvodic talked about connecting identification schemes of the citizens of the Western Balkans. The event was moderated by the FIC Telecommunications & Digital Economy Committee President Daniel Susnjar.
The third presentation in a series is yet to be organized at the beginning of April and will tackle the security and safety of economy entities. Presentations are supported by Regulatory Director Jelena Lazarevic and Regulatory Officer Tanja Jovanovic..