Change of Chief of Staff EUFOR

On Friday 27 April 2018, in a ceremony held at EUFOR Headquarters near Sarajevo, Brigadier General József Szpisják relinquished his position of Chief of Staff EUFOR. His successor, Brigadier General Gábor Horváth, who is also from the Hungarian Armed Forces, assumes the position with immediate effect.

Major General Martin Dorfer assumes position of Commander EUFOR

On 28 March, Major General Anton Waldner, relinquished his position as Commander EUFOR (COMEUFOR) in a Change of Command Ceremony held at Camp Butmir near Sarajevo. General Sir James Everard, as the Operation Commander, passed the authority of Commander European Union Force to Major General Martin Dorfer who begins his period of command immediately.

NATO and EUFOR stance on protest outside Camp Butmir

NATO Headquarters Sarajevo (NHQ Sa) and European Union Force (EUFOR) Joint Press Statement
NHQ Sa and HQ EUFOR are continuously mindful of their responsibilities as employers. With regard to the social contribution claims, NHQ Sa and HQ EUFOR strive to optimize future proceedings.

Austrian Ministers visit EUFOR HQ

On Thursday 22 February, Commander EUFOR (COMEUFOR) Major General Anton Waldner hosted the Minister of Defence and Minister of Foreign Affairs from the Federal Republic of Austria on official visits to EUFOR Headquarters at Camp Butmir near Sarajevo.

Final farewell to EUFOR Major Peter Pavlovský

Personnel from every EUFOR nation joined EUFOR Chief of Staff and dignitaries from the Slovak Republic for the solemn repatriation ceremony of Major Peter Pavlovský at Sarajevo International Airport on Friday 16 February.

International Diplomatic Community meets at EUFOR Headquarters

On 11 December 2017 members of the international diplomatic community in BiH met at the EUFOR Headquarters in Camp Butmir by the invitation of Commander EUFOR, Major General Anton Waldner. The meeting gathered the Heads of Mission from EU countries in Bosnia and Herzegovina headed by the European Union Special Representative in BiH, His Excellency Lars-Gunnar Wigemark.

Visit of EUFOR’s Operation Commander

The man with overall responsibility to the EU and NATO for Operation ALTHEA, Operation Commander EUFOR ALTHEA and Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (NATO) General Sir James Everard KCB CBE, made a routine working visit to EUFOR HQ in Sarajevo on 29-30 January 2018.

Closing Ceremony of Exercise QUICK RESPONSE 2017

Today witnessed the closing ceremony of Exercise QUICK RESPONSE 2017. This ceremony concluded months of planning and cooperation between EUFOR, the Ministry of Security and the Ministry of Defence for BiH.

QUICK RESPONSE 2017- Working Together for a Safe and Secure BiH

On the 11th October 2017 Commander EUFOR, Major General Anton Waldner welcomed the Minister of Defence of BiH Marina Pendeš and Minister of Security of BiH Dragan Mektić to EUFOR HQ, Camp Butmir, Sarajevo for the official opening ceremony of "Quick Response 2017".