Speech by High Representative Valentin Inzko at the University of Graz

Despite the difficult circumstances in which it was drawn up, the treaty has kept the peace for sixteen years. This is an important achievement. At the same time lasting peace – in a country and between countries – is organic. It develops through complex social, cultural, economic and political steps.

Speech by High Representative Valentin Inzko to the UN Security Council

Since my last report, however, Bosnia and Herzegovina has continued to see political stagnation and backsliding. When I last spoke to you in May of this year, I was forced to submit a special report that detailed serious violations of the Dayton Agreement by one of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s two entities.