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 Bosnia and Herzegovina - MSN Encarta
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Serbo-Croatian Bosna i Hercegovina), country in southeastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula.
However, despite their preoccupation with rebuilding a war-torn infrastructure, leaders in Bosnia and Herzegovina have not lost sight of environmental issues—the country was an observer at the World Conservation Congress in Montréal in 1996.
Bosnia’s principal rivers include the Bosna, the Sava, which flows along the northern frontier, and the Sava’s tributaries, the Una, Drina, and Vrbas.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761563626/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina.html   (1041 words)

  
 Politics of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina is nominated by the Presidency and approved by the House of Representatives.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is divided into two Entities - the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republika Srpska, as well as the district of Brčko.
Politics of Bosnia and Herzegovina takes place in a framework of a federal parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina   (1603 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Among the many revolts in Bosnia against the bureaucratic rule of the Osmanli Turks that of 1830-31 under Hussein Aga deserves mention of the revolts in Herzegovina that of 1875.
In Herzegovina 8 parishes, 25 priests, and 36,000 Catholics have increased to 45 parishes, 100 priests, and 110,000 Catholies.
Bosnia was also, in consequence of the physcal formationn of the land, frequently divided into two parts, the upper or mountainous Bosnia, which extended to where the rivers pass into the flat country of the Save, and the Bosnian plain along the Save.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02694a.htm   (4064 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe - Pictures, Travel, Sites and Maps
Bosnia and Herzegovina's declaration of sovereignty in October 1991, was followed by a declaration of independence from the former Yugoslavia on 3 March 1992 after a referendum boycotted by ethnic Serbs.
Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked next to The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as the poorest republic in the old Yugoslav federation.
This national government was charged with conducting foreign, diplomatic, and fiscal policy.
bosnia.europe-countries.com   (3103 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina were annexed to Serbia as part of the newly formed Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes on Oct. 26, 1918.
Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia and Montenegro have delimited most of their boundary, but sections along the Drina River remain in dispute; discussions continue with Croatia on several small disputed sections of the boundary.
Bosnia and Herzegovina continues to make progress towards becoming modern European country, Security Council told, but High Representative also says time is short for country to meet conditions for partnership for peace, stabilization agreement.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107349.html   (1790 words)

  
 bosnia and herzegovina map and information page
Bosnia and Herzegovina (is today) the union of two factions; the Muslim-Croat federation and the Bosnian Serb republic.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina pages are currently being revised, but you can find additional information about the history of the country here.
Bosnia was ruled by numerous forces over the centuries, finally declaring its independence from the former Yugoslavia in February of 1992.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/ba.htm   (393 words)

  
 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles
Bosnia and Herzegovina's relations with the Serbia and Montenegro (SAM) have improved significantly since the collapse of the Milosevic regime, with diplomatic relations being established on 15 December 2000.
Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has borders with Serbia and Montenegro (SAM) to the South and East and with Croatia to the North and West, and a 12 kilometre coastline on the Adriatic Sea.
The minister's main objectives were to explore Bosnia and Herzegovina's experience of international community involvement in a post-conflict environment; encourage the government to take an active lead in donor co-ordination and harmonisation; and to encourage continued political commitment to the Medium-Term Development Strategy (MTDS), including support for integration of the MTDS with EU integration processes.
www.fco.gov.uk /servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1007029394365&a=KCountryProfile&aid=1019233782245   (3721 words)

  
 Travel Advice for Bosnia and Herzegovina - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
When you are in Bosnia and Herzegovina, be aware that local laws and penalties, including ones that appear harsh by Australian standards, do apply to you.
If you are travelling to Bosnia and Herzegovina, whatever the reason and however long you'll be there, we encourage you to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
If you are intending to stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina for longer than three months you should obtain a temporary residence permit.
www.smartraveller.gov.au /zw-cgi/view/Advice/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina   (1422 words)

  
 Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina is among the rare countries in Europe that has fewer than ten kilometers of four-lane highway.
Families traveling with children in Bosnia and Herzegovina should be especially aware of the danger posed by mines and unexploded ordnance.
U.S. citizens planning to remain in Bosnia and Herzegovina for more than three months must obtain a visa prior to travel, or apply for a temporary residence permit from the local police station having jurisdiction over their place of residence.
travel.state.gov /travel/bosnia-herzegovina.html   (2186 words)

  
 Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina's trade policy score is 0.5 point better this year, and its foreign investment score is 1 point better.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's regulatory environment is burdensome and not transparent.
Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - Bosnia and Herzegovina
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=BosniaHerzegovina   (995 words)

