Speech Given by His Excellency Carlos Westendorp High Representative to Bosnia and Hercegovina, to the North Atlantic Council
Let me say that I am delighted to be here and I thank you for your invitation to brief you on the progress we are making, the problems we are facing and my perception of our future needs for long term stability. My presence here is a further sign of the warm co-operation which exists between my office and NATO. It also demonstrates the continuing, [...]
Presentation by the High Representative Mr. Carlos Westendorp on SRT
by the High Representative, Mr. Carlos Westendorp 10 September 1997 Since this is the first time that I am addressing you, first of all, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Carlos Westendorp and I was born in Madrid 60 years ago. I am married and I have three children.
Remarks by the High Representative, Amb. Carlos Westendorp, to the OSCE Permanent Council
Remarks by the High Representative, Amb. Carlos Westendorp, to the OSCE Permanent Council Vienna, August 21, 1997 Chairman, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I very much appreciate this opportunity offered to me by you and the OSCE Permanent Council to share with you my reflections on the situation of the peace implementation process in Bosnia an [...]
Speech by Senior Deputy High Representative, Amb. Gerd Wagner for Transmission on SRT and BHTV
I am speaking to you tonight in an attempt to clarify certain significant events that have arisen in Bosnia and Herzegovina over the past few weeks. I welcome this chance to present the position of the High Representative and hope to have the opportunity again. There are many issues to talk about, however today I want to focus on a small number of [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Remarks by the High Representative, Mr. Carl Bildt, to the National Press Club
Remarks by the High Representative, Mr. Carl Bildt, to the National Press Club Washington DC, May 1, 1997 The Peace Process in Bosnia is on course. That is the first part of my message here today. But it remains fragile, and it is by no means irreversible.
Remarks by the High Representative Carl Bildt to the Humanitarian Issues Working Group of the Peace Implementation Council
Remarks by the High Representative Carl Bildt to the Humanitarian Issues Working Group of the Peace Implementation Council Geneva, April 23, 1997 The peace process in Bosnia is soon to enter into its eighteenth month. After the first year - which saw the essential military tasks as well as the basic political tasks with the election and the beginni [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]