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 [...]
SPEECH OF THE HIGH REPRESENTATIVE at the Inaugural Session of the House of Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Today is an important day in the history of your country - Bosnia and Herzegovina. Today is the first day in the rest of your history.
Speech by the High Representative at the Inaugural Session of the House of Representatives of BiH
at the Inaugural Session of the House of Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo, 5 October 1995 Mr. Presidents, Esteemed Parliamentarians, Dear Guests, Today is an important day in the history of your country - Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Report by the High Representative to the Florence Mid-Year Review Conference
Report to the Florence Mid-Year Review Conference Florence, 13 June 1996 One year ago, the war in Bosnia was escalating, and peace seemed to be further away than ever before. The last of the UN hostages taken by the Bosnian Serbs had just been released.
Speech by the High Representative at Second European Union/World Bank Donors Conference for BiH
Second European Union/World Bank Donors Conference for Bosnia and Herzegovina Brussels, 13 April 1996 When we met here in Brussels for the first meeting on the reconstruction of Bosnia and Herzegovina, only six days had passed since the Peace Agreement was signed in Paris. At that meeting, I stressed five points that - in my opinion - were of cruci [...]
Speech by the High Representative at the Nippon Press Centre in Tokyo
Nippon Press Centre Tokyo, April 8, 1996 It am particularly pleased to be in Tokyo today to talk about Bosnia. Bosnia matters to us all as a human tragedy. Wherever we come from, we have suffered with the people of Bosnia over the past four years.
Statement by the High Representative, Carl Bildt to the Contact Group Ministerial in Moscow
BY CARL BILDT, HIGH REPRESENTATIVE to the Contact Group Ministerial Moscow, 23 March 1996. We have now concluded the first phase of the implementation of the Peace Agreement. Dominated by the military implementation issues and the establishment of the new Inter-Entity Border Line (IEBL), it has been an over-all success, and has provided a good basi [...]
Introductory Remarks by the High Representative, Carl Bildt at the International Round Table on Human Rights in BiH
BY CARL BILDT, HIGH REPRESENTATIVE at the International Round Table on Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina Vienna, 4 March 1996 In recent weeks, many Serbian families -- some of them life-long residents of Sarajevo -- have decided to leave the areas surrounding the city.
Statement by the High Representative, Carl Bildt, for TVBiH
Tonight, I want to emphasize that all people can stay in Sarajevo. I know that four years of war have created a great deal of distrust and fear that cannot be removed in the sixty days since the peace agreement was signed. But this is no reason for Sarajevans to leave their city.
Opening remarks by the High Representative at the Rome Meeting on Implementation of the Dayton Agreement
Opening remarks at the Rome Meeting on Implementation of the Dayton Agreement Rome,17 February 1996 This meeting must send out one clear message: that the peace process is still on course in Bosnia. The indications I bring from Bosnia itself are somewhat mixed.
Opening Remarks by the High Representative, Carl Bildt at the meeting of the Human Rights Task Force
BY CARL BILDT, HIGH REPRESENTATIVE at the meeting of the Human Rights Task Force Brussels, 29 January 1996. The history of the conflict in Bosnia - as well as in all of former Yugoslavia - is the history of the most flagrant violations of human rights we have seen in recent European history.
Speech by the High Representative at the signing of the Peace Agreement on Bosnia, Elysée Palace
The signing of the Peace Agreement on Bosnia, Elysée Palace Paris, 14 December 1995 Presidents, Prime Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, War has finally come to an end in Bosnia, and from today we are starting the process of building a true peace. Today, Bosnia is a shattered, divided country, torn apart by the most brutal war in Europe [...]