Swiss-Funded Nursing Project Results Discussed in a Conference

Republika Srpska’s health ministry hosted a nursing conference in Banja Luka, at which the results of the first phase of Strengthening of Nursing in Bosnia and Herzegovina Project (ProSes) were presented. The project is supported by the Swiss government and implemented by the Fami Foundation and the Geneva University Hospitals. Continue reading Swiss-Funded Nursing Project Results Discussed in a Conference

“Fighting Impunity Is a Fundamental Human Obligation”

The United States Embassy in Sarajevo said that the verdict of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the case of Ratko Mladić is “an important step toward holding to account those individuals responsible for the tremendous suffering of the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina.” Continue reading “Fighting Impunity Is a Fundamental Human Obligation”

Court Jails Mladić for Life

The UN tribunal on war crimes in former Yugoslavia in The Hague delivered its verdict in the trial of Ratko Mladić, former chief of the Bosnian Serb military, finding him guilty of the 1995 genocide at Srebrenica, eastern Bosnia, and of terrorizing the civilian population in besieged Sarajevo from 1992 to 1995, but the charges of genocide in other Bosnian towns were dropped. Continue reading Court Jails Mladić for Life

Police Protest, Demand Better Retirement Terms

Officers of various police agencies in the Federation entity protested at the entity parliament in Sarajevo, demanding better retirement terms and a separate law on retirement in law enforcement. Continue reading Police Protest, Demand Better Retirement Terms

Reforms Will Unlock Loan Deal with IMF

The International Monetary Fund warned Bosnia that it must meet the terms of its loan arrangement with the lender to get the program back on track and boost economic growth and job creation, reported Reuters. The IMF halted the 550 million euro stand-by loan program in February after Bosnian authorities failed to carry out economic reforms agreed in November last year. Continue reading Reforms Will Unlock Loan Deal with IMF