About: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Enlargement 13-08-2012

Füle: Enlargement brings ‘positive news’ in times of crisis

Even in times of crisis, nine European countries strive to join the EU. It would be an “enormous mistake” if the Union would lose interest in expansion, Štefan Füle told EURACTIV Czech Republic in an exclusive interview.
Enlargement 04-01-2011

Minister: ‘Bosnia’s constitution is discriminatory’

Bosnia and Herzegovina still has many reforms to undertake, but its people need encouragement on their journey to integration with the West, Sven Alkalaj, the country's foreign minister, told EURACTIV Germany in an exclusive interview.
Enlargement 14-12-2010

Inzko: Bosnia needs Franco-German recipe

The situation in the Western Balkans has never been better and there are signs of progress in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where competition between the entities could be used positively if it is accompanied by political will, Valentin Inzko, EU High Representative and Special Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), told EURACTIV.de in an interview.
Enlargement 07-10-2010

Analyst: ‘Imperfect’ EU remains attractive for Balkans

The Balkan countries are under no illusions about the EU – it is an ''imperfect human creation'' but is still their best option for guaranteeing stability and prosperity following the wars of the 1990s, Ivan Vejvoda, executive director of the Balkan Trust for Democracy, told EURACTIV Slovakia in an interview.
Enlargement 04-10-2010

Dizdarevi?: Ten years on, Miloševi? scars remain in Balkans

A decade since the fall of Slobodan Miloševi?'s nationalist Serbian regime, there are still ''deep wounds'' across the former Yugoslavia which will not heal for a long time, said former Yugoslav politician Raif Dizdarevi? in an interview with Pavol Demes, director of the German Marshall Fund in Central Europe and former foreign minister of Slovakia.
Armenia 23-09-2010

Turkish business leader: Cyprus should be one business community

Turkey would like to do business with the southern part of Cyprus - EU member the Republic of Cyprus - and both sides of the divided island should take steps towards the other, Rifat Hisarc?kl?o?lu, president of the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Enlargement 07-05-2010

Expert: In Bosnia every reform fails due to corruption

The EU should not give up on Bosnia and Herzegovina despite its ongoing internal divisions, yet the country must improve its legal system as governmental reforms simply fail as a result of corruption, Jan Havránek, an expert on security issues and a research fellow at the Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI), told EURACTIV Czech Republic in an interview.
Enlargement 21-04-2010

Ambassador: Bosnia and Herzegovina will apply for EU membership this year

By the end of this year, the conditions will have been met for Bosnia and Herzegovina to apply for EU membership, Almir Šahovi?, the country's ambassador to France, told EURACTIV.fr in an interview.
Med & South 30-03-2010

Füle: ‘I’m enjoying every minute of my work as commissioner’

By the end of his term in 2014, Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Commissioner Štefan Füle hopes to have achieved enough to end talk of "enlargement fatigue" and help EU citizens to see more clearly the benefits of an enlarged Europe.