Statement of the High Representative on the appeals judgement in the case against Radovan Karadzic
Today the Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals rendered its judgment in the case against Radovan Karadzic, confirming the guilty trial judgement and pronouncing a harsher penalty by sentencing him to life imprisonment for crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity and violations of the laws and customs of [...]
High Representative attends the funeral of David Dragičević in Austria
High Representative Valentin Inzko attended the funeral of David Dragičević in Wiener Neustadt (Austria) today.
Scanlan: Brčko port modernization opens door for other infrastructure projects
Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko Supervisor Michael Scanlan commended the adoption of the EBRD Loan Agreement for the Brčko Port modernization at yesterday’s session of the Brčko District Assembly.
Brcko Supervisor Scanlan visits District
Brcko Supervisor Michael Scanlan paid his first official visit to Brcko District. During the day, Supervisor Scanlan had meetings with Brcko Mayor and Deputy Mayor, Sinisa Milic and Anto Domic, as well as the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Brcko Assembly, Esed Kadric and Ivo Filipovic.
High Representative visits Brussels
High Representative Valentin Inzko is in Brussels today participating in an event at the European Parliament on the Western Balkans.
Michael Scanlan takes over duty as Principal Deputy High Representative
Today the High Representative, Valentin Inzko, welcomed Michael Scanlan as the new Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko District Supervisor.
HR Inzko: Refrain from polarizing action and focus on formation of authorities
Commenting on the announcement of an initiative to challenge the name of the RS before the BiH Constitutional Court, the High Representative recalls that the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina recognises that Bosnia and Herzegovina consists of two entities, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republika Srpska.
High Representative meets new Austrian Ambassador
High Representative Valentin Inzko met today with the newly appointed Austrian Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ulrike Hartmann.
EUD/EUSR, OHR, US: Formation of FBiH House of Peoples to be Completed
The efforts of political parties should focus on the establishment of new authorities, starting with the election of delegates to the new Federation House of Peoples by the cantonal assemblies.
High Representative Inzko visits Slovenia
The High Representative Valentin Inzko met Slovenian President Borut Pahor today in Ljubljana
Bosnia and Herzegovina has lost a passionate advocate and a true friend
Bosnia and Herzegovina has lost a passionate advocate and a true friend. During his nearly four-year mandate as the High Representative, from May 2002 until January 2006, Lord Ashdown worked tirelessly with BiH partners and the international community, and made consequential decisions, always with a vision for the present and the future of Bosnia a [...]
HR Inzko: BiH continues to discriminate against its citizens
For almost a decade, Bosnia and Herzegovina has failed to take an important step towards eliminating discrimination of its citizens and providing equal rights to all of them.