On 5 November, the 15-member UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2594 (2020) under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, welcoming the continued presence of EUFOR ALTHEA and the EU’s readiness at this stage to continue an executive military role to support Bosnia and Herzegovina authorities to maintain the safe and secure environment.

Commander EUFOR, Major General Trischak, and the Head of EU Delegation to BiH and Special Representative in BiH, Ambassador Johann Sattler were in Banja Luka yesterday. The visit was to hand over a significant amount of protective equipment donated by the EU to the Republika Srpska Health Institute in Banja Luka.

COM EUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak was today given the opportunity to witness the skills and drills of the Multi National Battalion based at Camp Butmir.

EUFOR’s mine risk education teams had a busy week in and around Sarajevo. The education programme delivered by Liaison Observation Team (LOT) Novo Sarajevo has been restricted by the COVID pandemic, but EUFOR understands the importance of these classes.

COM EUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak was joined today by the Ambassador of Romania to BiH, Mrs. Dana-Manuela Constantinescu at the Memorial Park within Camp Butmir.

An event in the Armed Forces of BiH Army Hall in Sarajevo today celebrated the anniversary of a landmark UN Resolution. Hosted by the Minister of Defence, Dr Sifet Podžić and attended by Armed Service and civilian agencies, the event aimed to shine a light on the auspicious milestone.

Soldiers, airmen and sailors based at the EUFOR Headquarters and throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina received their deployment medal on a sunny autumn morning at Camp Butmir. The formal ceremony was presided by Commander EUFOR Major General Reinhard Trischak, who thanked the the troops on parade for their effort and dedication to maintain a safe and secure environment.