PIC SB Political Directors begin two-day session
Political Directors of the Peace Implementation Council (PIC) Steering Board (SB) began their two-day session via video conference on Tuesday.
Proper funding of elections needs to be ensured
The BiH Central Election Commission (CEC) postponed the upcoming local elections for 15 November 2020 to allow time for overcoming the challenges related to the financing of the organization of elections as well as challenges caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
Supervisor Scanlan: Brčko District example of good governance and community effort
As of May 7, there are no active cases of COVID-19 in Brčko. This is excellent news and affirmation that if a community stands together for a common goal, great things can be accomplished, the Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko District Supervisor Michael Scanlan said today.
High Representative addresses UN Security Council
The High Representative, Valentin Inzko, addressed the UN Security Council (UNSC) via remote video today and presented his regular semiannual report on the status of peace implementation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, covering the period from 16 October 2019 through 15 April 2020.
HR meets UN Secretary-General António Guterres
Ahead of his semiannual address to the United Nations Security Council, High Representative Valentin Inzko spoke today via video conference with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.
Joint Statement of the International Community in BiH on the Occasion of the World Press Freedom Day
On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, the OSCE Mission to BiH, Council of Europe, Delegation of the European Union and European Union Special Representative in BiH, Office of the High Representative, United Nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina and embassies of France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Un [...]
COVID-19 crisis affects us all, solidarity with vulnerable groups is essential
Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko District Supervisor Michael Scanlan commends the efforts and dedication of the Brčko District Red Cross who have been working tirelessly alongside the Brčko District Police, the Inspectorate, and healthcare teams, to help Brčko residents affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
Patience, solidarity, discipline and community spirit key to defeating COVID-19
Patience, solidarity, discipline and community spirit will be the key to defeating the COVID-19 crisis in the coming weeks, the Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko District Supervisor Michael Scanlan said today.
OSCE Mission to BiH, OHR, US Embassy, UK Embassy and EU and EUSR urge all institutions to make prevention of corruption integral part of fight against COVID-19
The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Office of the High Representative, the U.S. Embassy in BiH, British Embassy in Sarajevo, the Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina and EU Special Representative note the introduction of a number of measures by the institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) aimed at combating and [...]
Supervisor Scanlan praises Brčko authorities’ handling of COVID-19 crisis
Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko District Supervisor Michael Scanlan held an online meeting today with the Brčko Assembly Speaker and Deputy Speaker, Esed Kadrić and Ivo Filipović, and the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, Siniša Milić and Anto Domić.