White House Hosts Roundtable on Syrian Refugees

December 25, 2015

eldin white houseHungarian American Coalition: On December 18, the White House hosted 40 leaders from ethnic communities, refugee aid and interfaith organizations to discuss the Administration’s approach to welcoming refugees while ensuring the safety and security of the American people. Read more



November 22, 2015

Slobodan_Milosevic,_Alija_Izetbegovic,_and_Franjo_Tudjman_sign_the_Balkan_Peace_Agreement_-_Flickr_-_The_Central_Intelligence_AgencyTwenty years ago, in the wake of the genocide in Srebrenica and the surrounding areas of the eastern town in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), the Dayton Peace Accords (DPA) ended a war that killed more than 100,000 people, left between 20,000 and 50,000 women victims of sexual violence, and displaced more than two million around the world.  Read more


First BH Youth Diasporic Conference in North America

March 17, 2015

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The 2015 BiH Diasporic Youth Conference will be hosted on April 4th, 2015, at Oakton Community College with the closing plenary occurring on April 5th, 2015, at the Skokie Theatre.  This conference has been put together by the Bosnian-American Genocide Institute (BAGI) and by a small group of Bosnian young people living in Chicago, Washington and Toronto. The main theme, Deep Roots Building Sturdy Bridges, focuses on our shared roots and the creation of bridges from our commonalities and differences. Read more


ACBH, CNAB and EDI Mark the 100 Year Anniversary of World War I

June 27, 2014

Marko Attila HoareOn Thursday June 12, 2014 the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Congress of North American Bosniaks and Emerging Democracies Institute organized a lecture at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace titled “100 Year Anniversary of World War I: The Balkan Perspective.” Distinguished historian, Dr. Marko Attila Hoare – an Associate Professor at Kingston University London who specializes in the history of South East Europe, in particular of Yugoslavia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) offered his expertise on the significance that the date June 28th has had on Balkan history. Read more


Fourth Annual Bosnia and Herzegovina Days on Capitol Hill

June 27, 2014

ch allOn June 12-13, 2014, the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina (ACBH) hosted the fourth annual “Bosnia and Herzegovina Days on Capitol Hill” event in Washington, D.C. This yearly event serves as a way for ACBH to introduce the Bosnian American diaspora leaders and advocates to the Washington D.C. policymaking community and to expand our joint efforts in advocating for a united, multiethnic, and democratic Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Read more


First Centennial of World War I: The Balkan Perspective

June 11, 2014

Dr. Marko Attila HoareDate/Time:  Thursday, June 12, 2014,  2:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1779 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (map)

Speaker(s):  Dr. Marko Attila Hoare Read more


Bosnian immigrants in Dallas area aid Balkans flood victims

May 24, 2014

dallasenverEnver Spahalic, a member of the CNAB board of directors, has been named as one of the main organizers of the Dallas area aid to be provided to the Balkans flood victims. Please read the following article published by the Dallas News: Read more


CNAB Commemorates the Siege of Sarajevo

April 5, 2013

The Congress of North American Bosniaks (CNAB) would like to commemorate the Siege of Sarajevo that lasted from April 6, 1992 to February 29, 1996, during the war of aggression Read more


The Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a historical fact

March 8, 2012

The following analysis was prepared in honor of the twentieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Read more


CNAB welcomes the release of Jovan Divjak, the retired general of the Bosnian Army

July 29, 2011

The Congress of North American Bosniaks (CNAB) welcomes the news of release of Jovan Divjak, former General of the Bosnian Army, in Vienna on Friday. An Austrian court has rejected Belgrade’s request that general Divjak be extradited to Serbia for a false and politically motivated accusation of war crimes in the “Dobrovoljacka” case.  Read more


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