On Tuesday morning, 10 July 07, COM EUFOR, Rear
Admiral Hans-Jochen Witthauer, hosted a visit of the Chief Prosecutor
of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
(ICTY), Carla del Ponte, to EUFOR Headquarters, Camp Butmir.
On Friday 29 th June 2007, a flag lowering ceremony
was held in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, which officially ended the 15 year
involvement of New Zealand in the international peace-keeping force in
Bosnia-Herzegovina. COM EUFOR, Rear Admiral Hans-Jochen W...
This afternoon at the request of the International
Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), EUFOR conducted a
search operation in the premises of the KARADZIC family, known as the
“pink house”, in PALE, Republika Srpska. The a...
On Tuesday and Wednesday, 12th and 13th June, a
football tournament was held at EUFOR Headquarters, Camp Butmir,
involving teams from the EUFOR Multi-National Battalion, EUFOR
Integrated Police Unit and the Operational Command of the Armed Forces
On Friday 8 June 07 a detachment of 2 Swiss Armed
Forces AS-532 Cougar helicopters arrived at the newly constructed
Archer Base within EUFOR’s Camp Butmir in Sarajevo. These helicopters
have, up till this event, been stationed at the EUFOR Mul...
On Sunday 6 May 2007, a EUFOR helicopter transported a civilian patient from Bihac hospital to Kosevo hospital in Sarajevo. A
25 year old woman had been severely injured in a car accident at the
end of last week in the area of Bihac, and she was recov...
Yesterday, 7th May 2007, the Commander of the EU Force
in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Rear Admiral Hans-Jochen Witthauer signed an
International Agreement, with the Republic of Montenegro’s Minister of
Foreign Affairs Mr. Milan Rocen, which will al...
The following statement was made by COM EUFOR during
the EUFOR Multi-National Battalion Full Operating Capability Exercise
held on the 25th April 2007 at Pazarić Barracks
The Sarajevo based EUFOR multi-national battalion will
be carrying out its Full Operating Capability Exercise during the
period 24 – 26 April 2007.
the 25 April 2007 all media are welcome to view a part of that exercise
which will ...
Earlier this morning EUFOR forces, working with the
RS MUP in support to the ICTY, carried out Search Operations in Banja
Luka as part of the ongoing commitment to bring PIFWCs to justice.
Yesterday the EU Council for General Affairs and
External Relations noted that the reconfiguration of EUFOR would now go
ahead. As part of its overall engagement in BiH, the EU will retain a
military presence in the country in order to continue contr...
The European Union decided in Brussels yesterday to reduce EUFOR's
size but to keep an appropriate robust military presence as part of its
overall engagement in BiH, contributing to the maintenance of the safe
and secure environment.
As a result of assistance from the BiH public, further unlicensed
weapons were recovered from the local community today near Sokolac.
Following information provided by a local civilian, a EUFOR Explosive
Ordnance Disposal Team recovered a significan...
Tuesday, 23rd January 2007, a blood donation campaign took place in
Camp Butmir to support National Health System of Bosnia and
Herzegovina. Around 100 Troops from the different Nations composing
EUFOR generously donated generously their blood. The...