High Representative Schmidt meets Hungarian Foreign Minister Szijjártó

High Representative Christian Schmidt hosted Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó today in Sarajevo. The meeting focused on current political developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina with an emphasis on BiH’s progress towards the Euro-Atlantic integration after the EU granted candidate status to Bosnia and Herzegovina in December last year. [...]

High Representative enables better functioning of Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Center

High Representative Christian Schmidt amended the Law on the Center for the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial and Cemetery for the Victims of the 1995 Genocide, thereby adjusting a previous High Representative’s decision in order to facilitate the work of the Memorial Center. The adjustment will allow for unspent funds originally assigned for burials to [...]

Important step towards full implementation of election results

The Office of the High Representative welcomes the fact that the FBiH Parliament, with overwhelming majority in both houses, appointed the President and two Vice Presidents of the Federation of BiH, making an important step toward full implementation of election results and respect of the will of the voters.

High Representative paid respects to victims of Markale Massacre

High Representative Christian Schmidt, together with acting Sarajevo Canton Prime Minister Darja Softić-Kadenić, paid his respects to victims of the 1994 Markale marketplace massacre and attended the commemorative session marking the Remembrance Day and the 29th anniversary of the Markale Massacre.

Presiding arbitrator Clint Williamson visits BiH

Presiding Arbitrator of the Arbitral Tribunal for Brčko, Ambassador Clint Williamson, visited Brčko and Sarajevo this week and met with local officials to discuss compliance with the Brčko Final Award, reform initiatives and priorities of Brčko authorities, as well as the overall political environment in BiH.