Bosnia and Herzegovina
Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Republika Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH)
Constituent “Entities”: Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine (FBiH)
Serb Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Republika Srpska Bosne i Hercegovine (RS)
Political Status of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH): Former constituent republic of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia; declared independence on March 3, 1992. (The Dayton agreement of November 21, 1995, specified that the institutions of the existing republic’s government were to function until the holding of countrywide elections, after which a new central government would be formed with joint FBiH-RS participation and retention of purely internal functions by each of the two constituent “entities.” The existence of a single state of Bosnia and Herzegovina and other provisions of the Dayton accords were confirmed ...