EKO ZH, the Association for Development, Environment, and Culture, based in Široki Brijeg, is working towards the conservation of nature and preservation of cultural heritage in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Through their environmental activism, educational workshops and exhibitions, campaigns, and field work, they bring together young artists and activists with the aim of improving the quality of life in the country.
Although every award he has received is meaningful to him, one is especially significant. “My favorite award is the one I got from the kids in 2016, but I prefer the smile or the hug of a child even more – that’s a real reward. It’s nice to receive any kind of recognition, but I would also like these awards to encourage a conversation about reforms in the education system.”
Young people in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) cite unemployment, corruption, weak support mechanisms, low living standards, and poor education as the biggest problems they face. This is according to the survey “What young people say” [Šta kažu mladi] conducted by the FBiH Youth Council in 2020. The Council, which acts as an …
The Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) and Balkan Diskurs invite young people from Bosnia and Herzegovina to participate in the second edition of Peace Festival in Vitez from February 23 to 26, 2023.
Nedim Ramić, a 21-year-old from Sanski Most in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), did not sit back and wait for someone to help him make his childhood dream of becoming a hairdresser come true. During the pandemic, he started working in clients’ houses or yards, sometimes without pay, which helped him become successful in his business today.
Climate change is real, but the Bosnian government and society have not sufficiently developed mechanisms to cope with it, such as “green” reforms that improve environmental awareness. However, there are young people who are engaged in activism. One of them is Emir Delić, a 28-year-old from Bihać, who shared his ideas at the Youth for Climate Conference in New York.