On March 16th under the coordination of SAWAD EUFOR an Ammunition and Small Arms and Light Weapon (SALW) Labelling, Marking and Registration Admin Workshop took place in Sarajevo. Participants of representatives of the Ministry of Defence BiH, Armed Force BiH (AFBiH), HALO Trust and NATO HQ Sarajevo where present.

COMEUFOR Major General Alexander Plazter had meetings with a number of important Republic of Srpska offices. He first met with Republic of Srpska Minster of lnterior Dragan Lukac, then COMEUFOR spoke with President of Republic of Srpska National Assembly Nedeljko Čubrilović.

Today EUFOR in BiH celebrated International Women’s day. This morning COMEUFOR met with his Gender Advisor, Nikolina Marceta, deputy Gender Advisor Sanja Grabovac and was accompanied by his staff officer. The meeting addressed gender related issues pertinent to EUFOR and the marking of International Women’s Day 2021.

This afternoon marked the commencement of a short visit by the Slovenian Chief of Defence, Major General Robert Glavaš, to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

This afternoon, 05 March, COMEUFOR Major General Alexander Platzer welcomed the arrival of a Slovenian Delegation led by the President of Slovenia,Mr. Borut Pahor. Present also was the Slovenian Minister of Defence Mr. Matej Tonin and Head of the President’s Cabinet Dr. Alja Brglez.

Today COMEUFOR Major General Alexander Platzer met with Speaker of the House of Peoples of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Parliamentary Assembly Mr.Bakir Izetbegovićy. This was their first official introductory meeting and a positive discussion was had.

Today EUFOR marked the handover of one of the two Liaison Observation Teams (LOT) Banja Luka from Chilean to Slovenian EUFOR personnel. Present for the closed ceremony was COMEUFOR, Major General Alexander Platzer, and Slovenian Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Zorica Bukinac. The event marked the conclusion of over 18 years of Chilean service in LOT Houses.