OHR’s Statement at the International Agencies’ Joint Press Conference

We have been inundated with questions concerning a referendum on police reform in Republika Srpska during the past two days. The OHR’s position is clear in this matter. In October 2005, the National Assembly of Republika Srpska, the Federation Parliament and the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina endorsed a Police Reform Agreement in which they c [...]

Communique by the PIC Steering Board

The Political Directors of the Peace Implementation Council Steering Board, together with representatives of the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina , met in Sarajevo on 19 and 20 October.

Communique by the PIC Steering Board

Political Directors of the Peace Implementation Council ( PIC) Steering Board agreed at their meeting in Sarajevo on 22 and 23 June that it was in the interest of all for BiH to take full responsibility for its own affairs. To this end, the Office of the High Representative (OHR) will immediately begin preparations to close on 30 June 2007. The Ste [...]

OHR Statement on Police Restructuring

OHR has not received this letter but the following facts are clear: the Directorate was set up by unanimous CoM Decision in line with the October 2005 Political Agreement. The Agreement clearly states that the executive authorities and parliaments at state and entity level will have an opportunity to review and adopt the proposal coming out of [...]