BIRN Moderates Bosnia’s Population Loses Presentation

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Nerma Jelacic, BIRN BiH director, has moderated the June 21 presentation and discussion of the population losses in Bosnia and Herzegovina war.

The project, also known as Bosnia’s Book of the Dead, was presented by the Research and Documentation Centre in Sarajevo, four years after its work began.

The day-long event in Sarajevo attracted leading representatives of non-governmental organisations, civil society, victims groups, international community and local political parties.

Jelacic moderated the discussion of the possible future use of the database.

Speakers included Zeljko Komsic, member of BiH Presidency, and council of ministers chair Nikola Spiric, as well as academics, demographic experts and representatives of the state prosecutor’s office.