Brcko

Brčko,

internationally supervised self-governing district (2013 pop. 93,028), NE Bosnia and Herzegovina on the Sava River, part of both the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Serbian Republic. The town of Brčko, a trade center with road, river, and rail links, is the seat of government. The district lies on the narrowest part of the Posavina Corridor, a strategic east-west route that connects the north and east sections of the Serbian Republic. The population consists of Bosniaks, Croats, and Serbs. Following the end of the Bosnian war in 1995, the Brčko district was formed to replace the former Brčko municipality, whose control was disputed between the Serbian Republic and the Bosniak-Croat Federation; it was the only part of Bosnia and Herzegovina whose status was not finalized in the Dayton peace accords. An agreement on its status was reached in 1999.

Bibliography

See M. Parish, A Free City in the Balkans: Reconstructing a Divided Society in Bosnia (2009).

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The STEM Academy was launched two years ago in Tuzla, and since this year, it has been active in the Brcko District.
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Before April of 1992, Isak Gasi was a world-class athlete and community leader, content to live a quiet life with his wife and infant daughter in the Bosnian city of Brcko. He never could have dreamed that within just a few short years, he would come face to face with Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic and others indicted for war crimes, as a lead prosecution witness at the International Criminal Trials for the Former Yugoslavia.
Coordination of law enforcement efforts among the multiple jurisdictional levels in BiH--the State, the two entities (the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republika Srpska), and Brcko District--is improving, but additional efforts are necessary.
In this process a small northeastern town of Brcko became the last piece of the Dayton puzzle that threatened to crush the international efforts to achieve peace in the Western Balkans.
Embassy to Serbia, and Principal Deputy High Representative and Brcko District Supervisor at the Office of the High Representative in Sarajevo, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
BRCKO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Floodwaters triggered more than 3,000 landslides across the Balkans on Sunday, laying waste to entire towns and villages and disturbing land mines leftover from the region's 1990s war, along with warning signs that marked the unexploded weapons.
DELUGE Muddy water covers the streets of the city of Brcko
Pavilion of Bosnia and Herzegovina is situated in A1 Hall, Stand number 511 and all potential foreign investors and visitors will have an opportunity to meet with representatives of: FIPA, the Government of Federation of BIH, the Government of RS, and the Brcko District Government, which will present selected investment projects:1.
By expanding the existing multi-ethnic, autonomous district of Brcko to include seven more adjoining districts, Republika Srpska would no longer be contiguous and thus could not secede, he argued.
Reconstruction and Peace Building in the Balkans: The Brcko Experience by Robert William Farrand.