|20 Nov. 2023 ||
NATO Secretary General underscores importance of stability in the Western Balkans at the start of his visit to the region
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg started his four-day visit to the Western Balkans this week (19 - 22 November 2023) in Bosnia-Herzegovina, stating that “NATO has been committed to Bosnia-Herzegovina for many years. Your security matters for the Western Balkans region and it matters for Europe”.
|22 Sep. 2023 ||
Director General of the NATO International Military staff visits Bosnia and Herzegovina
From the 21st to 22nd September 2023, the Director General of the NATO International Military (DGIMS), Lieutenant General Janusz Adamczak was in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he met with the Chief of Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Minister of Defence as well as various senior military and political high-level officials. The visit was a welcomed opportunity to discuss a stronger partnership between NATO and Bosnia Herzegovina, as well as the security priorities in the Western Balkans, in particular against the backdrop of the most complex and unpredictable security environment since the end of the Cold War.
|30 Aug. 2023 ||
NATO reaffirms commitment to long-standing partnership with Bosnia and Herzegovina
NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Operations, Tom Goffus, welcomed the continued development of the Alliance’s relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina during a visit to Sarajevo on 29 and 30 August 2023. Mr. Goffus met with representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina and of the international community, including the Defence Minister, the Commander of NATO Headquarters Sarajevo, the Commander of the European Union’s Operation Althea, the High Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the EU Special Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina, and ambassadors of NATO nations.
|17 Jan. 2023 ||
NATO and Bosnia and Herzegovina strengthen science and technology cooperation
Experts from the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme met with representatives of the scientific community of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo on Tuesday (17 January 2023). Officials and researchers from leading universities across the country gathered and exchanged views on further opportunities for cooperation, at an “SPS Information Day” held at the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
|16 Jan. 2023 ||
NATO Secretary General meets with Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Denis Bećirović, member of the tripartite Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to NATO Headquarters on Monday (16 January 2023). Mr. Stoltenberg stressed that the stability of the whole region of the Western Balkans is of strategic importance to the Alliance, as mentioned in the Strategic Concept adopted at the Madrid Summit. He encouraged Bosnia and Herzegovina’s leadership to continue focusing on reforms for the benefit of the whole country and to preserve multi-ethnic institutions at all levels.
|19 Dec. 2022 ||
Coronavirus response: NATO continues to support Bosnia and Herzegovina through delivery of protective equipment
On 15 December 2022, the Minister of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Ankica Gudeljevic and NATO Commander in Sarajevo, Brigadier General Pamela McGaha, presided over a ceremony for the delivery of personal protective equipment to the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, through NATO’s Pandemic Response Trust Fund.
|14 Nov. 2022 ||
NATO strengthens political dialogue with Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina
NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy Javier Colomina completed a trip to Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. In Serbia, he met the First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and the Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Milos Vucevic. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, he held talks with the Chairman of the Presidency Sefik Dzaferovic, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Josip Brkic, and the Assistant Minister for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Defence Zoran Sainovic.
|20 Jul. 2022 ||
The Chair of the NATO Military Committee discusses regional security while in Bosnia and Herzegovina
On 19-20 July 2022, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer visited Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he met with members of the Presidency, the Minister of Defence, Mr Sifet Podzic and the Chief of Defence, Lieutenant General Senad Mašović. He also visited the Tactical Support Brigade HQ, the Intelligence-Security Agency and the NATO Headquarters Sarajevo.
|25 May. 2022 ||
NATO Secretary General meets with the Chair of the Tri-Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sefik Džaferović
The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that political dialogue and practical cooperation with Bosnia and Herzegovina “are more important than ever, with Russia’s brutal war in Ukraine and its malign influence across the region”. Speaking after a meeting with the Chair of the Tri-Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sefik Džaferović at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday, 25 May 2022, Mr. Stoltenberg stressed that NATO strongly supports Bosnia and Herzegovina’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and “remains committed to its Euro-Atlantic aspirations, for the benefit of all your people.”
|07 Apr. 2022 ||
NATO Allies agree to further strengthen and sustain support for Ukraine
NATO Foreign Ministers meeting in Brussels this week (6-7 April 2022) agreed to sustain and further strengthen support for Ukraine, and step up cooperation with partners, given the global implications of President Putin’s unprovoked war on Ukraine.