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February 12, 2019

When we talk about our work with IRI here in Bosnia and Herzegovina, we usually discuss election monitoring or roundtable events with government or civil society leaders – not a film being shown in the Balkans, New York, and Washington DC. But this past year and a half, our work has crossed paths with the likes of, dare we say it, Hollywood.

February 11, 2019

This USAID program promotes a system to contain and prevent the spread of radicalism and violent extremist beliefs in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) prisons and rehabilitate and reintegrate previously radicalized prisoners into society upon their release. The Council of Europe implements this comprehensive two-year $1 million project, which is co-funded equally by USAID and the UK government.

February 11, 2019

USAID’s STaR project works to increase empathy and tolerance among members of the multiple ethnoreligious groups in Bosnia and Herzegovina by catalyzing religious leaders, religion teachers, youth, and municipal leaders in community reconciliation efforts. USAID’s implementing partner in this two-year $1.5 million program is the Karuna Center for Peacebuilding.

February 11, 2019

Through this project, USAID works to build cooperation among youth of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and empowers young citizens and political leaders to take decisive action against threats to reconciliation. USAID’s implementing partner for this 1½-year, $1.5 million project is the National Democratic Institute, with core local partners Youth Initiative for Human Rights and Infohouse Association.

February 8, 2019

Unlike most of her peers in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Vanja Predanović decided at the age of 19 that it was time to find a job, become independent, and support her family financially. Vanja joined a training program at Belt, a local leather company that was planning to expand but needed labor with specific skills to do so. And she got the job.


Last updated: September 22, 2020

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