Security Council extends mandate of European force in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Security Council today extended for another year the European Union stabilization force entrusted with ensuring the continued compliance of all sides with the 1995 Dayton Peace Agreement that ended fighting in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Bosnia and Herzegovina cannot afford continued stalemate, Security Council told

The current situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina is marked by a political stalemate and stagnation on key reforms, and requires the continued attention of the international community, the Security Council was told today.

At UN, Bosnia and Herzegovina stress challenge of rebuilding pluralist society

The restoration of a pluralist society is the greatest challenge facing Bosnia and Herzegovina, the country’s leader told the General Assembly today, voicing hope that a new, younger generation can help to bridge the cultural divide still remaining after the Balkan wars of the early 1990s.

Urgent solutions needed for Bosnia’s displaced, says UN advocate Angelina Jolie

Hollywood actress and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie used her recent visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina to call for practical and urgent steps to alleviate the plight of the 113,000 people who remain displaced in the country some 15 years after the end of the war.

Security Council hears of internal bid to undermine Bosnia and Herzegovina

Prospects for regional reconciliation in the western Balkans have continued to improve, but internal politics in Bosnia and Herzegovina have deteriorated with attempts being made to undermine State institutions, the Security Council was told today.