The REC's executive director Mr. Mihail Dimovski had a busy schedule last month as the organisation continues with its internal developments and explores new external opportunities.
On February 1, 2018, the REC’s executive director Mr. Mihail Dimovski visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary to continue the negotiations between the REC and the Government of Hungary with respect to the property agreement. On February 9, Mr. Dimovski called a staff meeting to present and discuss the current state of play of the organisation and the measures to be proposed to the REC Board of Directors at the extraordinary meeting held on February 12, 2018.
Mr. Chris Djikens, chair of the European Union Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL), and Michael Nicholson, manager of the IMPEL Secretariat, visited the REC for half a day and met with Mr. Dimovski and the Business Development team to discuss opportunities for cooperation. On February 22, 2018, staff were informed about the planned internal temporary, non-irreversible measures to be applied. Also on February 22, during a reception held to mark the 57th Anniversary of Independence and the 27th Anniversary of the Liberation of the State of Kuwait, Mr. Dimovski had an opportunity to talk with various government representatives about the REC’s current activities in Eastern Europe.
On February 28, Mr. Dimovski visited REC Office Kosovo* and took the opportunity to hold a bilateral meeting with Mr. Béla Bozsik, chargé d’affaires at the Embassy of Hungary in Kosovo*, regarding REC activities in Kosovo*.
* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.