Opening ceremony - Centre for children and persons with special needs in Orašje

Date Publish: 
Friday, December 11, 2015

JAPANESE GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES, IOM, ORAŠJE MUNICIPALITY AND POSAVINA CANTON ARE GOING TO OFFICIALLY OPEN THE CENTRE FOR CHILDREN AND PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN ORAŠJE

On 11.12.2015., Orašje - H.E. Kazuya OGAWA, ambassador of Japan in BiH, Mr. Nobumitsu KAMIO, the first secretary at the Japanese Embassy in BiH, Mr. Harry SMITH, IOM representative, Mr. Đuro TOPIĆ Mayor of Orašje and Mr. Marijan KLAIĆ, Prime Minister of Posavina Canton are going to officially open the newly constructed Centre in Orašje.

As the response to long-term needs after catastrophic floods in May 2014, government of Japan decided to invest 1,2 million BAM in a project for development, recovery and reconstruction of centres for children with special needs and disabilities. Within this project, implemented by International Organization for Migration (IOM), construction, recovery and reconstruction of five centres for children with special needs suffering damage in May 2014 floods is going to take place in Derventa, Orašje, Bijeljina, Srbac and Prijedor municipalities, enabling these centres to fully restart or begin its work in better quality conditions and facilities.

The realization of this project will apply the principles of raising quality while rebuilding (building-back-better) in order to ensure maximum profitability of the project after its completion, and thus allow municipalities to be able to continue to provide support to these centers when this project is completed.

 

For more info, please contact:

IOM: Edita Selimbegovic, PR

eselimbegovic@iom.int 033 293 713; 061 215 839