Bosnia and Herzegovina: Commission approves Feasibility Study

The European Commission has approved a Feasibility Study assessing the readiness of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to take its next steps towards European Integration, by opening negotiations for a Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA). The Commission concludes that it hopes to be able to recommend the opening of SAA negotiations next year - [...]

European Union Ambassadors’ statement on ITA

The Ambassadors of the European Union in Bosnia and Herzegovina express their full support to the outcome of the Indirect Tax Policy Commission’s work and urge all political parties involved in the discussion in the Council of Ministers and subsequently in the Parliament to adopt the draft law on indirect taxation as soon as possible.

Statement by Javier SOLANA, EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), on the result of the elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina

HR Solana made the following statement concerning the elections held last Saturday in Bosnia and Herzegovina:
"First, I would like to congratulate the Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina for successfully organizing the first elections since the war to be run entirely by domestic institutions rather than the international community. [...]

Meeting of the Council of the European Union, Monday 30 September 2002

The Council of the European Union met on 30 September 2002 in Brussels and discussed, among other agenda items, the situation in the Western Balkans.
The Council noted the recent visits to Bosnia and Herzegovina by High Representative Solana and Commissioner Patten and agreed that the Road Map was now substantially completed due to further [...]

Letter from the EU Presidency on BiH State Budget

The European Union is greatly concerned about the difficulties that are preventing the approval of the 2002 BiH State Budget. This subject still remains unresolved, despite the fact that has been pending for months and that it is a crucial matter for the stability and normalisation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.