Statement by OHR and US Embassy on adoption of CPC amendments in the BiH House of Representatives
The OHR and the US Embassy congratulate the BiH House of Representatives for adopting amendments today to the BiH Criminal Procedure Code, which will enable BiH to better fight organized crime and corruption, terrorism and other complex threats in line with international standards.
High Representative marks the 21st Anniversary of Prokosko Lake Tragedy
High Representative Valentin Inzko recalled today the tragic death of twelve OHR and UN officials in a helicopter crash 21 years ago at the Prokosko Lake near Fojnica.
High Representative meets Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Benelux Countries
The High Representative used this opportunity to brief the foreign ministers on political and economic trends in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a particular accent on the upcoming General Elections.
Statement of the Peace Implementation Council Steering Board, the OSCE Mission to BiH and the Council of Europe on the Election Campaign
Tomorrow is the first day of the official campaign for the 2018 General Elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Elections are a fundamental aspect of democracy, in which citizens of BiH will exercise their right to make political choices about the future.
OHR condemns attack on BN TV journalist Vladimir Kovačević
The Office of the High Representative strongly condemns the attack on BN TV journalist Vladimir Kovačević, which occurred on Sunday in Banja Luka.
PDHR Hearne meets Davor Dragicevic
In response to a written request from Mr. Davor Dragicevic for a meeting with the High Representative, PDHR Dennis W. Hearne met today in Sarajevo with Mr. Dragičević, father of the late David Dragičević.
Statement by the OHR and the US Embassy following decision by the BiH HoP to delay adoption of CPC amendments
Some political parties in the BiH House of Peoples (HoP) today decided to undermine the fight against organized crime, corruption, terrorism, and other serious crimes.
High Representative extends condolences following the death of Hatidža Mehmedović
The High Representative, Valentin Inzko, extended his condolences to the Association “Mothers of Srebrenica” following the death of the Association’s President Hatidža Mehmedović.
Inzko: Denying of genocide is absolutely unacceptable
The High Representative condemns in the strongest possible terms recent statements by a number of public figures denying the genocide in Srebrenica, glorifying war crimes and using hate speech and even threats.
High Representative meets Council of Europe “Congress Reflection Group on Mostar”
The High Representative Valentin Inzko met today in Sarajevo with the Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities’ “Congress Reflection Group on Mostar”.
Statement on the BiH CPC by Embassies of Canada, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, UK, USA, OHR and OSCE
The Embassies of Canada, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and the OHR and OSCE are deeply concerned about the evident lack of genuine interest by HDZ BiH and SNSD in implementing the decision of the BiH Constitutional Court on the BiH Criminal Procedure Code (CPC).
OHR welcomes FBiH CC decision aimed at ensuring harmonization of three cantonal constitutions with the FBiH Constitution
The OHR welcomes today’s judgement of the FBiH Constitutional Court which obliges the cantonal assemblies in Posavina, Herzegovina-Neretva, and West Herzegovina Cantons to amend their respective constitutions and bring them in line with the FBiH Constitution, in particular with respect to ensuring full equality of Serb constituent people, the Serbi [...]