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Policy Brief: Aesop’s Fables: 100,000 New Jobs in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Election Promises Never Meant to be Done
Chronic unemployment is one thing all Western Balkan countries share in common. According to all relevant parameters, Bosnia and Herzegovina leads the pack. Despite being recognized as one of the most persistent issues undermining progress and development, solution to chronic unemployment is nowhere in sight. Next time you decide to cast your vote, make sure you understand what has been offered in return. In few days, citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina will vote again. In the past weeks, if not months, citizens have heard many different promises, great ones and insignificant ones, based on which they will decide who to vote for. But do they, in the first place, understand…
Report: To Serve and Protect: A Story about Security Sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina
What about security in Bosnia and Herzegovina? Is BiH a safe place? Safer than Belgium? Than France? Are the Bosnian police structures well placed to protect citizens and do citizens feel safe? The report you are about to read is a result of a research study conducted in BiH, consulting strategic documents, strategies, working documents, and supported by interviews with the key security experts, government officials, police officers, and international community representatives. It offers a somewhat different perspective on where BiH stands almost 20 years since the reforms in security sector started, having thousands of international experts taking part in it and millions of Euros being invested. One conclusion rises…
Policy Paper: The Western Balkan Worldview?
This policy paper is looking at the top issues on the global media’s agenda in 2014, a pattern telling of how global interdependence to a large extent seems to still bypass the Western Balkans. Report: The Western Balkan Worldview (.pdf) >>>