07/23/1997

Presentation by the High Representative, Mr. Carlos Westendorp at the Donors Conference

Donors Conference: Presentation by the High Representative, Mr. Carlos Westendorp Brussels, July 23, 1997 Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, It is a good thing that in spite of all past difficulties we can assemble here today. You are all aware that further progress in the economic reconstruction of Bosnia and Herzegovina is crucial for the implem [...]
06/19/1997

Farewell TV Address by the High Representative, Mr. Carl Bildt

Farewell TV Address by the High Representative Mr. Carl Bildt, Sarajevo, June 18, 1997 In the late spring of 1995, I was asked if I was ready to put everything aside and work for peace in Bosnia. It was said to be a hopeless task. But I said yes. Everything must be done to stop the war.
05/27/1997

Speech by the High Representative, Mr. Carl Bildt, The Hague: “Europe and Bosnia: Lessons of the Past and Paths for the Future”

Europe and Bosnia: Lessons of the Past and Paths for the Future The Hague, May 27, 1997 Address by the High Representative Mr Carl Bildt to the Netherlands Association of International Affairs, The Hague, May 27, 1997 Few places are more appropriate when it comes to discussing the lessons to be learnt from the wars of Yugoslav succession in general [...]
04/22/1997

Remarks by the High Representative Carl Bildt at the PROMO business fair

Ladies and Gentlemen, When I visited PROMO last year I was most impressed by the vitality, the entrepreneurship and the talent from all over the country that was demonstrated. It was less than half a year since the war had come to an end, but businessmen were already planning and working for the future.
01/12/1997

Opening Remarks by the High Representative at the Economic Policy Forum

Opening Remarks at the Economic Policy Forum Sarajevo, 12 January 1997 Today's meeting is a true sign of the agenda for peace starting to dominate over the agenda for war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. With the common institutions of Bosnia now starting to work, we must all concentrate efforts on creating the right conditions for good economic, social [...]
01/09/1997

Remarks by the High Representative Mr. Carl Bildt at the Donor’s Information Meeting

Remarks at Donor's Info Meet. - Brussels, 09/01/97 Remarks by the High Representative Mr. Carl Bildt at the Donor’s Information Meeting, Brussels, 9 January, 1997. Yesterday I left Sarajevo after attending Christmas mass in the Orthodox church, performed by the Metropolit Nikolaj, and honored at the reception afterwards by the presence of lea [...]
12/04/1996

Remarks by the High Represenatative, Carl Bildt at the Peace Implementation Council

Remarks by the High Representative, Mr. Carl Bildt, to the Peace Implementation Council London, 04 December1996 A year ago, in this very room, we discussed and decided upon the lines of action for the first year of implementation of the peace agreement which had just been initialled in Dayton and signed in Paris. At that time, military issues were [...]
11/14/1996

Statement by the High Representative, Carl Bildt at the Ministerial Meeting of the Steering Board of the Peace Implementation Council

Statement - Paris, 14/11/96 Ministerial Meeting of the Steering Board of the Peace Implementation Council Statement by the High Representative, Mr. Carl Bildt Paris, November 14, 1996 One year ago there was a fragile cease-fire in Bosnia as the peace talks at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio were about to enter their third week with [...]
10/10/1996

Speech by the High Representative at the Royal United Services Institute

Less than a year ago, the most ambitious peace agreement in modern history was concluded at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. After 45 months of the most bitter and brutal war on the continent of Europe since 1945 the guns fell silent, and the work on creating a durable peace could begin. The road to the Peace Agreement had been [...]