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  Bosnia and Herzegovina - MSN Encarta
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian Bosna i Hercegovina), country in southeastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula.
The modern-day country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, often referred to simply as Bosnia, is still divided geographically into a northern region of Bosnia and a southern region of Herzegovina.
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.
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 Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovina
The Law on the flag and the coat of arms of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina passed by the Federation Parliament in the session of the House of Representatives held on November 6, 1996 and in the session of the House of Nations held on November 6, 1996 is enacted.
The Chairman of the House of Representatives of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, prof.dr. Abdulah Konjicija.
Mariofil Ljubic Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of the Federation of BiH, Mr.
www.internet.ba /hidex/federation-flag-law.html   (2111 words)

  
 Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina is primarily inhabited by Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats, which is why it is informally referred to as the Bosniak-Croat Federation.
Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina comprises 51% of the land area of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and is home to around 60% of the country's total population.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federation_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina   (1271 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina - Gurupedia
The Dayton Agreement divides Bosnia and Herzegovina roughly equally between the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Bosnian Serb Republika Srpska.
Bosnia is located in the Western Balkans, bordering Serbia and Montenegro to the east and Croatia to the north and south-west.
Banja Luka in the northwest, Tuzla in the northeast and Mostar, the capital of Herzegovina.
www.gurupedia.com /b/bo/bosnia_and_herzegovina.htm   (929 words)

  
 Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
According to Znamierowski [zna99] (P. 155) the Croat-Muslim Federation should be called: Bosniak-Croat Federation; "Red stands for the Croats, green for the Bosniak people and white for purity and peace." Officially Bosnian (with n) is any inhabitant of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosniak (with k) is that part of the population formerly known as Muslim.
Bosniak-Croat Federation is not official name and never was (nither Croat-Muslim Federation, nor anything similar) - it is just a "description" or "explanation" of the easily confuzing and misleading name of that part of the state that is officially called "Federacija Bosna i Hercegovina" i.e.
However, the Federation is the federation of 10 cantons and not of two countries, one called Bosnia and the other Herzegovina.
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 Bosnia Herzegovina Interesting Facts - Places - Things   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Bosnia and Herzegovina shares borders with Serbia and Montenegro in the east and southeast, and Croatia to the north and west.
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 Macedonia as the poorest republic in the old Yugoslav federation.
www.travel-island.com /interesting.places/bosnia_herzegovina.html   (1378 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (09/06)
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are 407 primary schools with 250,000 students, 171 secondary schools with 80,000 students, 7 universities in the major cities (Sarajevo, Mostar, Banja Luka, Tuzla, Bihac, and Foca) and 6 academies (4 pedagogic and 2 art academies).
Bosnia and Herzegovina introduced the direct election of mayors at regional and municipal elections held in October 2004.
Bosnia and Herzegovina maintains an embassy in the United States at 2109 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20037 (tel.: 202-337-1500; fax: 202-337-1502).
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2868.htm   (2914 words)

  
 GlobaLex - A Guide to Legal Research in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entities (Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republic of Srpska)
Bosnia and Herzegovina consists of the two entities and districts, Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine – F BiH (Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Republika Srpska - RS (Republic of Srpska) and District Brčko.
Therefore, the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina has a wide range of authorities given to the entities, and still leaving to the institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina the authorities of the vital importance for the functioning of an internationally recognized state.
www.nyulawglobal.org /globalex/Bosnia_Herzegovina.htm   (4416 words)

  
 JURIST Bosnia & Herzegovina Law - Bosnian law, legal research, human rights
Institution of the Ombudsmen of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Federation representatives are elected directly by the voters of the Federation, and RS representatives are selected by the RS National Assembly (the National Assembly is directly elected by RS voters).
In the Federation, the Government cooperated with the ICTY and facilitated the transfer of three Bosniak generals in August and of a Federation Government minister in September.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /world/bosnia.htm   (1238 words)