  
 BRAINTRACK - University-Index
University of Serb Sarajevo from Republic of Srpska - Bosnia Herzegovina
www.braintrack.com /linknav.htm?pprevid=33&level=3&sp=1   (19 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina and the IMF -- Page 1 of 4
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine.
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine.
This Letter of Intent of the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina describes the policies that Bosnia and Herzegovina intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
www.imf.org /external/country/BIH   (812 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina News
In the last round of oral submissions in Bosnia and Herzegovina 's genocide suit against Serbia and Montenegro before the International Court of Justice, ICJ, Serbian lawyers have reiterated their claim that...
The families of the missing seek prompt implementation of the Law on missing persons of Bosnia and Herzegovina by all levels of authority and the realization of their legally prescribed rights, including the...
Russia actively assists the stabilisation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at his talks with Mladen Ivanic, foreign minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in Moscow on Friday.
www.topix.net /world/bosnia-and-herzegovina   (767 words)

  
 DRAFT FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT FOR BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Based on Articles II and III of the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the session of the House of Representatives held on...
The Information Ombudsman shall, in accordance with this Act and the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina and in cooperation with the Ombudsman institutions in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republika Srpska, examine the activities of public authorities in relation to this Act either upon receiving an application or ex officio.
Every public authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina has the duty to assist public authorities in the Entities whenever the application of their respective freedom of information legislation necessitates their cooperation.
www.ohr.int /print?content_id=387   (2766 words)

  
 www.undp.ba
The press conference in the Executive Council of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina on Thursday, 20th of April 2006, marked the finish of a four-day study visit by the representatives of the regional gender mechanisms and NGOs from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia to the AP Vojvodina.
This important Day was marked in BiH as well, involving two UN agencies (UNDP and UNICEF), the Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Mine Action Centre.
Bosnia and Herzegovina – still the most mine-affected country in Europe
www.undp.ba   (431 words)

  
 Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina has been continuingly providing humanitarian aid to the earthquake victims in the affected areas of Pakistan.
The cash amount collected from the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and citizens was deposited in the account of President Relief Fund through the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina through its Embassy in Islamabad has sent, so far, three relief teams consisting of 31 Bosnian Doctors and 4 Paramedics in total as per detail given below.
www.bosnianembassypakistan.org   (582 words)

  
 BHDCA - Department of Civil Aviation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, on its session held on December 5, 2003 approved the ratified the EUROCONTROL Conventions and the Accession Protocol of the European Community to EUROCONTROL.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Directorate of Civil Aviation, 71000 Sarajevo, Fehima ef.
On 29th July 2004, Bosnia and Herzegovina deposited the Instrument of ratification with the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium for the CEATS Agreement.
www.bhdca.gov.ba /bh_dca.htm   (2079 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Concerning the flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina, my source for the colours is the model drawing I got by fax from the Office of the High Representative in Sarajevo.
The blue, "in combination with the stars" is said to represent "Europe and the Council of Europe, of which Bosnia and Herzegovina is a part".
Flag of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
flagspot.net /flags/ba.html   (673 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dayton Agreement succeeded in ending the bloodshed in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and it institutionalized the division between the Bosnian-Herzegovinian Muslim and Croat entity - Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (51% of the territory), and the Bosnian-Herzegovinian Serb entity - Republika Srpska (49%).
A citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, regardless of ethnicity, is usually identified as a Bosnian.
The territories of today's Bosnia and Herzegovina were part of Illyria and later part of the Roman Empire (provinces Dalmatia and Pannonia).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina   (2368 words)

  
 Jablanica (Herzegovina-Neretva, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
The coat of arms of Jablanica pictures the dam and the acumulation lake on the Neretva river with the folklore ornament at chief and in base the broken bridge and all bordered golden yellow.
The coat of arms of Jablanica pictures the damn and the acumulation lake on the Neretva river with the folklore ornament at chief and in base and all bordered golden yellow.
The coat of arms is prescribed usung unusual colours of purple and blueish-green (and white and golden-yellow, of course).
www.flagspot.com /flags/ba-07-ja.html   (309 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina - The Facts
The climate of Bosnia and Herzegovina is continental-Mediterranean.
Bosnia and Herzegovina has all presumptions for developing mountain and winter tourism, spa centers, maritime and religious tourism, fishing and hunting, congress and transit tourism.
With experienced staff, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Country of rich history, tragic actuality and challenging future, is waiting for you.
www.komorabih.com /expo/Facts.html   (257 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bosnia and Herzegovina comprises the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), the Republika Srpska (RS), and the Brčko District (BD).
This was caused by the ethnic cleansing of non-Serb population, of Bosnian Serb refugees from the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina due to Bosnian war (1992-1995) and of Croatian Serb Croatia due to the Croatian war (1991-1995).
The Parliamentary Assembly is the lawmaking body in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina   (5059 words)

