Op-ed by the High Representative: Attrocities deserve condemnation
I am constantly mindful of how reconciliation is of paramount importance for reintegrating society after the war in BiH Reconciliation is one of the foundations of Dayton and a way to heal the wounds of the war. Yet reconciliation cannot be achieved without understanding and acceptance of the established facts related to the events of the past war. [...]
Appointment of the High Representatives
Article V of Annex 10 to the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina (GFAP) provides that the High Representative is the final authority in theatre regarding the interpretation of the said Agreement on the Civilian Implementation of the Peace Settlement. The issue of the nomination/appointment of the High Representative is [...]
Op-ed by High Representative: Decisions are in line with the Constitution, let us move on
The Court has decided that the amendments enacted by this decision are in accordance with the BiH Constitution and do not violate the provisions of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, nor the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, nor Article 25 of the Inte [...]
New Year message by Supervisor Mennuti: Brčko to continue positive momentum in 2023
Principal Deputy High Representative and Brčko Supervisor Jonathan Mennuti extended his best wishes for 2023 to all citizens of Brčko, using this opportunity to reflect on the progress Brčko has made over the past year and the work that must be done in 2023.
Op-ed by High Representative: The will of the voters at the elections must be respected
As High Representative, my wish for October 2nd is to see the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina empowered. Election Day should be the pinnacle of a vibrant democracy. Elections belong to the people, not political parties; it is the citizens who exercise their fundamental right to determine who will govern them.
Agency for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices of Bosnia and Herzegovina
This law violates the BiH Constitution, and BiH Law, in particular the competences and unimpeded functioning of the BiH Agency for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices, and is in contravention of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s obligations under the Stabilization and Association Agreement.
Op-ed by HR Valentin Inzko: Complete Collapse of Democratic Functionality in Zenica-Doboj Canton
The ruling authorities in Zenica-Doboj Canton have abandoned all pretence of representing the democratic interests of the good citizens of the canton. It is a false and cynical game it is playing with the voters. Moreover, it is an embarrassment.
A vote for concrete steps is a vote for a better future in Brčko
On 15 November, use your vote to demand that Brčko’s unique advantages be harnessed to restore the belief in Brčko’s youth that their future lies in the District.
Op-ed by High Representative Valentin Inzko: Make politicians work for you
To say that this year has been challenging would be an understatement. All our lives have turned upside down and many of our daily routines also had to be changed.
Op-ed by HR Valentin Inzko: Responsibility, trust, perseverance
Mankind perceives life as a living thing, in constant motion. There is a Latin phrase, perpetuum mobile – perpetual motion. The impression these days is that the world has stopped moving, and there is nothing we can do about it. Suddenly, all of us – individuals, society, the whole of civilization – seem to appear helpless, especially the elderly. [...]