Schwarz-Schilling in the
As you are all aware, the
High Representative and EU Special Representative, Christian Schwarz-Schilling,
is currently in the
specifically raised the issue of the plight of police decertified by the United
Nations International Police Task Force both when he addressed the UN Security
Council in New York yesterday and later when he met with Jean–Marie Guéhenno, the
Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations.
In his speech, he explained
what he and his staff have done since he last addressed the UN Security Council,
but pointed out that legally and politically he is unable to resolve this issue.
“The ball is squarely in your court,” he said.
Guéhenno, Mr Schwarz-Schilling also discussed the transition in
Bosnia and Herzegovina
and the Peace Implementation
Council’s decision to seek the endorsement of the UN Security Council for the
closure of the Office of the High Representative.
Today, the High
Representative and EU Special Representative is in Washington DC where he will
be meeting with Daniel Fried, Assistant Secretary for Europe, and Clint
Williamson, Ambassador-at-Large for War Crime Issues, at the State Department
and Judy Ansley, Senior Director for European Affairs, at the National Security
On Friday, he will meet with Paul
Wolfowitz, the President of the World Bank.