On Wednesday 8th August 2018, the Minister of Defence for Poland, Mr Mariusz Błaszczak, visited Camp Butmir to meet EUFOR staff and to meet Polish soldiers working at the mission.

In accordance with its mandate under Chapter 7 of the United Nations Charter, EUFOR works closely with the authorities of BiH and Law Enforcement Agencies to maintain a safe and secure environment in Bosnia and Herzegovina, promoting a climate of peace and stability.

Major General Martin Dorfer, Commander EUFOR, paid a courtesy call to the President of the Federation of BiH Marinko Čavara on 23 May. During that visit, they discussed the security situation in BiH and COMEUFOR expressed EUFOR’s ongoing support to the safe and secure environment in the country. COMEUFOR did not, as some news outlets have incorrectly stated, give any political statement or express support for any political party or political position, as this would be beyond his remit as Commander European Union Force, Operation ALTHEA.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Minister of Defence for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Marina Pendeš, and Commander EUFOR, Major General Anton Waldner hosted a conference at Army Hall on Friday entitled "Recruiting and Retaining the Best Women (and men) in the Defence and Security Sector" to mark International Women's Day.

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.