Current Developments

Bosnia gets $80.5 million World Bank loan to support budgets – Reuters

Bosnia gets $80.5 million World Bank loan to support budgets – Reuters

March 27, 2017

The World Bank said Friday that BiH will get $80.5 million in loans to support its various governments’ budgets and reform efforts. BiH has pledged to cut its public sector... Read More »

RS Industrial Production Up 8.2% – SRNA

RS Industrial Production Up 8.2% – SRNA

March 24, 2017

Republika Srpska Minister of Industry, Energy, and Mining Petar Djokic has said that RS industrial production increased 8.2% last year over the year before. He said that the RS representative... Read More »

Croatia Warns about ISIL Fighters Returning to Region – Total Croatia News

Croatia Warns about ISIL Fighters Returning to Region – Total Croatia News

March 23, 2017

Croatian Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier said that about 1,000 people left Southeast Europe to fight for ISIS and that 300 of them have returned. Read more here Read More »

Bosnian Police Officials’ War Crimes Trial Opens – BIRN

Bosnian Police Officials’ War Crimes Trial Opens – BIRN

March 22, 2017

The trial of four former police officials and officers for war crimes against prisoners of war began Tuesday. According to the indictment, police repeatedly mistreated eight Yugoslav National Army reservists... Read More »

Anti-Federalism Resolution Prompts Walkout by Croat MPs – SRNA

Anti-Federalism Resolution Prompts Walkout by Croat MPs – SRNA

March 22, 2017

Croat members of the Federation House of Representatives walked out Tuesday as the body approved a resolution condemning attempts to federalize Bosnia and Herzegovina and its Entities. MPs from the... Read More »

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina – IMF Press Release

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina – IMF Press Release

March 21, 2017

After an International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team visited Banja Luka and Sarajevo from March 7 to 17, the leader of the staff team, Mr. Nadeem Ilahi, issued a statement... Read More »

Joint Statement after Western Balkans Meeting in Sarajevo

Joint Statement after Western Balkans Meeting in Sarajevo

March 17, 2017

In a joint statement after Thursday’s meeting of Western Balkans leaders in Sarajevo, the leaders reaffirmed their commitment to EU integration and called for greater regional cooperation. Regarding the terrorist... Read More »

EU Enlargement Commissioner Urges Economic Integration in Western Balkans

EU Enlargement Commissioner Urges Economic Integration in Western Balkans

March 17, 2017

In a speech at a meeting of Western Balkans leaders in Sarajevo Thursday, EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn called for a Western Balkans Common Market as a step toward integration... Read More »

Statement by President of the International Court of Justice

Statement by President of the International Court of Justice

March 10, 2017

The President of the International Court of Justice, Judge Ronny Abraham, issued a statement Thursday announcing that the Court would not take any action with regard to the document entitled... Read More »

ICJ dismisses appeal against Serbia – AP

ICJ dismisses appeal against Serbia – AP

March 9, 2017

The International Court of Justice has dismissed an application for revision of its 2007 judgment in BiH’s lawsuit against Serbia because the application was not endorsed by the competent state... Read More »