Bosnia and Herzegovina was admitted to the UN on 22 May 1992. Bosnia and Herzegovina is also a member of the ECE, FAO, IAEA, OSCE, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, and has applied for membership in the WTO. The country is applying for membership in other international organizations. As of April 2003, a NATO-led Stabilization Force (SFOR) maintained a military presence in Bosnia and Herzegovina to deter hostilities and work toward establishing a lasting peace in the country.
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