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  • USAID promotes economic opportunities in the tourism industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina through its April month-long campaign, “Tourism in BiH: Get on board! The possibilities are endless.”

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  • 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.

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  • 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)

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Zorica Mekic of Sekovici learned beekeeping through USAID’s “Women’s Empowerment Through Farming” Project.
Bees Open Doors for Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina
GOLD Sarajevo Centar ENG
USAID and Sida Launch Local Development Project to Increase Investment, Create Jobs in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sarajevo at night: Lighting Bosnia’s Path to the EU with Electricity Reform
It’s Electric: Lighting Bosnia’s Path to the European Union

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.

Related Links

Country Development Cooperation Strategy for Bosnia and Herzegovina 2012-2016 [PDF, 1MB]

U.S. Government Foreign Assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina

U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report for 2014

Going Local: Performance and M&E in Bosnia and Herzegovina

World Bank’s Doing Business 2014 in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Human Rights Watch World Report 2014: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Transparency International Corruption Perception in Bosnia and Herzegovina


Last updated: April 09, 2014

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Contact Information

Mission Contact

Robert Frasure Street #1
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
387 33 70 40 00
387 33 219 298

USAID Contact

Ernest Rojas
U.S. Agency for International Development
Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, SA-44
, DC