OHR's Statement at the International Agencies’ Joint Press Conference in Mostar

Schwarz-Schilling at the Security Council and in Washington DC

As you are all aware, the High Representative and EU Special Representative, Christian Schwarz-Schilling, is currently in New York where he will address the UN Security Council at 10 am local time.

Mr Schwarz-Schilling’s speech will be broadcast live on the United Nations’ web site at http://www.un.org/webcast/ on Channel 4, starting at 4 pm our time.

In his address, the High Representative and EU Special Representative will provide his analysis of developments and trends in Bosnia and Herzegovina since he last addressed the UN Security Council six months ago.

He will also discuss the status of decertified police and urge the UN Security Council to resolve this issue.

The High Representative and EU Special Representative will in total be spending three days in the United States with meetings in both New York and WashingtonDC.

In New York, Mr Schwarz-Schilling will have a series of meetings, including with JeanMarie Guéhenno, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations.

In Washington DC , in addition to meetings with key individuals at the State Department and National Security Council, including Daniel Fried, Assistant Secretary for Europe, Clint Williamson, Ambassador-at-Large for War Crime Issues, and Judy Ansley, Senior Director for European Affairs, he will meet with Paul Wolfowitz, the President of the World Bank.