On Tuesday 4th of December 2012, the Association of Employers of the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina (UPFBiH) celebrated the 10th anniversary of its foundation. About 200 members and guests, among them 5 ministers and the speaker of the parliament, attended the celebration. They were welcomed by the president, Mr. Safudin Cengis, who in particular thanked the founder of the association, Mr. Tomislav Grizelj for his vital contribution and proudly announced that today the UPFBiH has 1300 members and 15 sectoral associations.
At the occasion of this anniversary, the UPFBiH issued awards to local personalities and international organisations such as the ILO, BusinessEurope as well as DECP. Jean-Marie Standaert, DECP’s country manager for Bosnia-Herzegovina, attended the event and accepted the award on behalf of DECP.