Signing of AFBiH-EUFOR 2015 Capacity Building and Training Activities

The final version of the 2015 Capacity Building and Training (CB&T) Activities was signed on 15 December 2014, in Joint Staff Sarajevo by Major General Mirko Tepšić, the Deputy Chief of the Joint Staff for Operations and Brigadier András Szűcs, Chief of Staff EUFOR.
The AFBiH-EUFOR CB&T Activities 2015 consists of a detailed list of all training courses, the Project List for the period of 2015-2018 and the 2015 Training Calendar. The document has been developed, as in previous years, in close cooperation with the Armed Forces of BiH.

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COM EUFOR gives farewell statement at EU Info Centre

Major General Dieter Heidecker after visiting the Charge d’Affaires, Dr Renzo Daviddi gave a farewell press statement summarising his 2 years of duty.
COM EUFOR used the opportunity to highlight the most important achievements of his tenure, looking at EUFOR’s executive mandate of supporting the efforts of the BiH’s authorities to maintain a safe and secure environment and also the non-executive mandate of providing capacity building and training support to the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AF BiH).

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EUFOR Commander pays farewell visit to President of the Republika Srpska

EUFOR’s Commander, Major General Dieter Heidecker, yesterday visited the President of the Republica Srpska, Milorad Dodik in Banja Luka.
General Heidecker thanked the President for his cooperation during the last two years. COM EUFOR highlighted his appreciation of their good working relationship and reaffirmed the commitment of EUFOR as part of the overall European Union strategy in support to BiH.

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EUFOR holds medal parade at Camp Butmir

A medal parade was held today at EUFOR Headquarters in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo.
Commander EUFOR, Major General Dieter Heidecker, presented the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Medal Althea to over 150 soldiers from 7 different nations and thanked them for their dedicated service in and for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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PSC and EUFOR Operation Commander visit Krupa ammunition storage site

EUFOR’s Operation Commander, General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, and the Ambassadors of the EU Political and Security Committee (PSC) today visited ‘Krupa’ Sarajevo-Hadžići ammunition storage site.
The PSC delegation and General Bradshaw were accompanied by Commander EUFOR, Major General Dieter Heidecker. The delegation was welcomed at the site by the Minister of Defence of BiH, Mr Zekerijah Osmić.

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PSC and EUFOR Operation Commander visit EUFOR Headquarters

EUFOR’s Operation Commander, General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, today visited EUFOR Headquarters with the Ambassadors of the EU Political and Security Committee (PSC).
The PSC Ambassadors are in BiH this week to visit EU institutions in Sarajevo. General Bradshaw is also carrying out a 3 day visit to attend a number of the PSC meetings and to undertake additional working visits in his role as EUFOR’s Operation Commander.

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