International Medal Parade in Camp Butmir

On Wednesday Commander EUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer, presided over an international Medal Parade at Camp Butmir. Soldiers from 6 nations were decorated with the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Medal 'Althea' in recognition of their service in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Lieutenant Colonel Sanz takes command of EUFOR's Multinational Battalion

On 26 February 2019 Commander EUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer, handed over the colours of EUFOR's Multinational Battalion (MNBN) from Lieutenant Colonel Oliver Pilles to Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Sanz. The ceremony marked the official change of command of the EUFOR maneuver element consisting of troops from Austria, Hungary and Turkey.

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US Ambassador's first visit to EUFOR Headquarters

On Tuesday, his Excellency Eric George Nelson, the new US Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), paid his first official visit to the Headquarters of the European Union Force (EUFOR) in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo. He was received by Commander EUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer who informed him personally on the EUFOR mission and the importance of the ongoing EU military presence in BiH.

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Security Update for Police Attaches and International Liaison Officers

Police Attaches accredited in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and liaison officers of international Law Enforcement Agencies were invited to the EUFOR Headquarters in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, where they received an update on EUFOR and its activities in supporting the Safe and Secure Environment. EUFOR Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Gabor Horvath and selected subject matter experts gave an insight into EUFOR's tasks, the political situation and developments in the field of ammunition, weapons and explosives as well as the demining progress in BiH.

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