COM EUFOR gives lecture at the University of Sarajevo

Commander EUFOR gave a lecture today on “The Common Security and Defense Policy of the European Union and EUFOR’s Role in Bosnia and Herzegovina”.
At the beginning of his lecture, the Commander thanked the President of Sarajevo University, Professor Muharem AVDISPAHIC, and the Academic Senate for giving him the opportunity of an exchange with the students of this university.

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Hungarian Minister of Defence presents award to Commander EUFOR

On 16th November 2014, the Hungarian Minister of Defence, Dr. Csaba Hende, visited Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, to meet EUFOR’s Hungarian contingent who are serving in Operation Althea.
During his visit, Dr. Hende took the opportunity to award the Commander of EUFOR, Major General Dieter Heidecker, with the ‘Honours for the Alliance’ service medal.

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Combined training between the Multinational Battalion and AF BiH

10th – 14th November 2014; One Turkish Platoon from the Multinational Battalion has conducted peacekeeping training with the Armed Forces of BiH. The week-long training took place in Tuzla canton, with a goal to teach the Bosnian troops how to execute peace supporting tasks in line with international standards.

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EUFOR members remember the fallen

A multinational ceremony of remembrance was held today at EUFOR Headquarters to commemorate the fallen men and women of all nations.
The ceremony was attended by Ambassador Ferguson from the British Embassy, and EUFOR’s Commander, Major General Dieter Heidecker, and NHQSa Commander, Brigadier General Christopher Petty. Numerous EUFOR and NHQSa personnel, both civilian and military, also attended to show their respect to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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EUFOR holds training conference for Generals

EUFOR today held a conference with senior members of AFBiH to present future steps for their capacity building and training programme.
The conference was attended by Lieutenant General Anto Jeleč, Chief of the Joint Staff of AFBiH, and was chaired by Major General Dieter Heidecker, Commander EUFOR.
The purpose of the conference was to present the results of last week’s training assessment conference in order to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the current training programme. Additionally, further areas of cooperation between EUFOR and AFBiH were discussed.

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EUFOR holds training conference with AFBiH

EUFOR has hosted a conference to assess the capacity building and training requirements of AFBiH at Camp Butmir, Sarajevo.
EUFOR’s Chief of Staff, Brigadier General András Szűcs, delivered a welcome address to the conference attendees, who included senior personnel from EUFOR and AFBiH, along with representatives from NATO and EU organisations.

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