15.11.1996

Statement by the High Representative Carl Bildt welcoming President Clinton’s announcement of US participation in the Follow-On force and his commitment of US troops to Bosnia for the next eighteen months

Statement by Mr. Carl Bildt, High Representative Sarajevo, 15 November 1996 I warmly welcome President Clinton's announcement of US participation in the Follow-On force and his commitment of US troops to Bosnia for the next eighteen months. We agree with his approach that foreign troops should be withdrawn only gradually and as circumstances permit [...]
31.10.1996

Press Release

The Office of the High Representative sharply refutes the ludicrous allegations made to the press this week that journalists from the Federation were denied access by the OHR to the Presidency session at the National Museum on 29 October.
22.10.1996

OHR Statement by the High Representative on local elections in BiH

STATEMENT BY CARL BILDT, HIGH REPRESENTATIVE Sarajevo, 22 October 1996. With the postponement of the local elections, the international community will now be in a better position to assure local elections according to the higher standards which we are seeking.
15.10.1996

Statement on Succession Issues in Brussels

Further exploratory discussions on Succession Issues took place at the Office of the High Representative in Brussels on October 14 and 15. Delegations from all five states participated. The discussions were constructive, and will be resumed in three or four weeks time.
12.10.1996

International Commission on Missing Persons Meeting in Geneva

The recently-formed International Commission on Missing Persons in the former Yugoslavia held its initial meeting in Geneva on October 11 and 12. The Commissioners participating were Commission chairman Cyrus Vance, former U.S. Secretary of State; Lord Carrington, former British Foreign Minister; Robert Badinter, former French Minister of Justice; [...]
09.10.1996

Third Reprot of the High Representative for Implementation of the Bosnian Peace Agreement to the Secretary-General of the United Nations

Sarajevo, 9 October 1996 The High Representative, Mr Carl Bildt, has submitted to the United Nations Secretary General his third report on his activities in implementing the Peace Agreement. This has now been released in New York as an official Security Council document. Following the certification by the OSCE of the 14th September elections, Mr Bi [...]
28.09.1996

Abandoned Property Legislation

As the designated final authority regarding interpretation of the civilian aspects of the Peace Agreement, the Legal Department of the Office of the High Representative (OHR) recently prepared an opinion on the question whether or not property legislation applicable in Bosnia and Herzegovina is in compliance with the Dayton Peace Agreement. The opi [...]