OHR and IMF on the Working Group on the new Central Bank
A working group with representatives from all parts of the country has begun technical preparations for the establishment of the new Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The working group includes officials of the National Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the National Bank of the Republika Srpska; the Finance Ministries of the State, Federatio [...]
Statement by the High Representative, Carl Bildt
STATEMENT BY CARL BILDT, HIGH REPRESENTATIVE Sarajevo, 19 September 1996 The elections just held for the national, entity and cantonal functions pave the way for the full implementation of all the provisions of the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which has been in force since it was signed December 14 last year. In accordance with the Const [...]
Press Communique: Commission for Real Property Claims of Displaced Persons and Refugees.
Under the Dayton Agreement, the Commission for Real Property Claims of Displaced Persons and Refugees is mandated to restore a fair and just system of Property Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In order to continue its work, an appeal is being launched in Sarajevo and Geneva on Monday 16 September, 1996. The Commission is an international and indep [...]
Message from High Representative, Carl Bildt, Head of the OSCE Amb. Frowick and Commander of IFOR, Admiral Lopez to the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Message from High Representative, Carl Bildt, Head of the OSCE Amb. Frowick and Commander of IFOR, Admiral Lopez Sarajevo, 13 September 1996 Message from the High Representative Carl Bildt, Head of OSCE Mission Ambassador Robert Frowick and Commander IFOR Admiral Joseph Lopez to the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina Yesterday was the last day of [...]
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.
OHR Statement by the High Representative, Carl Bildt on municipal elections
STATEMENT BY CARL BILDT, HIGH REPRESENTATIVE Sarajevo, 27 August 1996 The Provisional Election Commission has today decided that it does not consider it feasible to hold municipal elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina on September 14. At the same time, it has reaffirmed its commitment to the holding of the national, entity and cantonal elections on S [...]
Press Statement on Brcko
In the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Federation and the Republika Srpska agreed to binding arbitration of the disputed portion of the Inter-Entity Boundary Line in the Brcko area. In accordance with the General Framework Agreement, the Federation appointed Professor Sadikovic and the Republika Srpska appointed [...]
Statement by the High Representative, Carl Bildt on replacing Mr. Karadzic
STATEMENT BY CARL BILDT, HIGH REPRESENTATIVE Sarajevo, 30 June 1996 An official document of Republika Srpska under which Mr. Karadzic is replaced as functioning President by Ms. Biljana Plavsic has been handed to me. The document is signed and sealed by Mr.
Statement by the High Representative welcoming the decision by OSCE Chairman-in-Office to certify national elections in BiH on September 14
STATEMENT by the High Representative, Carl Bildt Sarajevo, 25 June 1996 I warmly welcome the decision by OSCE Chairman-in-Office Mr. Flavio Cotti to certify national elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina on September 14. Elections will pave the way for setting up the common institutions of the country forseen in the Peace Agreement, thus making it po [...]
Statement by the High Representative, Carl Bildt
For the second week in a row, Republika Srpska Prime Minister Gojko Klickovic failed to turn up at the meeting of the Joint Interim Commission this afternoon. This was in spite of explicit undertakings to come and in spite of the time and place of the meeting being agreed.
Human Rights and the Bosnian Peace Agreement
Carl Bildt, the High Representative responsible for civilian implementation of the Bosnian Peace Agreement, told the Peace Implementation Conference in Florence today (13 June) that the Bosnian Parties must take immediate steps to address human rights shortcomings in all parts of the country. Introducing a report on human rights prepared by the Off [...]
Statement by the High Representative on Admiral Smith
Statement by the High Representative, Mr. Carl Bildt June 6, 1996 I very much regret that Admiral Smith is leaving his position. We have had excellent cooperation throughout a difficult but successful period and the support he has been giving to our efforts has been crucial. Office of the High