To mark women’s history month in BiH, USAID supported many special events promoting women’s empowerment. But women’s empowerment is part of all our programs here. By harnessing the potential of women, we boost opportunity for all people in BiH.
Student interviews Mission Director David Barth at launch of new USAID program, Education for a Just Society. The project is a holistic approach to educating BiH youth to ensure they are taught universal values of citizenship, tolerance and inclusion.
USAID highlights impact and potential benefits of corporate social responsibility in BiH, under the theme “Corporate Social Responsibility Is Just Good Business.” (Photo: radiosarajevo.ba)
Mission Director David Barth (L) and BiH Minister of Finance Nikola Spiric sign MOU on Dec. 11, 2013, marking the beginning of a new cooperative relationship between the U.S. and BiH governments.
USAID’s Youth Building Futures Project held skills training for 59 unemployed young people from both governmental entities. For many, it was the first time they had worked to rebuild communities in—or even talk to youth from—the 'other' entity at all.
About Bosnia and Herzegovina
USAID in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) contributes to U.S. Government objectives in the country by helping BiH progress toward a harmonized economy, effective and transparent government institutions with a strong civil society, and a multi-ethnic, tolerant society.
Helping the country to become a more stable country, closer to Euro-Atlantic integration, is USAID's goal. Reaching this objective includes establishing functional state-level institutions, inclusion of minorities in the political process, compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights, GDP growth, increased economic competitiveness, and a clear strategy for EU accession.
USAID's democracy and governance work in BiH focuses on accountable institutions that meet citizens’ needs. The Agency's economic growth work focuses on a competitive, market-oriented economy that provides better opportunities for all.
Last updated: March 06, 2014