On the evening of 22 May EUFOR received a request from Ministry of Security of BiH for assistance in their response to a mountain accident where restricted terrain meant only a helicopter could extract the patient. A local civilian had fallen from a cliff on a mountain near Zvekuše to the East of Konjic. The civilian had sustained severe injuries in his fall. Commander EUFOR, Major General Alexander Platzer authorised the deployment of the EUFOR Search and Rescue Agusta Bell 212 Helicopter
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.
This afternoon marked the commencement of a short visit by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Luigi Di Maio, to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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.
COM EUFOR welcomed the new Operation Commander of EUFOR Op Althea to EUFOR HQ
Wednesday, 21 September 2022
Change of Command Ceremony for EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion
Tuesday, 20 September 2022
AFBiH and EUFOR Signed a Cooperation and Training Contract for the Year 2023
Tuesday, 13 September 2022
Transfer of Authority Ceremony
Thursday, 25 August 2022
COS EUFOR visited ammunition factory
Wednesday, 24 August 2022
The German Military Contingent were warmly welcomed to Camp Butmir
Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Visit of the European Union PSC and EU MC to EUFOR HQ
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
International Medal Parade for 98 Service personnel from 9 different Nations
Thursday, 30 June 2022