Peter Sørensen (diplomat)

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Peter M. Sørensen
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European Union Special Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina
Assumed office
1 September 2011
Preceded by Valentin Inzko

Peter Sørensen is the European Union Special Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina.


A native of Denmark, Sørensen has a BA degree (1991) and Master of Law degree (1993) from Aarhus University. He has been a lawyer in Denmark and Officer in the Danish Army.

Internationally he has been political/legal advisor to the United Nations Special Envoy to the Balkans; head of Political Affairs, OSCE Mission to Croatia and legal Advisor to the High Representative, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Carl Bildt.[1] and European Community Monitor Mission, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina. He has served as adviser to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General as well as to the Deputy SRSG and Head of UNMIK EU Pillar IV, Kosovo.

From 2002 to 2006 Sørensen serverd as Deputy Head of UNMIK EU Pillar IV and Director of the European Office.From 2009 to 2011 he was the EU High Representative's Personal Representative in Belgrade.

Sørensen was appointed European Union Special Representative and Head of the EU Delegation to Bosnia & Herzegovina in September 2011 after previously having served as Head of the EU Delegation in Skopje, Macedonia.


  1. ^ "Danish diplomat takes over as special EU envoy to Bosnia". Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Valentin Inzko
European Union Special Representative
for Bosnia and Herzegovina

2011 – present