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Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 9:15am

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021

United States Celebrates the Successful  Five-Year Diaspora Invest Project

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today celebrated the closing of its highly successful Diaspora Invest project, which saw Bosnia and Herzegovina diaspora make more than $22 million in direct investments in the country over five years.

The $6.6 million invested in the project by the United States through USAID also helped generate more than 160 start-up businesses while companies working with the project created 1,571 new full-time jobs. In 2020 alone, those companies generated $74 million in revenues, $52.4 million of that through exports.

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Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:00am

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – The United States announced $1.8 million in COVID-19 assistance for Bosnia and Herzegovina through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to address vulnerabilities in the country’s response to the global pandemic.

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 9:30am

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo – Overall judicial effectiveness in Bosnia and Herzegovina – already deemed low by the public and the judiciary – fell last year for the first time in six years, particularly in respect to fighting corruption, according to the results of the 2020 Judicial Effectiveness Index of BiH (JEI-BiH) survey.

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Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:30am

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 20, 2021 — Tourism education in Bosnia and Herzegovina will move toward world-class standards under a prestigious international certification system that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is helping bring to higher education institutions.

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Monday, October 18, 2021 - 9:30am

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – The United States today announced $750,000 in assistance to fight the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Bosnia and Herzegovina through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve the country’s response to the pandemic, including surveillance, public communication, and diagnostics.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:45am

 

Sarajevo, 22 March, 2018 – The United States Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Maureen Cormack, and the Prime Minister of Federation of BiH, Fadil Novalic, are launching the Cantonal Budget Management Information Systems, also known as the “E-Budget” system, on Tuesday, March 27 at 1:00 pm, at the Hotel Holiday’s Herzegovina room. All Media are invited to come.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:30pm

The United State Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a joint Balkan Media Assistance Program that focuses on the development of online media in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia.

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 10:30am

Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development in BiH (USAID/BiH), Peter Duffy, and the Mayor of Foča Municipality (east Bosnia) Radisav Mašić, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for mutual support of the Service Center for Persons with Developmental Disabilities future work in Foča.

Last updated: September 23, 2021

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