|Lieutenant General Höfler is escorted by Brigadier General Siposs and is welcomed to EUFOR HQ by an Honour Guard.|
Lieutenant General Günter Höfler, the Commander of the Austrian Joint Forces Command, was welcomed to Camp Butmir by Brigadier General Ernő Péter Siposs, the EUFOR Chief of Staff on 29 October 2012. General Höfler’s arrival at the EUFOR HQ was marked by an Honour Guard comprising soldiers from the troop contributing nations.
|Brigadier General Ernő Péter Siposs formally opens the Zenica EUFOR Soccer tournament.
The EUFOR Chief of Staff Brigadier General Ernő Péter Siposs formally opened the Zenica tournament which was held in the impressive three pitch Gradska Dvorana sports hall. The fun packed tournament saw 32 boys’ teams and 16 girls’ teams play non-stop football throughout the day.
On Monday 22nd October 2012 HQ EUFOR Chief of Staff Brigadier General Ernő Péter Siposs addressed the civilian employees of the HQ EUFOR in the Millennium Bar in Camp Butmir and thanked all of them for their work they have done so far. Brigadier General Ernő Péter Siposs used the opportunity to present civilian employees, nominated by their supervisors, with the Letter of Appreciation.
|Lieutenant Commander David Collins from EUFOR and Ms Biljana Barović from the EUSR welcome everyone to the EUFOR Soccer Cup 2012 in Banja Luka.|
A total of 40 teams from Banja Luka and its surrounding areas: 32 boys’ teams and eight girls’ teams are taking part in three days of fun packed non-stop football at the Sportska Dvorana - Univerzitetski Campus.
The EUFOR Cup 2012 has once again proved to be extremely popular with schools throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. This year there are 285 teams taking part, these are made up of 205 boys’ teams and 80 girls’ teams.
The event was opened by the EUFOR Spokesperson Lieutenant Commander David Collins who said: “The aim of the EUFOR Soccer Cup is to bring together young people from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina, to not only play football together but also to make new friends.”
|Ambassador of Switzerland, his exellency Andre Schaller with students who returned from trip to Switzerland|
Fifteen students from all parts of BiH, who were the winners of EUFOR School Competition 2012, have just returned from their five day prize winning trip to Switzerland. The trip was generously provided by the Embassy of Switzerland in Bosnia and Herzegovina, for the second year in the row!
The award has been handed to the students by the Swiss ambassador, his Excellency, Mr. Andre Schaller at the ceremony held in the Camp Butmir earlier this year!
|Major General Robert Brieger formally opens the EUFOR Cup 2012.|
The EUFOR Cup 2012 was formally opened in Ilidza by the Commander of EUFOR Major General Robert Brieger on 9 October 2012.
Teams from 285 primary schools have been eagerly awaiting the start of the fourth EUFOR Cup, which has once again proved to be extremely popular throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. This year 285 teams are taking part: these are made up of 205 boys’ teams and 80 girls’ teams.
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