|Lieutenant Colonel Besselink, Ms Noordam, Major General Bair, H.E. van Voorst tot Voorst, Mr Verheijden|
Major General Bernhard Bair, COM EUFOR welcomed H.E. Sweder van Voorst tot Voorst, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bosnia and Herzegovina to the EUFOR HQ today, 11 April. The Ambassador was accompanied by Ms Marijn Noordam and Mr Mauritz Verheijden from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Department for South-Eastern Europe.
|Brigadier General Nagy, Major General Bair, Brigadier General Schulz and Colonel Bellini.|
|Major General Bernhard Bair, COM EUFOR with the EUFOR doctors|
|Students with COM EUFOR, Major General Bernhard Bair.|
Masters students from the International Humanitarian Action Course of the Catholic University of Louvain, near Brussels, visited EUFOR on 6 April 2011. The Master course has a multi-ethnic audience and involves Universities from Europe and all over the world.
The 17 students are undertaking a study week in Bosnia and Herzegovina to investigate how an EU mission works in a post conflict environment. As part of that process, Professor Amine Ait-Chaalal Director of the Centre of Studies on Crisis and International Conflicts (CECRI), together with Professor Catherine Gourbin had organised a visit to show the students EUFOR’s role as the military component in the overarching European Security and Defence Policy mission.
|Dr. Renzo Daviddi with COM EUFOR.|
Dr. Renzo Daviddi, Deputy Head and Chargé D’affaires of the European Union Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina, paid his first formal visit to the EUFOR HQ today, 6th April. He was welcomed to Camp Butmir by Major General Bernhard Bair, COM EUFOR. Dr. Daviddi took up the duty of Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to BiH on 15th March 2011.
COM EUFOR and Dr. Daviddi engaged in a wide ranging set of discussions about EUFOR’s role as the military component of the overarching European Security and Defence Policy mission in BIH, EUFOR tasks and capabilities in support of BiH’s efforts to maintain the safe and secure environment and the continuing co-operation with the AF BiH in a number of areas such as training, ammunition storage and de-mining.
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