Today COMEUFOR Major General Alexander Platzer and COM NATO HQ Sarajevo Brigadier Eric General Folkestad conducted a visit to an AFBiH demining site in Kladanj. At the demining site they were briefed by Major General Radovan Ilić, Commander of the Operations Command, Armed Forces Bosnia and Herzegovina.
On the evening of 22 May EUFOR received a request from Ministry of Security of BiH for assistance in their response to a mountain accident where restricted terrain meant only a helicopter could extract the patient. A local civilian had fallen from a cliff on a mountain near Zvekuše to the East of Konjic. The civilian had sustained severe injuries in his fall. Commander EUFOR, Major General Alexander Platzer authorised the deployment of the EUFOR Search and Rescue Agusta Bell 212 Helicopter
On Wednesday 31st March, EUFOR in BiH are launching the virtual Mine Risk Education (MRE) campaign that was produced in close cooperation with BiH Mine Action Center (BH MAC) and Armed Forces BiH (AFBiH). This virtual Mine Risk Education campaign is being launched to coincide with International Mine Awareness Day on 04 April and ahead of the start of Demining season in BiH.
Today in a Transfer of Authority ceremony held at Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, Brigadier General Ernő Baráth relinquished his position of EUFOR Chief of Staff (COS) to his successor, Brigadier General Szilárd Gerőfi, following the completion of a 12-month tour of duty.
This afternoon marked the commencement of a short visit by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Luigi Di Maio, to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
On 15 April 2021 EUFOR Camp Butmir was proud to hold an International Medal Parade. 70 Service personnel from 11 different nations received their “Common Security and Defence Policy Medal Operation Althea”, bearing the name of the EU Operation Althea.
Today at Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, Lieutenant Colonel Reinhardt Janko took command of EUFOR's Multinational Battalion (MNBN). Major General Alexander Platzer, handed the colours of the MNBN from Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Wilfing to Lieutenant Colonel Reinhardt Janko to signify the Change of Command. The MNBN is EUFOR's military manoeurve unit operating in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Change of Command Ceremony Force Commander EUFOR in BiH
Wednesday, 18 January 2023
Harnes Safić saved a young boy´s life
Friday, 13 January 2023
EUFOR welcomed a new military contingent from the Netherlands
Friday, 13 January 2023
EUFOR Observes 15th Anniversary of Helicopter Crash
Thursday, 12 January 2023
COM EUFOR meets with Member of the Presidency of BiH Denis Bećirović
Tuesday, 10 January 2023
EUFOR Opening Ceremony in Čapljina
Wednesday, 21 December 2022
COM EUFOR meets with Parliamentary Military Commissioner of BiH, Boško Šiljegović
Tuesday, 22 November 2022
Exercise EUFOR Quick Response 2022 has concluded after five weeks
Friday, 18 November 2022