Publication: Peace That is Not

At the end of 2020 in Bosnia and Herzegovina was marked 25 years since the General Framework Agreement for Peace colloquially known as Dayton Peace Agreement was signed. For Bosnia and Herzegovina this meant the beginning of contradictory process of building peace. These contradictories are reflected in maintaining peace and maintaining country in a state…

A step closer to a gender responsible Constitution of BiH

At the invitation of the Agency for Gender Equality of BiH, the Initiative Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform had an opportunity to present Platform of Women’s Priorities with Amendments to the Constitution form a Gender Perspective at the common thematic session of the constitutional-legal commissions of the House of Peoples and House of Representatives, Common…

Common calendar 16 Days of Activism for 2021

“16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” is global, world campaign which gathers more than 1.700 organizations from over 100 world states. Campaign begins on November 25 with International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and ends on December 10 with Human Rights Day. It is used as organizational strategy across the world…

Lost in Translation / “Constituent Peoples” for the disintegration of BiH

Office of the High Representative (OHR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina last week announced that Bosnia and Herzegovina has not yet delivered translation of the Dayton Peace Agreement to France. Having that in mind, they said agreement in English language remains the only official version – until Bosnia and Herzegovina does not deliver translation draft.  …

Initiative at the meeting with MEPs

Delegate in the European Parliament Tineke Strik (Greens/EFA, Nederland) and delegate Dietmar Köster (S&D, Germany) on November 11 and 12, 2021 visited BiH where they, as the representatives of their political groups for BiH in the European Parliament, talked with different officials involving High Representative in BiH Christian Schmidt, representatives of the Central Election Commission,…

Gender Barometer

Political parties are inseparable from representative democracy and are one of the most important elements of democratic models of social organization. As such they play important role in promotion and protection of democratic values and human rights, including women’s human rights.   So that we could efficiently and argumentatively monitor how much key political parties…

US-EU Election Plan for Bosnia and Herzegovina Rewards Nationalist Agendas

The Biden administration and European Union officials are barreling ahead in Bosnia with a politically expedient “fix” for the country’s electoral and political dysfunction. But the result would not only irrevocably damage my country and further undermine stability in the Western Balkans, it also would produce the opposite of one of the apparently motivating intentions.…