Gerhard Jandl, Director for Security Policy of the Federal Ministry for European Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria and Barbara Schwartz, President of Europa-Forum Wachau and reconstruction of infrastructure in the Government of Lower Austria invited Haris Pašović, director of the East West Center Sarajevo, to participate in the Europe-Forum Wachau from June 10 – 11, 2017. The theme of this year’s Forum is “Europe closer to its citizens.” Pašović will participate in the work of one of the four working groups Europa-Forum – the working group dealing with the theme: “All cultures? Tensions between migration, democracy and the rule of law ” Europe-Forum Wachau is initiated by Sebastian Kurz, Minister of European Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria, who will also take part in the work of this important event. Beside him in the Europa-Forum 2017 will also participate: Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood; Pavlo Klimkin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine; Ivica Dacic, the acting Prime Minister of the Serbian Government and other political, social and cultural leaders. This is the first time that BiH cultural worker and artist participates in the work of the Forum-Europe. This is a significant recognition of our country in the European integration process; bh. culture and to Haris Pasovic and East West Center Sarajevo.