The High Representative wrote to FBiH leaders yesterday to invite them to discuss solutions in the process of appointment of the judges to the FBiH Constitutional Court. When they met under OHR auspices on 3 April, the High Representative undertook to organize a second meeting once the participants, the actors responsible for filling the vacant seats on the court, had worked though proposals and found areas where agreement was possible.
The meeting held on 3 April showed that there are steps that can be undertaken in order to achieve concrete progress in appointment of some of the missing judges.
In his letter the High Representative, proposes to schedule a new meeting with the President and two Vice-Presidents of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), and the Collegium of the FBiH House of Peoples early next week.
In his letter the High Representative says that, given the seriousness of the situation in the FBiH, he expects Federation leaders to be able announce that they have at least reached agreement that will ensure there are fewer missing judges than before the meeting, and that they have agreed on how to proceed to appoint further judges.
The High Representative wrote to the following FBiH Officials: Zivko Budimir, President of the Federation BiH; Svetozar Pudaric, Vice President of the Federation BiH; Mirsad Kebo, Vice President of the Federation BiH; Radoje Vidovic, Speaker of the Federation BiH House of Peoples; Jasmin Smailbegovic, Deputy Speaker of the Federation BiH House of Peoples; Amir Zukic, Head of the Bosniak Club of the FBiH House of Peoples; Mira Ljubijankic, Head of the Serb Club of the FBiH House of Peoples and Luka Faletar, Head of the Croat Club of the FBiH House of Peoples.