Localization of Women, Peace, and Security Agenda: Case Study of Six Local Governments in Bosnia and Herzegovina
High-impact national action plans on women, peace, and security (NAPs) require a clear, holistic understanding of how different societies define peace and security. By emphasizing human security, the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina has used the NAP as a platform to achieve meaningful change at the community level. The Plan has facilitated a move away […]
These recommendations for leveraging women’s skills and expertise in seeking to moderate extremism were developed by women experts from Bosnia and Hercegovina convened by The Institute for Inclusive Security in January 2010.
Bosnian civil society groups have taken the lead in addressing needs not met by their state during its postwar reconstruction period. Women’s groups have spurred the creation of a war crimes court, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), and have filled gaps in the court’s reconciliation processes. They pressed the court to […]