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 [...]
Statement by the High Representative, Carl Bildt and the Prime Minister of Republika Srpska, Rajko Kasagic in Banja Luka
JOINT PRESS STATEMENT by Carl Bildt, High Representative & Rajko Kasagic, Prime Minister of Republika Srpska Banja Luka, 16 May 1996 Following on from our statement on 10 May 1996, we will continue to work closely together for the full and complete implementation of the Peace Agreement, to the benefit of the people of the Republika Srpska and all o [...]
Joint Statement by the High Representative and the Prime Minister of Republika Srpska in Banja Luka
JOINT PRESS STATEMENT by Carl Bildt, High Representative & Rajko Kasagic, Prime Minister of Republika Srpska Banja Luka, 10 May 1996 This week has seen a series of international events in Banja Luka, which have reinforced the city's importance in the Republika Srpska.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
PIC Steering Board Press Communique: Broadcast Media Statement
At today's meeting in Sarajevo of the Steering Board of the Peace Implementation Council, it was agreed that the Parties must urgently create the necessary conditions for the conduct of free and fair elections with respect to equitable access to the media for all political parties and candidates.
Visit of Association of Missing Persons to OHR
A delegation of the "Association of Missing Persons from Bugojno" ("Udruga obitelji odvedenih Bugojanskih ratnih zatocenika"), made up of family members of missing persons, visited the Office of the High Representative today, explaining the association's case and requesting the High Representative's assistance..
Joint Civilian Commission Meeting
The Joint Civil Commission Sarajevo met on April 11 to continue its work on peace implementation in Sarajevo. The session was chaired by Deputy High Representative Michael Steiner and included representatives of the Federal and city governments and of Serb citizens of Sarajevo.
Inaugural session of the Working Group on Social Security and Personal Documentation
PRESS RELEASE Federation Minister for Social Affairs, Displaced Persons and Refugees, Mr. Ferid Alic, and Republika Srpska Minister for Health, Labour and Social Welfare, Dr. Dragan Kalanic, met on 11 April at the Office of the High Representative for the inaugural session of the Working Group on Social Security and Personal Documentation.
Statement by the High Representative
STATEMENT BY CARL BILDT, HIGH REPRESENTATIVE Sarajevo, 10 April 1996 Three days after the Federation side, the Republika Srpska side has since yesterday afternoon also been in full compliance with the terms set by my office concerning the release of remaining prisoniers under the Peace Agreement. In accordance with what was agreed at the meeting of [...]