Studies and Reports

Academic and Public Policy Studies and Reports, from a variety of reputable sources

New Study Grapples with War Crime Biases – BalkanInsight

New Study Grapples with War Crime Biases – BalkanInsight

August 10, 2015

French-German historian Nicolas Moll, in an interview with BIRN, spoke about his newly-published article, which deals with public perceptions of war crimes against Serbs and the men who committed them.... Read More »

Negotiations on New Federation Coalition Commence – BalkanInsight

Negotiations on New Federation Coalition Commence – BalkanInsight

June 19, 2015

The SDA and HDZ, senior partners in the Federation’s governing coalition, held talks with other party leaders this week as the first step in building a new majority, in the... Read More »

EU Mission Introduces New Compact for Growth – EU

EU Mission Introduces New Compact for Growth – EU

July 25, 2014

Following on its Forum for Prosperity and Jobs, which the EU hosted in Sarajevo in May, the EU mission in BiH has released details of its new initiative, the Compact... Read More »

New Report Urges OHR Closure, Constitutional Reform – Crisis Group

New Report Urges OHR Closure, Constitutional Reform – Crisis Group

July 11, 2014

A new report by International Crisis Group, titled “Bosnia’s Future,” argues that while the post-war restructuring and rebuilding of BiH has been partly successful, the nature of the Dayton constitution... Read More »

Report: BiH Anti-Corruption Strategy Has Not Achieved Goals – EU

Report: BiH Anti-Corruption Strategy Has Not Achieved Goals – EU

May 15, 2014

As part of an EU-funded program, Transparency International BiH presented its final evaluation of the BiH Anti-Corruption Strategy 2009-2014. In general, the report concluded that implementation of the strategy had been... Read More »

Lost in the Bosnian Labyrinth – European Stability Initiative

Lost in the Bosnian Labyrinth – European Stability Initiative

October 15, 2013

A paper recently published by the European Stability Initiative argues that the European Union’s insistence on implementation of the Sejdic-Finci decision as a precondition for EU accession may be counterproductive... Read More »

Bosnia’s Dangerous Tango: Islam and Nationalism – Crisis Group

Bosnia’s Dangerous Tango: Islam and Nationalism – Crisis Group

March 5, 2013

A new report by International Crisis Group looks at the emergence of political Islam in BiH and its relationship to Bosniak nationalism. The Bosniak community is deeply frustrated with the... Read More »

‘Bosnian Book of the Dead’ Published – BIRN

‘Bosnian Book of the Dead’ Published – BIRN

January 22, 2013

A Sarajevo-based NGO, the Research and Identification Centre, has published a book listing the names of 96,000 people killed during the war of the 1990s. The list is the product... Read More »

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2012 Progress Report – European Commission

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2012 Progress Report – European Commission

October 10, 2012

The European Commission released today its annual progress reports for each of the Balkan states. The report for Bosnia focuses on the following subjects, according to the report’s introduction: “relations... Read More »

Bosnia’s Gordian Knot: Constitutional Reform – International Crisis Group

Bosnia’s Gordian Knot: Constitutional Reform – International Crisis Group

July 16, 2012

In a new report on constitutional reform and BiH’s European future, ICG warns that the pressure now facing BiH politicians to enact “quick and dirty” constitutional reforms in order to... Read More »