News & Events

Applied Drama Institute Kicks Off in Tuzla

Fifty teachers from 27 towns and cities across BiH are in Tuzla this week for a four-day training in drama-based pedagogy, an approach to teaching and learning that uses active and dramatic techniques to increase student engagement and teacher self-efficacy. The program is led by Katie Dawson, professor and director of the Drama for Schools ...
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Youth Voices: Brčko Democracy Camp Turns 18!

More than 350 students, 50 teachers and organizers from 30 cities across BiH participated in the 18th Annual Brčko Democracy Camp, which was opened by Deputy Director of Embassy’s Banja Luka Branch Office, Charles Blake.  The five-day camp brings together the cantonal, regional and district winners of the Project Citizen competition to work together in ...
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Ambassador Nelson and DAS Palmer Visit Bihać and Banja Luka

Ambassador Nelson and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer took a two-day road trip to visit Bihać and Banja Luka.  During meetings with the Prime Minister of the Una-Sana Canton and the Mayor of Bihać, they discussed the importance of a coordinated and humane response to the migrant situation in BiH, and also visited ...
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#TimeToClean!

A team of Embassy volunteers joined the #vrijemedacistimo (Time to Clean) campaign in BiH, cleaning up the Vraca Memorial Park, a monument to the fighters and civilians killed in World War II.  The clean-up was made a little sweeter by the baklava a kind neighbor brought to the team!  The volunteers’ hard work did not ...
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Ambassador Nelson Celebrates Completion of AFCP Project at National Museum

Ambassador Nelson spoke at a press event marking the completion of a series of projects undertaken at the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina within the framework of a $625,000 grant from the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation.  The award of this grant in 2015 was instrumental in helping the museum re-open, and supported a ...
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