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#Dodik – #Bosnia-Herzegovina is ‘doomed to become failed state’ if Dayton is ignored

#Dodik – #Bosnia-Herzegovina is ‘doomed to become failed state’ if Dayton is ignored

| October 5, 2018

The leader of Bosnia’s Serb population, Milorad Dodik (pictured), is heading into the final hours of a bitterly fought election campaign defending the Dayton Accord agreement and accusing others of ignoring it, writes Martin Banks. It is 20 years since the agreement was reached in Dayton, Ohio to end a conflict that cost some 100,000 […]

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Autonomy of the #Serb Republic crucial for Europe

Autonomy of the #Serb Republic crucial for Europe

| October 3, 2018

  General elections will be held in Bosnia and Herzegovina on 7 October 2018, for the renewal of the national presidency and House of Representatives, an important date for both national and regional stability. On 28 September, President Milorad Dodik greeted an international delegation of current and former parliamentarians and political figures from Belgium, Austria […]

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Strong Republika Srpska vital for #Balkan security

Strong Republika Srpska vital for #Balkan security

| September 24, 2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina goes to the polls on 7 October to elect the members of the Presidency (one Bosniac, one Croat and one Serbian) and members of the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH, and also the Presidents and legislatures both of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), and the Republika Srpska (RS). The outcome is […]

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#BiH: Is EU membership for Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina really worth it?

#BiH: Is EU membership for Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina really worth it?

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to the EU credentials of two countries of the former Yugoslavia, the New Year must appear to have started on a positive note, with a visit by the top EU official charged with overseeing future enlargement of the 28-member bloc. European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn was in Montenegro on Sunday […]

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EU accepts #Bosnia&Herzegovina membership application

EU accepts #Bosnia&Herzegovina membership application

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Union’s 28 member states on Tuesday (20 September) accepted Bosnia and Herzegovina’s membership application and ordered the bloc’s executive to prepare an assessment of the Balkan country’s readiness to join the bloc. The European Commission will now determine whether Bosnia meets criteria to become a candidate country, a process that could take a […]

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#EUAccession: Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina need further reforms

#EUAccession: Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina need further reforms

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

On 14 April the European Parliament discussed the situation concerning two perspective member of the EU, Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina. The Parliament underlined that key political and administrative reforms needed in Albania are progressing, but have yet to reach a stage at which EU accession negotiations could start. In a separate resolution, they welcomed […]

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#Albania: Foreign affairs MEPs assess reform progress in Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina

#Albania: Foreign affairs MEPs assess reform progress in Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina

“The key political and administrative reforms needed in Albania are progressing, but have yet to reach a stage at which EU accession negotiations could start”, said Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs on Tuesday 22 March. Bosnia and Herzegovina’s recent EU membership application was welcomed by MEPs, in a separate resolution, also voted on Tuesday 22 March. […]

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