  
 A Soldier's Guide: Bosnia-Herzegovina
THE FEDERATION OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: president - Kresimir Zubak; vice president - Ejup Ganic; chairman of the constituent assembly - Mariofil Ljubic.
After the war, Bosnia Herzegovina became one of the six constituent republics of the Yugoslav federation.
The Federal and Bosnian Serb armies under General Ratko Mladic, aided by paramilitary groups, began seizing territory in northern and eastern Bosnia, expelled much of the non-Serb population, and engaged in ethnic cleansing, in which intimidation or violence were used to remove all members of other ethnic groups from the area.
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 Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bosnia and Herzegovina, also known as the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country on the Balkan peninsula of southern Europe with an area of 51,129 km² (19,741 square miles), making it the 127th largest country by area, and an estimated population of around four million people.
Bosnia and Herzegovina comprises the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), the Republika Srpska (RS), and the Brčko District (BD).
Bosnia is located in the western Balkans, bordering Croatia (932km) to the north and south-west, Serbia (302km) to the east, and Montenegro (225km) to the southeast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bosnia_Herzegovina   (6577 words)

  
 ACG Region Country Information - Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Bosnia and Herzegovina - The Media Sustainability Index 2001 (MSI) analyzes and measures the current status and sustainability of independent media systems in twenty countries throughout Europe and Eurasia.
Reshaping International Priorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina - - Part three: The End of the Nationalist Regimes and the Future of the Bosnian State.
The diagnostic in Bosnia and Herzegovina was released in a public workshop in 2001.
www.nobribes.org /en/country_information/rc_bosnia.htm   (926 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina - Intelligence Agencies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It was officially disassembled with the constitution of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (one of two entities in Bosnia).
Bosnia and Herzegovina as a state constituted of two entities Republic of Srpska (majority Serb) and Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (joint entity of Muslims and Croats) has two Intelligence Agencies controlled by these Entities.
The AID of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina kept the same name and is also independent.
www.fas.org /irp/world/bosnia/index.html   (492 words)

  
 Human Rights Watch World Report 2002: Europe & Central Asia: Bosnia and Herzegovina
The major political development was the formation of non-ethnic-nationalist governments at the national level and in one of Bosnia's two constitutive entities, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
On August 4, the federation government surrendered to the tribunal three Bosniac officers of the Bosnia and Herzegovina army, Enver Hadzihasanovic, Mehmed Alagic, and Amir Kubura, charged with war crimes against Bosnian Croats and Serbs during the 1992-1995 war.
At a November 2000 session the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe welcomed the progress achieved by Bosnia and Herzegovina toward meeting the criteria for accession to the Council of Europe and added that further progress was needed, including the adoption of an electoral law.
www.hrw.org /wr2k2/europe5.html   (2455 words)

  
 NATO Fact sheets: NATO's role in Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
NATO leads a 20,000-strong peacekeeping mission, or Stabilisation Force (SFOR), to Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia) that maintains the security environment necessary to enable the country to rebuild after the devastation of years of conflict.
On a visit to Bosnia in summer 2000, NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson made clear that the country's militaries had to be brought under a single command if the country wished to be considered for NATO's Partnership for Peace programme.
These efforts are designed to help Bosnia build a unified command and control structure, and, in the longer term, to encourage the development of joint doctrine, and standards for training and equipping that are compatible with NATO and Partnership for Peace norms.
www.nato.int /docu/facts/2000/role-bih.htm   (874 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bosnia and Herzegovina and its Borders According to International Agreements and Constitutional Law (Source: BosNet Archives).
To ensure that Bosnia and Herzegovina is a peaceful, viable state on course to European integration.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/bosnia_herzegovina.htm   (883 words)

  
 stopVAW -- Bosnia and Herzegovina<DIV align=right><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt"><EM> Bosnia and ...
On the entity level, there are the Gender center of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Gender Center of the Republic of Srpska Government.
According to data of the OSCE mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in rural areas of BH, almost 48% of women and 25% of men are illiterate and/or have not completed the primary education.
Herzegovina, rape, including marital rape, is illegal in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
www.stopvaw.org /Bosnia_and_Herzegovina.html   (3743 words)

