25.06.1996

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 [...]
25.06.1996

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.
13.06.1996

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 [...]
06.06.1996

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
30.05.1996

Statement by the High Representative

STATEMENT BY CARL BILDT, HIGH REPRESENTATIVE Sarajevo, 30 May 1996 I have been informed by the authorities of Republika Srpska that, on the basis of Paragraph 2 of Article 80 of the Constitution of the RS, Vice-President Prof. Dr. Biljana Plavsic has from 20 May been entrusted with performing tasks of the President of the RS in the domain of intern [...]
28.05.1996

Statement by Ambassador Michael Steiner on Integration of Ilidza into Sarajevo

Today we witness an important step toward the future of Sarajevo as an integrated city that can serve as the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. By integrating Bosniaks, Croats, and Serbs in its Interim Council, Ilidza has made a strong move to counter the forces of division in Bosnia. We are now a step closer to realising the goal of the Rome State [...]
01.05.1996

Statement from the Office of the High Representative on Doboj

Statement from the Office of the High Representative on Doboj Sarajevo, 1 May 1996 Mr. Carl Bildt, High Representative, accompanied by the Commissioner of the International Police Task Force, this morning convened a meeting between Dr. Hasan Muratovic, Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Mr.
01.05.1996

Mine Clearance In Bosnia And Herzegovina

Press Statement Mine Clearance In Bosnia And Herzegovina Sarajevo, 1 May 1996 We are all aware of the mine pollution problem in Bosnia and Herzegovina, arising from 5 years of war. Although work has begun to remove these hazards, less than half of the minefields are marked and those cleared by military engineers are not accepted as safe for the pur [...]
27.04.1996

Joint Statement on Visits across the IEBL

On 27 April 1996, IFOR, the Office of the High Representative, the IPTF and the UNHCR discussed measures to ensure that civil disturbances resulting from visits, particularly across inter-entity boundary line visits, do not threaten peace and public order in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Acting in accordance with the General Framework Agreement for Peace [...]