Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina: united, peaceful, prosperous and a future Member State of the European Union. We share these aspirations of the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Combining the resources of the European Union, we are assisting the institutions at all levels, the business community, civil society and citizens to make this EU future happen.
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Head of the EU Delegation to BiH-EUSR
Deputy Head of the EU Delegation
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Milestones on BiH's Road to Europe
15 December 2010: visa free regime introduced for all BiH citizens having biometric passport.
31 July 2008: BiH and the EC signed the Financing Agreement for the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA) 2007 National Programme
1 July 2008: Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related issues enters into force
16 June 2008: European Commission and BiH signed the Stabilisation and Association Agreement and the Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related issues
5 June 2008: European Commission presented the Roadmap setting out benchmarks for visa liberalisation
26 May 2008: Visa liberalisation dialogue launched
20 February 2008: Bosnia and Herzegovina signed the IPA Framework Agreement
18 February 2008: A new European Partnership is adopted by the Council 1 January 2008-Visa facilitation and readmission agreements enters into force
December 2007: Following Commissioner for Enlargement Olli Rehn's assessment that there is sufficient agreement on reforms among BiH political leaders, the Stabilisation and Association Agreement with Bosnia and Herzegovina is initialled in Sarajevo.
December 2006: SAA Technical negotiations between the EU and BiH are successfully completed. However, the Agreement cannot be initialed and formally concluded due to lack of progress on key reforms.
November 2005: SAA negotiations between the EU and BiH are officially launched.
October 2005: The EC judges that BiH has made sufficient progress in the implementation of the Feasibility Study reforms and recommends starting SAA negotiations.
June 2004: the EU adopts the first European Partnership for BiH (amended in 2006).
November 2003: The EC produces a Feasibility Study assessing BiH's capacity to implement a future SAA. The study concludes that negotiations should start once BiH has made progress on sixteen key priorities
June 2003: Thessaloniki Summit; the SAP is confirmed as the EU policy for the Western Balkans. The EU perspective for these countries is confirmed.
2001: First year of the new CARDS programme, specifically designed for the Stabilisation and Association countries.
November 2000: Zagreb Summit; the SAP is officially endorsed by the EU and the Western Balkan countries (including BiH).
June 2000: The European Council states that all the Stabilisation and Association countries are “potential candidates” for EU membership.
1999: The EU proposes the new Stabilisation and Association Process for five countries of South-Eastern Europe, including BiH.
June 1998: the EU-BiH Consultative Task Force (CTF) is established.
1997: Regional Approach. The EU establishes political and economic conditionality for the development of bilateral relations.
Construction of Asylum Reception Centre in BiH completed
Statement of the European Union Head of Missions on the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, 17 May 2013
Letter of support by Ambassador Sorensen to LGBTI rights initiative
Join the largest environmental action in Bosnia and Herzegovina!
EU consultations on support to civil society is open
Ambassador Sorensen's Op-Ed: More business, better business
Head of the EU Delegation to BiH & EU Special Representative
EU Ireland Presidency
Council of the EU
European Neighbourhood Policy
Economic & Financial Affairs
Directorate for European Integration of BiH
Council of Ministers
Parliamentary Assembly of BiH
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Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina/EU Special Representative
Skenderija 3a, 71000, Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: +387 (0)33 25 47 00; +387 (0)33 56 08 00
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