  
 Privacy International - Bosnia and Herzegovina Page
Ombudsmen of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the implementation of the FOI, 12 September 2002.
Ombudsmen of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the implementation of the FOI,
The Institution of the Ombudsman of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina was established by the Constitution of the Federation, which in its Chapter II.B foresees the appointment of three Ombudsman by the Federation Legislature, with the mandate of protecting human dignity, human rights and fundamental freedoms and reverse of consequences of ethnic cleansing.
www.privacy.org /pi/countries/bosnia   (506 words)

  
 The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
It is argued that the lack of implementation of this quasi-state is due to the failure of substantive military integration and the position of the Croats.
Second, the division of the Federation's means of coercion suggests that its mandate and laws can only be implemented at the pleasure of the military of one side or the other.
Although the Federation could order those forces which are loyal to it to enforce its mandate, the use of an army in such a manner would presumably precipitate a general clash of the two armies and replay the events of April 1993-February 1994.
www.ndsu.nodak.edu /ndsu/ambrosio/federation.html   (6707 words)

  
 Bosnia-Herzegovina : Contents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
EDUCATION FOR ALL National Report for Bosnia and Herzegovina is consisting of two parts:
Data included in the report are refering to different years – Report of Federation of BandH is covering years 1990, 1997 and 1998, while Report of Republic of Srpska is covering year 1999.
The 1990 data reflect the situtation of the whole Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was part of former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
www2.unesco.org /wef/countryreports/bosnia_herzegovina/contents.html   (212 words)

  
 Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Proposals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been created by the so called Washington agreement (if I remember right some time a year ago) among Bosnian Muslims and Bosnian Croats, consisting of territories held by both Croatian Defence Council (HVO) and Sarajevo government troops (Armija BiH).
The Federation is supposed to be one of the two entities in Bosnia according to the plan of Holbrook's shuttle diplomacy (the other would be Republic of Srpska).
Even if the proposal was rejected by the Parliament of Federation, this flag was hoisted in the Parliament sessions almost since the debate on the new flag was started, until the new flag was finally adopted, so this flag may be considered de facto flag in use since April 1996 till November 1996.
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 Bosnia and Herzegovina facts from ALS International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
within Bosnia and Herzegovina's recognized borders, the country is divided into a joint Bosniak/Croat Federation (about 51% of the territory) and the Bosnian Serb-led Republika Srpska or RS (about 49% of the territory); the region called Herzegovina is contiguous to Croatia and traditionally has been settled by an ethnic Croat majority
Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked next to The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as the poorest republic in the old Yugoslav federation.
Federation Army or VF (composed of both Croatian and Bosniak elements), Republika Srpska Army or VRS (composed of Bosnian Serb elements); note - within both of these forces air and air defense are subordinate commands
www.alsintl.com /countries/B/bosnia.herzegovina.html   (1379 words)

  
 Project Citizen in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Citizen and the Constitution; Foundations of Democracy: Authority, Privacy, Responsibility, and Justice; and Project Citizen, schools throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina are implementing Project Citizen and selected lessons from the other materials in their classrooms as part of the Civitas@Bosnia and Herzegovina program.
Due to the combined efforts of the USIS staff in Sarajevo and the Center, the network of trained teachers and coordinators in Bosnia and Herzegovina continues to expand.
A delegation of nine educators from Bosnia and Herzegovina visited the United States this spring to work with Center staff and colleagues in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Washington, D.C. The group developed curricular materials and planned teacher training programs for implementation in the summer and fall of 1997.
www.civiced.org /archives/winter97/cc_bosnia.html   (364 words)

  
 Governments on the WWW: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Parlament Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine [Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina]
Institucija Ombudsmana Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine [Institution of the Ombudsmen of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina]
Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Doha, Qatar
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/ba.html   (477 words)

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