On 20 August 2019, Commander EUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak, handed over the colours of the Multinational Battalion (MNBN) from Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Sanz to Lieutenant Colonel Manfred Leitner. The new commanding officer of EUFOR’s primary operational arm, the MNBN, has previously served in Kosovo and Chad. He takes over a united, cohesive and very capable military unit from Lieutenant Colonel Sanz, operating under the motto “One Mission, One Team”, committed to the multinational culture, values and spirit of EUFOR Operation Althea.
On Wednesday the 26 June a Change of Command ceremony was held at Camp Butmir where Major General Martin Dorfer handed over authority for the mission to Major General Reinhard Trischak.
On Wednesday 22 May, Major General Martin Dorfer, who is approaching the end of his tenure as Commander of the EUFOR mission, paid office calls to the EU Special Representative, the High Representative, and the Chair of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
On Tuesday 14 May, in a Transfer of Authority ceremony held at Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, Brigadier General Gábor Horváth relinquished his position of EUFOR Chief of Staff (COS) to his successor, Brigadier General László Szabó.
The Chairman of the Austrian National Council, Mr Wolfgang Sobotka, visited EUFOR at Camp Butmir, on Thursday 11 April.
After inspecting the Honour Guard, provided by EUFOR's Multinational Battalion, Chairman Sobotka met with COMEUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer, during an office call.
EUFOR continues to act under its UN Charter Article VII mandate to support the local authorities, which includes the AFBiH, in maintaining a safe and secure environment for all people of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
On 5 April 2019 a round table on the contribution of women to peace support operations was held in the Army Hall, Sarajevo, in cooperation with the Ministries of Security and Defence.
The new EUFOR Operation Commander, Lieutenant General Olivier Rittimann, visited EUFOR at Camp Butmir, from Monday 1 to Thursday 4 April.
Also visiting was Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen, Director General of the EU Military Staff, who visited 1 - 3 April.
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