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Speeches Shim

November 26, 2013

Project Snapshot

Total Funding: $5.3 million*

Project Duration: September 2017-September 2022

Implementing Partners:

   Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and core local partners: Caritas BiH, Institute for Youth Development (KULT), Inter-Religious Council, Forum of Tuzla Citizens, Helsinki Citizens Assembly in Banja Luka, Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Republika Srpska, and the Nansen Dialogue Center in Mostar

 *Includes 6 percent matching funds from CRS 

Members of the Federation of BiH Women’s Caucus, the first ever women’s caucus in the Balkans.
November 20, 2013

Full inclusion of women from across society is critical to U.S. foreign policy objectives and imperative for the economic growth and stability of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). 

November 14, 2013

Project Snapshot

Total Funding:  $9.38 million (including cost share of $366,000)
Start Date:  September 2013
End Date:  December 2018
Implementing Partner: Centers for Civic Initiatives, Center for Civil Society Promotion

The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), a custodian of culture for a region torn by ethnic divisions, re-opened its doors to the public on Sept. 15, after a three-year closure due to lack of funding and political disagreements. 

Citizens in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) cite corruption by public officials and institutions as the second worst problem in the country, next to the lack of jobs.