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  • USAID Mission Director Peter Duffy accepts an award from the Federation Banking Agency, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, for USAID’s continuous support to the country’s banking sector.

  • With USAID support over the past four years, the Energy Summit in Neum has become the main meeting place for energy stakeholders in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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  • Students in Republika Srpska entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina view ‘Lično (Personal): Portraits of War Victims’ exhibition at the East New Sarajevo Culture Center (exhibition supported by USAID PRO-Future project).

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  • Bosnian baker Silvana turned her childhood passion into a business. Now her cakes and pastries are making their way across the country.

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  • Leaders of the BiH Inter-Religious Council signed USAID’s Platform for Peace in Trebinje, sending a strong joint message that stable, lasting peace is a common foundation for all peoples in BH—regardless of their ethnic or religious affiliation.

  • All we want is peace: For the first time after the war, ex-war camp prisoners of three ethnic groups jointly pay respects to all war victims, visiting all three monuments--Doboj, Maglaj and Žepče--in one day. (USAID PRO-Future Project)

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  • Agriculture is central to the lives and livelihoods of citizens in BiH. At a USAID event in Banja Luka, Amb. Cormack spoke about the need for structural and legislative reforms to spur development and prepare BiH producers to compete in EU markets.

  • USAID/Bosnia's “Meet the Real Heroes!” campaign promotes education and educators (the REAL heroes)!

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  • Students cheer for Bambi wheelchair basketball club for women at event -- #BitnaSam (I am important!) -- to promote women’s empowerment and participation in organized sports in BiH. USAID provided sports wheelchairs for the players.

Newly trained and hired workers of the Prevent Step factory in Bugojno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Step by Step, Jobs Come Back to Bosnian Town
Young Entrepreneur Returns from Sweden to Launch IT Startup in Bosnia
Entrepreneur Returns to Bosnian Hometown to Launch Startup
B.M.T. Engineering | Priča o uspjehu investicije bh. dijaspore
USAID’s Diaspora Invest project helps Bosnian diaspora invest in the future of their homeland and its people

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.

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Last updated: August 07, 2018

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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

Ana Luisa Pinto, Desk Officer
USAID Bureau for Europe and Eurasia Affairs
301 4th Street SW
, DC