  
 History of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bosnia and Herzegovina was formally abolished together with other historical entities of the Kingdom in 1921 during the process of centralization of power.
Bosnia and Herzegovina was in control of Realms, Serbia, Croatia, and Bulgaria in the 7th-10th century, and also Kingdom of Hungary as well as the Byzantine Empire.
The area of the current Bosnia and Herzegovina was initially part of the Ottoman Rumelia Province (beylerbeylik) and was divided between the three sanjaks (second-level administrative units) of Bosnia (Bosna), Herzegovina (Hersek), and Zvornik (İzvornik).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina   (4598 words)

  
 REENIC: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ombudsman of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (an official site for the institution helping citizens to restitute their rights and reverse of consequences of ethnic cleansing; reports, publications, statistics)
Education Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina (a report by the Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Hercegovina)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina (in English or Bosnian)
menic.utexas.edu /reenic/countries/bosnia.html   (1666 words)

  
 Internews Bosnia and Herzegovina-about
This is the first long-term project of this kind between a local NGO and University in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
With operations in all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Internews is a resource that can be drawn upon for advice, expertise, and professional contacts.
In a last 8 years Internews trained more than thousand media professionals in Bosnia and Herzegovina and has implemented thousands of hours of practical, hands-on, on-site training in 90 media located in more than 50 cities throughout Bosnia-Herzegovina.
www.internews.ba   (294 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
The 1995 General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina (the Dayton Accords) ended the 1991-95 war and created the independent state of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), previously one of the constituent republics of Yugoslavia.
On May 28, based on the independent evidence accumulated by the U.N. Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNMIBH), the IPTF commissioner had deauthorized (see Section 1.c.) three Prijedor police officers for their involvement in the illegal detention and disappearance of Father Matanovic.
The Dayton Peace Accords also created the Human Rights Commission for Bosnia and Herzegovina, which consists of the Human Rights Chamber and the Human Rights Ombudsman (see Section 4).
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2001/eur/8236.htm   (18446 words)

  
 Stabilisation Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina - SFOR - Homepage
To fulfil its mission and a key task of ensuring continued compliance with military aspects of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFOR conducts regular operational rehearsals, including regular training in the deployment and operation of its Reserve Forces.
The purpose of LOT is to be more accessible to citizens and authorities, who want to make a better Bosnia and Herzegovina.
2 Dec. - A ceremony in Sarajevo on 2 December marked the historic conclusion of the NATO-led Stabilisation Force (SFOR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the launch of the European Union’s follow-on EUFOR.
www.nato.int /sfor/home.htm   (591 words)

  
 WWW-VL History Index: Bosnia History: Herzegovina - Sarajevo, Bosna; Mostar, Hercegovina; BiH; Balkans History
Count Andrássy to Count Beust, 30 December 1875 (Communicated to the Earl of Derby by Count Beust, January 3), "Correspondence Respecting Affairs in Bosnia and Herzegovina." Parliamentary Papers, 1876, vol.84, from Mt. Holyoke.
Bosnia & Herzegovina and its Borders According to International Agreements and Constitutional Law, from CalTech
Lord Odo Russell to the Earl of Derby on the Insurrection in Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 1876, from Mt. Holyoke
vlib.iue.it /history/europe/Bosnia   (575 words)

  
 WTO Accession status: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted a Memorandum on the Foreign Trade Regime in October 2002.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's Working Party was established on 15 July 1999.
The second meeting of the Working Party took place in December 2004 to continue the examination of Bosnia and Herzegovina's foreign trade regime.
www.wto.org /english/thewto_e/acc_e/a1_bosnie_e.htm   (111 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina law resource page with links to the Bosnia and Herzegovina constitution, Bosnia and Herzegovina government, Bosnia and Herzegovina law firms, Bosnia and Herzegovina law, Bosnia and Herzegovina court, Bosnia and Herzegovina bar association, Bosnia and Herzegovina legislature, and Bosnia and Herzegovina law guide.
From the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The mission of the High Representative (who is also the European Union’s Special Representative) is to work with the people of BiH and the International Community to ensure that Bosnia and Herzegovina is a peaceful, viable state on course to European integration."
www.washlaw.edu /forint/europe/bosnia.html   (247 words)

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