Firms from Turkey and Bosnia met in the new center of UNDP

01 Apr 2011


Turkey-Bosnia Herzegovina Business Matchmaking Conference was held on late March in Istanbul. Participants also visited UNDP’s new international center.

New Horizons - The conference has been held with the cooperation of UNDP Bosnia and Turkey offices, hosting of Istanbul Chamber of Commerce and Bosnia Herzegovina Bursa Honorary Consulate, and assistance from TİKA and RUMELISIAD.

Companies from both countries that conduct business in sectors like furniture, vegetables, forest fruits, meat, milk, honey came together in this organization to discuss business opportunities and connect to new trade partners.

UNDP officials from Bosnia and Turkey presented the status of the above-mentioned sectors in these countries, pointing out to the market circumstances, role of private sector as well as duties of the state and custom regulations.

The participants also visited the office of Istanbul International Centre for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD), which was inaugurated by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark in early March.

UNDP Istanbul International Centre for Private Sector in Development aims to increase the involvement of private sector in development efforts.

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