BalkanThemes Volume 1: Issue 2 – Roma
This paper analyzes the importance of the return process and sustainable integration of returnees for reconciliation in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina. With Annex VII of General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia (Dayton Peace Agreement, or DPA), refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) were ensured they could return to their pre-war homes. One obstacle for returnee families is in education – ethnically biased curricula increase divisions between groups.
The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia believes it will complete its work in 2017, though challenges remain.
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