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 [...]
Statement by the High Representative congratulating the members of the new Presidency of BiH on their first and historic session
STATEMENT by the High Representative, Carl Bildt 30 September 1996 It is a good sign for the future that the new Presidency could meet in Sarajevo less than 24 hours after the election results had been certified yesterday. I warmly congratulate the members of the new Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina on their first and historic session today. Th [...]
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 [...]
Joint Statement on Freedom of Return and Resettlement in BiH
The Parties have agreed to procedures for return of refugees and displaced persons into and through the Zone of Separation in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
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 [...]