On January 17, 2024, a high-ranking diplomatic delegation led by the Ambassador of the European Union Delegation, His Excellency Emanuele Zioffreno, consisting of 20 ambassadors from EU member states, visited Sremska Mitrovica, specifically the archaeological site known as the “Imperial Palace.” The delegation was welcomed by the Minister for European Integration, Tanja Miščević, and the Mayor, Svetlana Milovanović.

After addressing the attendees, Mayor Milovanović briefed them on the city’s project activities funded by the European Union. Special emphasis was placed on presenting the ongoing activities of the project “Experience Roman Heritage on Drina and Sava – Roman Emperors Route,” which is being implemented through the cross-border cooperation program between Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, financed by the EU. The project manager and senior conservator, Dušanka Stanković, presented the activities completed so far, followed by a guided tour of the “Imperial Palace” site for the ambassadors, led by guide Tatjana Jesretić.

The project “Experience Roman Heritage on Drina and Sava – Roman Emperors Route” is being carried out by the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments in Sremska Mitrovica, in collaboration with partners including the Archaeological Museum in Skelani, the Tourist Organization of the Municipality of Srebrenica, and the Center for Sustainable Development and Democracy in Belgrade.