Reaction to the article which was published in the newspaper Dnevni Avaz
As a reaction to the article which was published in the newspaper Daily Avaz of 23 July 1997, under the title "Entire Judiciary Run by Croats?", the Office of the High Representative would like to make the following comments:
OHR Press Statement
The decision of Mrs Plavsic appears to be in line with the Constitution. We hope that the other organs of government in the RS also behave within the provisions of the constitution.
Appointment of new Principal Deputy High Representative
STATEMENT by the High Representative, Carlos Westendorp Appointment of new Principal Deputy High Representative The Hague, 02 July 1997 In welcoming the appointment of General Jacques Klein as the new Principal Deputy High Representative in the Hague today the High Representative Carlos Westendorp made the following statement: "When I asked the Uni [...]
Human Rights Working Group Press Release
The Human Rights Working Group, comprised of OHR, OSCE, UNHCR, UNCA, IPTF, SFOR, UN HIGH COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, based in Banja Luka expresses deep concern over the failure of Republika Srpska police authorities to enforce the law by re-instating 38 families to their legally owned homes.
Press Statement on Succession Issues
A plenary meeting to give further consideration to succession issues was held at the Office of the High Representative in Brussels on 2,3 and 4 June 1997.
At the end of the meeting between the HDZ and SDA City Boards ofMostar on May 29, the HDZ Chief' Mile Puljic asked those present not to give any detailed public statements but only to inform the press that the negotiations will continue on Monday. On his request, this was agreed between all participants.
Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina officially constituted
Today in the Office of the High Representative the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina was officially constituted.
Announcement of the meeting of the Steering Board of the PIC in Sintra
STATEMENT by the High Representative, Carl Bildt Sarajevo, 22 May 1997 The Steering Board of the Peace Implementation Council will meet at Ministerial level in Sintra, in Portugal, on 30 May. The last meeting of the Steering Board was in Paris November 14 last year.
I flatly condemn the stoning of two buses yesterday in Brcko as a series of criminal acts intended to terrorize Bosniak visitors to this city. These were not random acts of vandalism. They were planned and organized. I have asked that a full investigation of these related incidents be completed without delay.
Joint Press Statement On Brcko Bus Incident
Yesterday two buses carrying a delegation of Serbs, Croats and Bosniacs from the SD P led by Mr Zlatko Lagumdzija traveled to Brcko to visit the office of the Deputy High Representative for Brcko Ambassador Bill Farrand. The group was also accompanied by a delegation from Sweden.
Effective implementation of the civilian part of DPA is linked to the mandate of SFOR in our country. We know the date when SFOR shall leave, but what is not known is to what extent and whether it will be possible in the next fifteen months, if not every single word, then at least the annexes which are of vital interest for bringing to life the BiH [...]
Principals Welcome Joint Statement On Return
The Principals of OHR, UNHCR, SFOR, UNIPTF, OSCE note with great interest the attached Statement delivered by the Minister of Civil Affairs and Communications of Bosnia and Herzegovina, on behalf of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Council of Ministers, the Government of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Federation and the Republika Srpska, to the Expanded Regi [...]