05.06.2003

OHR’s Statement at the International Agency’s Joint Press Conference

The High Representative, Paddy Ashdown, is in Mostar today. This afternoon at three o’clock he will visit a centre for children and young people with special needs and an old people’s home. The High Representative will give a press conference at the OHR in Mostar at four o’clock. Clearly, he will address the failure of the political parties to form [...]
05.06.2003

Transcript of the International Agency’s Joint Press Conference at CPIC

The High Representative, Paddy Ashdown, is in Mostar today. This afternoon at three o'clock he will visit a centre for children and young people with special needs and an old people's home. The High Representative will give a press conference at the OHR in Mostar at four o'clock. Clearly, he will address the failure of the political parties to f [...]
03.06.2003

Transcript of the International Agency’s Joint Press Conference at CPIC

The High Representative, Paddy Ashdown, is in Vienna tomorrow where he will address the OSCE Permanent Council. The High Representative will report on progress during the first year of his mandate in the priority areas he defined at the start of his mandate; the rule of law, economic reform, the efficacy of the BiH institutions and the EU associat [...]
29.05.2003

Transcript of the International Agency’s Joint Press Conference at CPIC

In a televised address marking one year of his mandate in Bosnia and Herzegovina the High Representative, Paddy Ashdown, emphasized that the time has come to clean up and professionalise the BiH intelligence services. "Everyone knows the security apparatus in BiH needs reform," he said. "Now it is going to happen." He added that thorough reform [...]
27.05.2003

Transcript of the International Agency’s Joint Press Conference at CPIC

Exactly a year ago today, Paddy Ashdown took up his duties as High Representative in BiH. You will have seen his open letter published yesterday. The main message was clear: the days of charity, of getting something for nothing, are over. Yes, the EU and others will help BiH. But only if BiH helps itself by pushing through reform.
To [...]
21.05.2003

Transcript of the International Agency’s Joint Press Conference at CPIC

You will have seen the press reports of the shocking murder of Grozdana Djukic, in Sultanovici near Bugojno. Whatever the motive for this murder may have been, OHR condemns this criminal act, and all such violent incidents, in the strongest possible terms. The High Representative has a zero tolerance policy towards criminal violence. The High Rep [...]
15.05.2003

Transcript of the International Agency’s Joint Press Conference at CPIC

The OHR welcomes the adoption of the Civil Service Law at yesterday’s session of the FBiH HoP. We are pleased that the delegates recognized the importance of the EU standards in this regard and adopted a law which reflects the best EU practices and provides the way ahead for establishing a modern and professional civil service in the BH Federation [...]
17.04.2003

Transcript of the International Agency’s Joint Press Conference at CPIC

As you know, the European Union expansion treaty was signed by the new accession states in Athens yesterday. The High Representative, Paddy Ashdown, has drawn attention to thye relevance of this to BiH. He described the treaty as†a wake-up call for Bi?s leader?.



“Today's accession agreement shows that with persever [...]
11.04.2003

Transcript of the International Agency’s Joint Press Conference at CPIC

Good afternoon, as I indicated in my press release this morning, the subject of this press conference is Mr. Naser Oric.

Yesterday, 10 April 2003, at approx 10p.m. local time, SFOR detained Naser Oric. The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia indicted Mr. Oric for war crimes committed during the 1992-1995 war in [...]