SARAJEVO – We want our money back

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) had to return €2.6 million to the governments of Sweden and Denmark, a sum which the two Nordic states donated so that BiH could invest into its public administration reform projects.

For years, BiH had done nothing to start reforming a system plagued by political influence and incompetence, despite public administration reform being one of the 14 priorities laid out in the European Commission’s document regarding the country’s potential EU candidate status.

The EU Delegation to BiH also commented on the lack of political support for public administration reform. (Željko Trkanjec |

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