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Pakistani migrants submit to Bosnia visa fraud to enter EU: The Times London Report

Illegal migrants in thousands from Pakistan are using the route of Bosnia and Herzegovina to make a back door entry to European Union (EU), according to a report in The Times, London.

Global Goals offer ‘special opportunity’ to change course of development, Bosnian leader tells General Assembly

New York: The world now has “a special opportunity to change the course of development”, the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina told the UN General Assembly’s annual general debate on Tuesday.

‘Step backwards’ for Bosnia’s autonomous Serb region as assembly reneges on Srebrenica genocide report

New York, Aug 17 (IBNS): The Republika Srpska National Assembly in Bosnia and Herzegovina drew concern from the top United Nations expert on the Prevention of Genocide on Thursday, over its decision this week to revoke its endorsement of the 2004 Srebrenica Commission Report acknowledging genocide during the Bosnian war of the 1990s.

Security Council re-authorizes EU-led force in Bosnia and Herzegovina

New York, Nov 8(Just Earth News): The Security Council on Tuesday extended the authorization of the European Union-led multinational stabilization force in Bosnia and Herzegovina for an additional year, following an analysis by a United Nations envoy that a resurgence of divisive nationalism is threatening to take the country backwards.

At General Assembly, Bosnia and Herzegovina stresses central role of UN in preventing war

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): The leader of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country born two decades ago in the deadliest fighting in Europe since the Second World War, on Wednesday stressed the centrality of the United Nations in resolving crises before they degenerate into war and the flight of refugees.

Challenges can derail Bosnia and Herzegovina from path of stability, Security Council told

New York, May 19(Just Earth News): Though Bosnia and Herzegovina has continued its efforts towards membership in the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), negative incidents could still derail the country from the path of peace and stability, a senior diplomat told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday.

Positive outlooks mired by divisive rhetoric in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Security Council told

New York, Nov 9 (Just Earth News): Briefing the United Nations Security Council, High Representative Valentin Inzko said that though there have been some positive developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina, these have been overshadowed by parties focusing exclusively on the ethnic distribution of the population around the country.

Jens Stoltenberg to meet Bosnian delegate

Brussels, Nov 8 (IBNS): NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will meet with the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegović, at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday.

Syria and Mediterranean shores show ‘past lessons not learned,’ Bosnia and Herzegovina tells UN

New York, Sept 22 (Just Earth News): Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegovic, stressed on Wednesday that humanitarian aid cannot serve as a substitute for solutions addressing the root causes of conflict nor create conditions for lasting peace.

Challenges to peace accord ‘cast shadow’ on Bosnia and Herzegovina’s progress, Security Council told

New York, May 6 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The readiness of some political actors in Bosnia and Herzegovina to question and challenge the 1995 peace accord, including new attempts to undermine the sovereignty and authority of the State and its institutions, continues to cast a shadow over positive efforts to advance economic and social reforms, the United Nations Security Council was told on Thursday.

Ban commends Bosnia and Herzegovina on peace and stability on twentieth Dayton Accords anniversary

New York, Nov 22 (IBNS) On the twentieth anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords, which ended the most devastating conflict in Europe since the Second World War, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday congratulated the people and Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the consolidation of peace and political stability, as well as on the socio-economic progress achieved during the past twenty years.

UN: Bosnia and Herzegovina calls for comprehensive strategy against terrorism

New York, Oct 2 (IBNS): Terrorism and violent extremism are without any doubt, the most serious of all challenges facing the world on Thursday, Dragan Covic, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina told the United Nations General Assembly, saying that strategies to tackle the twin scourges musty go beyond military responses and include actions that address the root causes.

UN envoy welcomes Bosnia-Herzegovina court ruling on sexual violence in conflict

New York, June 30 (IBNS) The Secretary-General's Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict on Monday welcomed the decision by a Bosnian Herzegovinian court to secure conviction for and award compensatory damages to victims of war-time sexual violence, the United Nations confirmed today.

Bosnia and Herzegovina must take 'fresh chance' it has been given: Security Council

New York, May 13 (IBNS): As Bosnia and Herzegovina readies to mark the 20th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest conflict in Europe since the Second World War, it must seize the opportunity to “finally say farewell to the politics of the past” and decisively commit to a new way of doing politics that puts the interests of citizens firmly in first place, the United Nations Security Council heard on Tuesday.

At UN Assembly, Bosnia and Herzegovina appeals for scale-up in foreign investment

New York, Sept 27 (IBNS) In his address to the annual General Assembly debate in New York, a Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday called for support from developed countries for its "development and recovery path."