Today in a Transfer of Authority ceremony held at Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, Brigadier General Ernő Baráth relinquished his position of EUFOR Chief of Staff (COS) to his successor, Brigadier General Szilárd Gerőfi, following the completion of a 12-month tour of duty.

On 15 April 2021 EUFOR Camp Butmir was proud to hold an International Medal Parade. 70 Service personnel from 11 different nations received their “Common Security and Defence Policy Medal Operation Althea”, bearing the name of the EU Operation Althea.

Today at Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, Lieutenant Colonel Reinhardt Janko took command of EUFOR's Multinational Battalion (MNBN). Major General Alexander Platzer, handed the colours of the MNBN from Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Wilfing to Lieutenant Colonel Reinhardt Janko to signify the Change of Command. The MNBN is EUFOR's military manoeurve unit operating in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

On Wednesday 31st March, EUFOR in BiH are launching the virtual Mine Risk Education (MRE) campaign that was produced in close cooperation with BiH Mine Action Center (BH MAC) and Armed Forces BiH (AFBiH). This virtual Mine Risk Education campaign is being launched to coincide with International Mine Awareness Day on 04 April and ahead of the start of Demining season in BiH.

EUFOR personnel conducted a force protection exercise. The EUFOR force protection security personnel are alert 24/7 and were exercised in a number of scenarios.

This afternoon marked the commencement of a short visit by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Luigi Di Maio, to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Today COMEUFOR Major General Alexander Platzer visited the Chair of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr Zoran Tegeltija.