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.

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.

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; [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]