Bosnia and Herzegovina

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: New Co- Chair of BiH Congressional Caucus; Bosnia to Unlock $1.18 billion from IMF and Other Lenders; RS to Block BiH NATO Accession?; Gazprom to Work on Joint Venture With BiH in RS; Covic – Bosnia is my homelandPhoto: Only Croatia

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: New Co- Chair of BiH Congressional Caucus; Bosnia to Unlock $1.18 billion from IMF and Other Lenders; RS to Block BiH NATO Accession?; Gazprom to Work on Joint Venture With BiH in RS; Covic – Bosnia is my homeland

“The Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina (ACBH) is pleased to announce that Congressman Bill Huizenga has joined the Congressional Caucus on Bosnia (Bosnia Caucus). Congressman Huizenga is the U.S. Representative for Michigan’s 2nd congressional district, serving since 2010. Congressman Huizenga received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Calvin […]

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”Photo: The Guardian

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”

“The European Union wants to show it still cares about the Balkans, but not everyone is feeling the love. Brussels has been accused for years of not paying enough attention to the six Western Balkan countries that want to join the bloc. After taking office in 2014, Commission […]

UNESCO Celebrates Bosnian Culture

UNESCO Celebrates Bosnian Culture

“On the 5th December 2017, the UNESCO Representation to the European Institutions attended the conference ‘A European Bosnia and Herzegovina: Cultural Diversity and Reconciliation’ and addressed the audience at the opening of the photo exhibition picturing Bosnia and Herzegovina’s rich cultural heritage. The conference, organised by MEP Mr. […]

Saudi Arabia to Teach Arabic in Bosnian Schools?

Saudi Arabia to Teach Arabic in Bosnian Schools?

“King Fahd Cultural Center (KFC) in Sarajevo has recently inaugurated an integrated classroom for teaching Arabic language course at Travnik Elementary School. Director of KFC Dr. Mohammed bin Hassan Al Al-Sheikh said that the project is part of the Arabic language program in Bosnia aiming to disseminate Arabic […]

Montenegro Takes Over Presidency of A5Photo: European Western Balkans

Montenegro Takes Over Presidency of A5

“Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro Srdjan Darmanovic took place in the ministerial meeting of the US-Adriatic Charter (A5) in Skopje earlier today, which also represented the final activity within the Macedonian chairmanship of the Charter, which will be taken over by Montenegro in January 2018. Ministers of […]

OSCE, US Embassy, EU: No More Ethnic-Oriented Schools in BiHPhoto: Facebook/ Jajce Online

OSCE, US Embassy, EU: No More Ethnic-Oriented Schools in BiH

“For the first time, the OSCE Head of Mission Bruce G. Berton, United States Ambassador Maureen Cormack, and the Head of European Union Delegation and EU Special Representative Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark jointly addressed the Conference of Education Ministers in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) today in Sarajevo. The OSCE […]

Saudi Al Shiddi Group to Launch “FlyBosnia”

Saudi Al Shiddi Group to Launch “FlyBosnia”

“Saudi Arabian conglomerate Al Shiddi Group has unveiled plans to launch an airline in Bosnia & Herzegovina in 2018 under the name, FlyBosnia. The firm has already begun recruiting for multilingual cabin crew fluent in English and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian as well as Arabic. FlyBosnia is registered in Sarajevo as […]

Chinese to Build $588 million Coal Plant in RS

Chinese to Build $588 million Coal Plant in RS

“Bosnia’s autonomous Serb Republic and two Chinese companies agreed on Tuesday to form a joint venture to build a 350 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant that will ultimately replace the aging 300 MW Gacko plant in the southeast of the Balkan country. The region’s energy minister and officials […]

Dodik and Covic Meet in Banja LukaPhoto: Office of the President of Republika Srpska (BiH)

Dodik and Covic Meet in Banja Luka

“The President Republika Srpska (RS) Milorad Dodik spoke with BiH Presidency Chairman and HDZ BiH President Dragan Covic today in Banja Luka. The President of RS Dodik and the Chairman of the Presidency Covic exchanged views on the current political situation in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region.” (translated […]

BiH Military Attache in Holland Detained Over KonjicPhoto: Avaz

BiH Military Attache in Holland Detained Over Konjic

“The Military Attache Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Netherlands, Colonel Enes Jahic was detained today at the border of BiH. Pass, and was handed over to the Prosecutor’s Office. A spokesman for the Prosecutor’s Office, Boris Grubesic, said Jahic was interrogated and the prosecutor will propose prohibiting measures. […]