On this day thirty years ago, the flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina was flown in front of the United Nations building in New York for the first time, marking the country's full membership in the world's largest organisation.
On 22 May 1992, in accordance with a resolution passed two days earlier, Bosnia and Herzegovina became a full member, and Croatia and Slovenia were admitted to the UN on the same day.
Then Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of BiH, Haris Silajdzic, addressed the UN General Assembly 30 years ago and the reception was also attended by late President of the RBiH Presidency, Alija Izetbegović.
The accession of BiH to the UN 30 years ago created main preconditions of legal nature for Bosnia and Herzegovina to establish all the contents and forms in the relations with the rest of the world.
🇧🇦 became @UN Member State 30 years ago.
Since then, 🇧🇦 actively participated in missions across the 🌍 & contributed to #UNCharter values abroad & at home.#TVSpecial below takes us through key moments of #First30BiH2UN
— United Nations BiH (@UN_BiH) May 22, 2022