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EU Appoints Austrian Dr. Johann Sattler as New Special Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published: August 9, 2019; 11:05 · (Vindobona)

The Council of the European Union appointed Johann Sattler as EU Special Representative (EUSR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He will also take over the role of the Head of the European Union's Delegation in Sarajevo.

Austrian Ambassador Dr. Johann Sattler appointed EUSR in Bosnia and Herzegovina. / Picture: © EU European Union / Council of the European Union

Mr. Sattler will replace Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, who was appointed in 2015.

Mr. Sattler will take up his duties on 1 September 2019 and has been appointed initially for two years.

His mandate is based on the following EU policy objectives in Bosnia and Herzegovina:

  • Continuing progress in the stabilisation and association process
  • Ensuring a stable,…
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