The Centre for Security Studies organised a conference entitled “NATO: Cost and Benefits of BiH Accession“. The conference was held in Sarajevo on the 9th of July, 2009 at the Hotel Europa, Vladislava Skari?a 5.

Bearing in mind the political and military aspects of BiH accession to NATO, the aim was to evaluate also the economic indicators related to the membership. During the conference, the preliminary results of the research conducted by the Centre on this topic were presented, as well as public opinion results, and the comparative experiences of individual countries on these issues.

Speakers at the event were distinguished international and local experts in the field of defence and security and Euro-Atlantic integration and the participants included representatives of the legislative and executive authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, representatives of the international community, NGOs and media.