Ambassador’s Blog

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Ambassador Johann Sattler is the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina and is the European Union Special Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina as of 1 September 2019.

He returned to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2019, having been posted to Sarajevo and Tirana as part of European Community Monitoring Mission back in 1997. More recently, he was the Austrian Ambassador to Albania.

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Tourism: Time for a New Approach

Tourism can – and should – be an engine of prosperity, but the potential isn’t being tapped. The Sarajevo-Pale path can serve as a model for eco-friendly, public-private projects throughout the country.

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Brčko: A River of Opportunity

Visiting Brčko last week, I was positively surprised by the changes in little over a year. I was in the District to see the start of work on the...

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Ambassador Sattler: “Remembrance and Hope”

The Srebrenica Memorial Centre is key to remembrance, research and education on the 1995 genocide, thus its preservation is of the utmost importance. The efforts of the Memorial Centre have the full support of the European Union...

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Europe Day is an occasion to celebrate the European Union – a project based on peace, partnership, shared values and solidarity. These are at t...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: In the Heart of Europe, On the Road to the EU

Despite the pandemic, we can take steps that will begin a shift. We can agree on reforms that are set out in the European Commission’s Opinion and ensure that BiH delivers faster on its path to the EU...

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Building a climate-resilient future for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Joint op-ed on the updated Nationally Determined Contributions of Bosnia and Herzegovina by the British Embassy Sarajevo, the Delegation of the E...

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