Foreign Policy Initiative BH is a non-governmental, non-profit, independent organization dedicated to investigating and analyzing foreign policy, international relations and international obligations of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Foreign Policy Initiative was established in 2004 by the founding members, who form the Assembly of the organization. It is a non-profit, non-government organization, dedicated to advance and influence the debate and discussion among academics, activists, and policy and decision makers in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Apart from the regular official reports on the progress of reforms in BiH by governmental institutions and international organizations, we seek to present a critical view on the reform process, covering political, economic, and social issues.
Our mission is to serve the society in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and its institutions through a wide range of research opportunities, publications and organization of events, which promote awareness of BiH internal governance issues, as well as its foreign policy directions. FPI BH carries out its mission through:
• Expanding society’s knowledge about the changing nature and conduct of international relations, foreign affairs, diplomacy, and repercussions on BiH institutions
• Expert analyses and advisory role towards the foreign policy creators and decision makers in the legislative and executive branches in BiH
• Strengthening the education and training of emerging young professionals in BiH
• Increasing public understanding about the nature of the governance reform process in BiH, it’s foreign policy and EU integration process
FPI BH Assembly
The FPI BH Assembly is highest supervisory and decision-making body. It appoints the FPI management and Advisory Board, selects external associates and grants new memberships.
FPI BH Advisory Board
Members of FPI BH Advisory Board: Osman Topčagić, Hajrudin Somun, Jasmina Pašalić, Nina Karađinović, Mihael Vajhert, Emine Bozkurt, Zlatko Dizdarević, Marko Radovanović, Damir Šaljić, Željko Jerkić and Mesut Idriz.