The Dayton Peace Agreement - 20 years on

08-12-2015

In 1995, securing stability was the priority in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), and the Dayton Peace Agreement (DPA) helped put an end to a long conflict. Twenty years later, it still defines the political and institutional framework of the country. The prospect of EU integration, however, raises the question of whether Dayton can serve as the basis to that end or if it needs to be revised.

In 1995, securing stability was the priority in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), and the Dayton Peace Agreement (DPA) helped put an end to a long conflict. Twenty years later, it still defines the political and institutional framework of the country. The prospect of EU integration, however, raises the question of whether Dayton can serve as the basis to that end or if it needs to be revised.