Bosnia and Herzegovina Issues - 2023


Disputes - international

Bosnia and Herzegovina-Serbia: Serbia delimited about half of the boundary with Bosnia and Herzegovina, but sections along the Drina River remain in dispute.

Bosnia and Herzegovina-Croatia: none identified

Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro: none identified

Refugees and internally displaced persons

IDPs: 92,000 (Bosnian Croats, Serbs, and Bosniaks displaced by inter-ethnic violence, human rights violations, and armed conflict during the 1992-95 war) (2021)

stateless persons: 48 (2022)

note: 126,628 estimated refugee and migrant arrivals (January 2015-July 2023)

Illicit drugs

drug trafficking groups are major players in the procurement and transportation of of large quantities of cocaine destined for European markets

NOTE: The information regarding Bosnia and Herzegovina on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bosnia and Herzegovina 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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