Ambassador’s Blog

Welcome to the EU Ambassador’s blog!

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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Our Partners Are the People

After what has been the most unusual and challenging year for us all, I am even more confident that the grounds for optimism outweigh those for cynicism as well as in my commitment to redouble my efforts in favour of progress of the country and its people on the EU path...

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“And yet it moves!” by Ambassador Sattler

Last week the EU leaders reached a consensus on ambitious plan to help their economies recover from the downturn caused by Covid-19. There have b...

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“Peace Is Built Upon Justice” by Ambassador Sattler

This week, as we remember the victims of the Srebrenica Genocide we stand in solidarity with the survivors and renew our commitment to bringing perpetrators to justice...

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The real champions of EU integration

This is a complex country: you’ll see! I heard this so often when I arrived in BiH last summer.  It was a common reaction to my optimism abou...

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