GRAVEL MINERS ATTACK LAND OWNED BY NATIONALS OF THE NEIGHBORING COUNTRY – AFTER ZVORNIK, THE SAME RECORDED IN BIJELJINA

“A lady from Lipnicki sor near Loznica addressed us and claims that arrogant gravel miners are exploiting gravel in Batra, that they have usurped land in Bijeljina area in her possession and that they are exploiting gravel from it…”, states the informal group of citizens “Stop illegal gravel mining” and the devastation of the Drina River in […]

Labor market and education system harmonization program – career guidance and counseling

➡️The Youth Center “Vermont”, within the project “Labor market and education system harmonization program – career guidance and counseling”, funded by the Brcko District Employment Bureau and the Brcko District Government, participates in various trainings related to education and future careers. ➡️In this regard, we are participating in the roundtable organized by the Austrian Agency for Education[…]

Tuzla Canton has a waste disposal problem: There is a solution, but it is a double-edged sword

The unregulated system of waste collection and disposal is the main reason for the emergence of illegal landfills, which are particularly pronounced in the Tuzla Canton. The solution is to form a regional landfill, but the question is how much local communities can afford such a project. Until the problem is solved, the citizens personally have the[…]

A story from Bosnia and Herzegovina: A student made an electric scooter in his grandfather’s workshop

I made my electric scooter from mostly used parts, because when I saw how much scooters from foreign manufacturers cost, I realized that I could make it for less money. This is how 17-year-old Mirko Keča, a third-grade student at the Electrical Engineering School in Banja Luka, began his story for “Nezavisne novine”. Mirko was born in[…]

Vermont Brčko launched the campaign “Transparent financing of non-profit organizations”

The Vermont Youth Center is implementing the “Transparent Financing of Non-Profit Organizations from the Budget of the Brčko District of BiH” campaign with the aim of establishing a transparent distribution of funds to citizens’ associations and foundations. The campaign is supported by the Center for Civic Initiatives (CCI) and USAID in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Watch the podcast[…]