Bosnia & Herzegovina

Working with Mediacentar Sarajevo, Internews supports the growth of online media outlets and strengthens the ability of local journalists to conduct investigative reporting. In conjunction with the Annenberg School for Global Communication Studies, Internews provides opportunities for law students and junior faculty to engage with their international peers at the CEU Summer School and Annenberg-Oxford Summer Institute, to strengthen their research capacities and contribute to current public debate on media policy and freedom of expression.  

Through Internews' partnerships with local universities, students are provided with training and internships at web-based news outlets around the country and unique opportunities to participate in SIM-led media law and media literacy clinics. In collaboration with the local NGO Youth Initiative for Human Rights, Internews convenes multiethnic youth from six Balkan nations to develop cross-border projects that promote open dialogue, highlight commonalities and tackle obstacles to reconciliation and tolerance.

Related Stories

  • Shooting Together

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium)

    Twenty years after the Dayton Peace Accords, wounds still run deep in Bosnia and Herzegovina. People tell me constantly that even now, ethnicity plays a major role in everyday life.

    Divided schools are very real factors of life for many children across BiH, perpetuating a glaring lack of dialogue that has persisted since the end of the conflict.

  • National Geographic Photo Camp to Mentor Young Photographers in Sarajevo

    Two young students look through cameras.
    Tuesday, June 9, 2015

    A group of Bosnian youth will have the opportunity to tell their stories through photography during National Geographic Photo Camp Sarajevo, June 11-16, 2015. The camp will highlight the commonalities and issues shared by young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 20 years after the Dayton Accords were signed.