Brčko District: September Reforms Depend on Political Decisions in July
Delivery on reform commitments within the existing deadlines, including cleaning-up the voter register list, and a strong response to any misuse of public funds for campaigning or other corrupt activities will help strengthen the integrity of the election process and enable an issues-based election campaign
Respecting Srebrenica through justice, truth and reconciliation is the path for the future of Bosnia and Herzegovina
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, the High Representative, Valentin Inzko, expressed his gratitude to the Mothers of Srebrenica as the ones who have done most for the pursuit of truth and justice.
PDHR Scanlan meets officials in Bijeljina
Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko Supervisor Michael Scanlan visited Bijeljina yesterday and met with Mayor Mićo Mićić, Deputy City Assembly Speaker Mustafa Gradaščević, and the Bijeljina Section for Local Economic Development and European Integration.
Reform must be comprehensive if the District is to be prosperous
The Supervisor welcomes Brčko joining the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy to access the UNDP co-founding to retrofit Brčko’s 187 public buildings to be energy efficient.
The Next Six Weeks are a Test of the Brcko Authorities Commitment to Reform
A sense of urgency is needed if the District authorities are to deliver on their reform commitments made before the pandemic, the Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko District Supervisor, Michael Scanlan, stated today.
Transparent public spending must be accompanied by effective prosecution of corruption
A meeting was held today between the Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko District Supervisor Michael Scanlan, representatives of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, the US Department of Justice, the Brčko District Chief Prosecutor, and the Chief of Police.
Opening up means continued responsible behaviour regarding COVID-19, but also a chance to accelerate reforms
“There have been no new cases of COVID-19 in Brčko in over a month, an accomplishment the entire community should be proud of, and the authorities’ diligent work praised for,” the Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko District Supervisor Michael Scanlan underscored today.
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.