fjum_Kontext: Bosnia and Herzegovina before the Elections
Since the first general elections after the Dayton Agreement, held in 1996, the politics of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been dominated by the ethnic-centered political parties and their clientele. Despite the international community’s omnipresence and innumerable programs in support of country’s democratization, Bosnia and Herzegovina faces profound problems and increasing ethnic divisions. Some analysts question if the country will survive. Young and educated vote by leaving the country, while rampant corruption undermines the notion of the rule of law.
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR PEACE