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EU allocated more than 9.2 Million Euros to help Migrants in BiH

December 18, 2018 3:00 PM
EU allocated more than 9.2 Million Euros to help Migrants in BiH

In the past months, the European Union has allocated more than €9.2 million through various projects to support Bosnia and Herzegovina’s efforts in helping migrants and refugees and improving the country’s border management capacities. The funds have been allocated for several activities such as relocation of migrants and refugees from […]

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Today is International Migrants Day

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Today is International Migrants Day

On the occasion of International Migrants Day on 18 December, the European Commission and the High Representative made the following statement: “The history of humankind is a history of migration. For thousands of years people have migrated from one place to another, for a variety of reasons, and continue to […]

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Mountain Rescue Service saved 26 Migrants who were lost in Pljesevica Mountain

December 17, 2018 2:30 PM
Mountain Rescue Service saved 26 Migrants who were lost in Pljesevica Mountain

The Mountain Rescue Service (GSS) found four lost migrants who were lost on Saturday on Pljesevica Mountain near Bihac. “Yesterday, at 19:15, the team of GSS – Station Bihac has found four lost persons. Two people are in a very bad health condition with life-threatening frostbites,” the GSS confirmed. The […]

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Harsh Weather Conditions make Life harder for Migrants in BiH

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Harsh Weather Conditions make Life harder for Migrants in BiH

Harsh weather conditions and tight police border controls have stopped thousands of people from attempting to cross into Croatia at the European Union’s Balkan frontier, leaving them in Bosnia until spring. Over 3,000 migrants have been cramped in three improvised migrant centres in the Bosnian towns of Bihac and Velika […]

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FRONTEX Teams soon on BiH-Croatia Border?

December 15, 2018 9:00 AM
FRONTEX Teams soon on BiH-Croatia Border?

Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX) are soon to arrive on the Croatia-Bosnia border because of the migrant pressure, European Commissioner Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis said on Thursday and added that the greatest responsibility for the situation on the border lies with Sarajevo and Zagreb. Negotiations with Bosnia and […]

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Analysis: Progress regarding Respect of Human Rights in BiH

December 13, 2018 2:00 PM
Analysis: Progress regarding Respect of Human Rights in BiH

There was little visible progress on human rights during 2017. Authorities failed yet again to end structural and political discrimination against Jews, Roma, and other minorities. There was limited progress towards accountability for war crimes in domestic courts. Journalists remain vulnerable to intimidation and threats. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender […]

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“People” Exhibition opened in the Historical Museum

December 12, 2018 12:00 PM
“People” Exhibition opened in the Historical Museum

Hoping to encourage a more nuanced public debate on the issue of migration, the European Union supported the exhibition of photographs of migrants and refugess passing through Bosnia and Herzegovina. The exhibition of portraits call for deep self-reflection of our perception of migration and reminds that migrants are individuals with […]

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HRW claims Croatia Police violently pushes Migrants back to BiH

December 11, 2018 3:00 PM
HRW claims Croatia Police violently pushes Migrants back to BiH

Police are pushing migrants and asylum seekers back to Bosnia and Herzegovina, in some cases violently, and without giving them the possibility to seek asylum, Human Rights Watch said. Human Rights Watch interviewed 20 people, including 11 heads of families and 1 unaccompanied boy, who said that Croatian police deported […]

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International Red Cross in BiH warns on the urgently needed Humanitarian Assistance

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International Red Cross in BiH warns on the urgently needed Humanitarian Assistance

The International Federation of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent (IFRC) has warned that the humanitarian assistance is urgently needed for thousands of migrants will stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina during cold winter days. Namely, more than 23,000 migrants have entered the country since the beginning of the year […]

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European Commission has allocated an additional 500,000 Euros for Migrants in BiH

November 29, 2018 2:00 PM
European Commission has allocated an additional 500,000 Euros for Migrants in BiH

The European Commission has allocated an additional 500,000 Euros to continue assisting the most vulnerable refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This additional funding brings EU humanitarian assistance in the Western Balkans to €31 million since the start of the refugee crisis in 2015, including €2 million for Bosnia […]

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