Bosnia and Herzegovina hands over chairmanship to Bulgaria

Committee of Ministers 10 November 2015 Strasbourg

The Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today passed from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Bulgaria, at a meeting at the Organisation's Strasbourg headquarters, attended by representatives of its 47 member States. Before handing over the chairmanship to his successor, the...

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EU-Council of Europe joint project “Regional Support for Inclusive Education”

Council of Europe 3 November 2015 Strasbourg

The Final Conference of the European Union - Council of Europe joint project “Regional Support for Inclusive Education” will take place in Sarajevo on 5 - 6 November. It is organised in the framework of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers and...

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The role of religions in fighting extremism

Council of Europe 30 October 2015 Strasbourg

Council of Europe Exchange on building inclusive societies in Sarajevo, 2-3 November

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Foreign terrorist fighters

Council of Europe 22 October 2015 Riga

Eighteen signatories open the way by signing new Additional Protocol to Convention on Prevention of Terrorism

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Attack in Ankara

Chairman of the Committee of Ministers 12 October 2015 Strasbourg

Statement by Igor Crnadak, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Nobel Peace Prize

Chairman of the Committee of Ministers 12 October 2015 Strasbourg

The Chairman of the Committee of Ministers congratulates the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet

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Fair treatment for refugees: a moral and legal obligation

Parliamentary Assembly Session 28 September 2015 Strasbourg

Statement by Igor Crnadak, Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Chairman of the Committee of Ministers

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Chair of the Committee of Ministers on visit to Tunisia

Committee of Ministers 23 September 2015 Tunis

Mr Igor Crnadak, Chair of the Committee of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina paid a visit to Tunisia on 20-21 September 2015. He was received by the President of the Republic of Tunisia, Mr Béji Caïd Essebsi. He also met his counterpart Mr Taieb Baccouche,...

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First meeting of the Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence

Committee of Ministers 21 September 2015 Strasbourg

Statement by Igor Crnadak, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Chairman of the Committee of Ministers, and Semiha Borovac, Minister for Human Rights and Refugees of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Declaration on gender equality in the European film industry

Council of Europe 14 August 2015 Sarajevo

A high-level conference, entitled “Women in today’s film industry: gender issues. Can we do better?", was held in Sarajevo on 14 August, in the framework of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Chairmanship of the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers. A declaration was adopted at the conference calling...

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Chairman of the Committee of Ministers participates in the special meeting of the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee in Madrid (28 July 2015)

Committee of Ministers 29 July 2015 Strasbourg

The Chairman of the Committee of Ministers, Minister Igor Crnadak, participated on 28 July 2015 in Madrid, on behalf of the Council of Europe, in the special meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee of the United Nations Security Council. On this occasion, Minister Crnadak presented the...

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Statement by Igor Crnadak, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the terrorist attack in Suruc (Turkey)

Committee of Ministers 20 July 2015 Strasbourg

“I am deeply shocked by the deadly terrorist attack which has taken place in the city of Suruc in Turkey. I condemn in the strongest terms this appalling act and firmly hope that those responsible will rapidly be arrested and brought to justice. I wish to express my sympathy to the victims and...

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Anniversary of the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17

Committee of Ministers 20 July 2015 Strasbourg

Statement by Igor Crnadak, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Mladen Ivanić: joining the EU ‘is the only hope for Bosnia and Herzegovina’

Parliamentary Assembly Session 24 June 2015 Strasbourg

Joining the European Union “is the only hope for our country”, said Mladen Ivanić, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, speaking today in an address to the Parliamentary Assembly. “If we remain isolated, our internal differences will be more relevant. If we are part of something...

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Igor Crnadak presents the priorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Chairmanship

Parliamentary Assembly Session 23 June 2015 Strasbourg

Addressing the Assembly today, Igor Crnadak, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and current Chairman of the Committee of Ministers, said his country is “honoured to be assuming the Chairmanship for the first time since its accession to the Council of Europe in 2002”. The...

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Council of Europe Chair Bosnia and Herzegovina to intensify co-operation with OSCE, says Foreign Minister Crnadak

Committee of Ministers 9 June 2015 Vienna

Bosnia and Herzegovina, which took up the Chairmanship of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers, will work to intensify co-operation between the Council of Europe and the OSCE, said the country’s foreign minister Igor Crnadak as he addressed the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna today....

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Transfer of Chairmanship

Committee of Ministers 19 May 2015 Brussels

The 125th session of the Committee of Ministers brought together, on 19 May 2015 in Brussels, Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the 47 member states of the organisation. At the close of the session, Bosnia and Herzegovina has taken over from Belgium the chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers...

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